WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - Crestline's Church of God of Prophecy gave away book bags filled with school supplies to children in need for their "Back to School Bash". }}" />

   
 
 
Crestline Church Gives Away Book Bags and School Supplies

Story By: Staff Reporter

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 8/10/2014

Crestline's Church of God of Prophecy gave away book bags filled with school supplies to children in need for their "Back to School Bash". The event also provided games and activities for kids to enjoy during the nice weather.

"Well, the economy we're living in today is not so good," said Gary Grant, the church's pastor. "This helps out a lot of our children. School supplies are not cheap, so we try to help out in that regard. This year, we had over 100 book bags and those were gone in the first 45 minutes, so we're going to (make the event) bigger next year."

Games and activities included a bean bag toss, jump rope, and a tug-of-war contest. The Church of God of Prophecy will hold the event again next year.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 The ninth annual Make a Difference food drive is underway. Full Story
Image1 The Richland County Clerk of Court auto title office will close Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 2:30 p.m. It will be closed all day Thursday, Oct. 30. The office will reopen Friday, Oct. 31 at 8 a.m. Full Story
 
Image1 An explosion rocks Major Metals Company outside of Bellville Thursday afternoon. Full Story
Image1 Standing room only at Lexington School's Board of Education meeting Wednesday night. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Lex Teachers Make a Statement at Board Meeting

Richland Newhope Honors Local Businesses And Employees

Congressman Jordan Watches Ebola Patient Care Preparations

Newhope superintendent named interim Crawford DD leader

Family Life Counseling Opens Office In Shelby

Benefit will be held for woman in need of lung transplant

More News