From the HALO Foundation

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...

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...

A+ Green Middle School!

A powerful meeting happened at the Flight 93 National Memorial on Friday, May 22, 2015! Green Middle School, in Green, Ohio is the latest School to embrace the 93 cents for Flight 93 Mission of honoring the Heroes of Flight 93! 300 Students, Teachers, Staff, Soldiers...

Go GREEN!!

Hooray for the Green School District for joining our 93 cents for Flight 93 campaign! Last Friday, May 22, 2015, 300 students from across the Eastern USA met in Shanksville PA  at the Flight 93 National Memorial. Green Middle School was there to represent our great...

Year in Review

2013 has been a great year for the HALO Foundation, with many people and organizations impacted. It ranged from helping those effected by Hurricane Sandy by delivering 280 18-gallon totes, including notes of encouragement, to an extremely successful LEADR retreat. In...

Happy Holidays!

We have a lot going on this year! Take a look around our website & Facebook to see how you can make a difference this holiday season along with us! Gifts of Joy Christmas Drive // Benefiting those still affected by Hurricane...

Super Storm Sandy One Year Anniversary

Today marks the one year anniversary since Hurricane Sandy hit and caused devastating destruction to the east coast of the United States. Residents of New York and New Jersey suffered unimaginable losses and flood damage that caused many families to leave their homes....

Bus Trips to the Flight 93 Memorial

Wednesday, September 11, 2013- Members of the Tallmadge Lions Club and students of the Northwest High School joined students from Charlestown, along with many others, to honor the victims of the Sept. 11 attack at the Flight 93 National Memorial. The National Park...

Thank-You Bath Business Association!

A message from Debbie McKinney, one of the "Bath Loves Boston" organizers: I would like to share our appreciation to the following Bath Business Association members who have generously donated raffle prizes to my daughter’s “Bath Loves Boston” fundraising event,...

Letter from Lucedale

After sending the semi down to Mississippi, we received the following letter in return: To all Akron Residents; To all you wonderful folks in the chilly but calm North from the relatively warm but sort of windblown South, greeting and thanks. We have had some relief...