Upcoming Events

PROJECT LAUNCH The Flight 93 Mobile Museum

  While the project will span several years, 2016 featured the launch of the Flight 93 Mobile Museum.  This Mobile Museum will be used as an educational vehicle to teach students the principals of courage and valor displayed aboard United Flight 93.  Since 2001,...

From Our Founder…

2016 was the 15th Anniversary of “9/11”, the defining day in our lives as we encountered the darkest tragedy on US soil. Out of this catastrophe, however, we gleaned the very best of the American Spirit. Unity rippled across our nation as we witnessed the selfless...

Flag Drop Box

Flag Drop Box HALO partnered with Akron community members to create a drop box for the retirement of worn American flags. The box is the only flag drop box located at a school in the state of Ohio. Students at Resnik CLC voted on the wrap for the box made from steel...

St Sebastian Students Support Louisiana

Students at the St Sebastian's school raised $379 for Louisiana flood victims. On October 5, the students had the option of paying $1 to participate in Indians dress down day. Students donned their Tribe gear and rallied donations, given to HALO for flood relief....

HALO Foundation to honor 15th anniversary of 9/11, Flight 93 at annual Gala

AKRON, Ohio (Aug. 26, 2015) -- The HALO Foundation’s annual Wings of Charity Gala, Creating a Living Memorial will begin at 6 p.m on Sept. 8 at Guy’s Party Center. Board member Carolyn Joyce and husband Dru Joyce along with board member Jim Mellody and wife Diane...

Thank You to Our 2016 Wings of Charity Sponsors!

Special thank you to these wonderful businesses that help us to help others!   JW DIDADO ELECTRIC COMPANY FED EX GROUND OMNOVA FOUNDATION OHIO GRATINGS SPECIAL AEROSPACE SERVICES (SAS) HOUSE OF LAROSE OHIO SAVINGS BANK FIRST ENERGY FOUNDATION GUYS PARTY CENTER...

2016 Wings of Charity Gala

Join us for a fun filled night with Dinner, Live and Silent Auctions, and Guest Keynote Speaker, Gordy Felt, President of Families of Flight 93. The evening begins at 6pm at Guys Party Center, 500 E Waterloo Rd, Akron. Tickets are available for $75. [gravityform...

Flight 93 Mobile Museum

On Wednesday, May 4th, the HALO Foundation hosted an event at the Merriman Assisted Living Facility to announce the building of the Flight 93 Mobile Museum. The mobile museum will be used as an educational tool for schools, organizations, and individuals. What is...

Kickin’ Cancer Chili Cookoff is a HUGE Success!

When a family is in need, and people go out of their way to help, amazing things happen! Joey Berger, one of HALO's student leaders, was recently diagnosed with thyroid cancer. As most know, cancer often puts a huge emotional, physical, and financial damper on both...

Green Middle School Takes Fundraising to the Next Level

Over the past couple of months, Green Middle School students and faculty have been raising money for the completion of the Flight 93 Memorial in Shankesville, PA. The school began selling 40+1 Heroes t-shirts the week of September 11, 2015, as a way to honor all of...

Our hearts go out to the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. We’re currently raising funds to support the families who have lost homes and are rebuilding their lives. Read about how we’ve aided families in the past on the Disaster Relief page, and aid us in this effort by clicking on the link above to make a donation.

Our Story

The Halo Foundation was founded in 2003 as a not-for-profit corporation. We have strongly advocated disaster relief, service projects for youth, and distribution of food and other resources to the needy. With the youthful energy and mature wisdom of intergenerational volunteers, we respond to individual and group needs through our programs and collaboration with like-minded organizations.

the HALO Foundation Mission

HALO strives to offer Hope to the afflicted through the generosity of Service & Charity. We do this by responding to individual and group needs and crises through thought, prayer, organization, and action. Furthermore, our programs strive to bring together the wisdom of the old and the vigor of the young.