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  • Shown are Wicomico Environmental Trust members Madeline Adams, left, and Judy Burns during a recent meeting.

A look at the HALO ministry: An organization in service of its community

February 7th, 2020|Categories: SALISBURY|

Café, shelter, youth program, respite center, and thrift store: HALO Ministry is all of those things and more. HALO, standing for Hope and Life Outreach, has been dedicated to bringing hope, resources, and spiritual support to those locals finding themselves homeless  for going on 13 years. Through a variety of programs, HALO seeks to make a sustainable impact on the local area and its people. HALO was founded by Celeste Savage, current CEO and Executive Director, who describes an evolving journey for HALO. When it began, HALO provided a short-term shelter for homeless men at a local church. Seeing the need to serve more people, and for a [...]

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