HALO received a challenge grant!!   The RGK Foundation in Austin, Texas,  offered to match 50 cents for every dollar of the next $30,000 donated to HALO from new donors, increased donations, or sustaining donations (donations given with a three-year pledge of support) in honor of our accountability-based programs.  Won't you please help us reach our goal with a gift of support today?


Thank you for making a donation in support of our mission.
Even the smallest of gifts can add up to make a large difference in our community. 
HALO, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) qualified not-for-profit organization. 

  • Donating online is easy and secure. Visit our JustGive site to provide your gift using a credit card.

  • Mail or deliver a check made payable to HALO, Inc.:
    2000 DeKoven Ave., Unit 1, Racine, WI 53403

  • Talk to your financial planner about bestowing a gift to HALO through a will, trust or beneficiary naming and leave your legacy through our shared values.
  • Become a Sustaining Partner by making a three-year pledge of financial support to HALO.  
    Contact Brenda Thomas, Community Programs Manager at bthomas@haloinc.org
    or call 262-633-3235 extension 142.


Donating Items
Serving up to 120 men, women and children each night, our greatest need is our consumables. Below is a list of in-kind donations accepted. Please download a donation form here to bring along with your donated items. Tracking donated items helps HALO to receive grants and other forms of support. 
HALO is open 24-hours daily, 365 days a year.

Our Most Recent  Needs Include:
Arts & Crafts Supplies

And For Toddlers:
Climber with Slide  
Ride-on Toys (Tricycles)
Balls of All Kinds
Magnetic Table Covers 
Outdoor Winter Toys


Consider Hosting a Donation Drive:
You, your family, your co-workers, your church... any individual or group can organize and host a Donation Drive for new and unused personal care items used at the shelter daily. 

This can be a great alternative to receiving gifts on your birthday! 
Use Facebook and other social media to help spread the word. 

Successful donation drives have included Diapers & Wipes, Deodorant Sticks, Feminine Products, New Towels, Linens, Pillows & Blankets, New Socks & Undergarments, Non-Perishable Food Items and more. 


Other Donation Needs:

Shelter Needs

  • Deodorant, Razors, OTC cold & flu medicine for adults and children
  • Laundry Soap (Powder), Kitchen & bath cleaning supplies with bleach
  • White t-shirts
  • Socks/underwear/bras (Lg-3XL esp.) thermal in winter
  • Kleenex
  • Shower Curtains
  • Wash, hand, and large bath towels
  • Combs/brushes for all
  • Milk/cheese/eggs/butter
  • Coffee/sugar/creamer/spices
  • Fresh juices/fresh fruit

Transitional Housing Program Needs

  • Coffee Pots for homes - 4 cuppers
  • Twin bed frames & bedding
  • Regular blankets for TW/DBL
  • Plastic storage containers (Large)
  • Vacuum cleaners
  • Mops & brooms
  • Plates/cups/glass sets/silverware
  • College text books (call ext. 105)
  • GED preparation books
  • New food processors for the kitchens
  • New Nesco's for the kitchens

Family Program

  • Pack n Plays (New or gently used)
  • Disinfectant hand wipes
  • Strong metal/wood hangers
  • Large boxes of breakfast bars/cereal
  • Diapers (sizes 4-6) and baby wipes
  • Large bottles of tempera paint
  • New sippy cups/pacifiers