Columbia, state churches to pool supplies for needy

Thursday, October 16, 2008 | 6:10 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — Joyce Stanley will drive to the Missouri State Fairgrounds on Saturday, her car full of backpacks filled with school supplies and bags full of dental and health supplies. A member of First Christian Church, Stanley will join thousands of others from all over the state to process and send out these supplies and join in a plethora of other activities as a part of this year's Festival of Sharing.