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The HALO Foundation – #ArtDoesGood

The HALO Foundation’s #ArtDoesGood Campaign was a huge success. More than $22,260 was raised to help provide a haven of creativity, future-focused art and life skills programs, and professional development training for 111 kids in a HALO Learning Center for one year.

Gavin Gerken did a paper-mache art project for the Campaign. The Gerken Family raised $2,574 and was the top fundraiser.

 

Chedon Welsh designed and stitched a bear of his own to help raise funds for the Campaign.

Read more in the January 8, 2022 issue of The Independent

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