It's the season for giving at the Voluntary Action Center

Tuesday, December 4, 2007 | 7:43 p.m. CST; updated 1:41 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

COLUMBIA — With volunteers on the sidewalk unloading dolly after dolly of green and red wrapped boxes, Lena Kiessling sits inside the glass doors of Trinity Presbyterian Church, handing out Hershey’s Kisses and sporting a tall, springy Christmas tree hat.