Gleaning for the needy

Yu Suzuki, 22, of Kyoto, Japan, a Mary Baldwin College student, prepares to dump a bucket of apples into a bin outside Woodbine Farm Market in Lebanon Church on Tuesday. There were 150 students from the college gleaning red and green in the orchard. The group gathered approximately 4,500 pounds of apples, which were immediately trucked to Noah's Ark in Washington, D.C., to feed the needy and homeless. Rich Cooley/Daily
Michaela Hedrick, 19, right, of Henrietta, Texas, passes a bag of apples as students made a firefighters line to load bags into a truck. Rich Cooley/Daily
Niranjana Menon, 16, of Kerala, India, carries a bucket full of red delicious apples she helped glean. Rich Cooley/Daily
Becca Jones, 18, of Orlando, Florida, sorts through downed apples at Woodbine Farm Market on Tuesday morning. Rich Cooley/Daily
Mary Baldwin College student Alexa Cincinnati, 20, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, carries a bucket of apples out of the orchard behind Woodbine Farm Market in Lebanon Church on Tuesday morning. Students from the college were gleaning apples to feed the needy and homeless in the Washington, D.C., area. Rich Cooley/Daily

Mary Baldwin College students  gleaned apples at  Woodbine Farm Market in Lebanon Church on Tuesday. The group of 150 students gathered approximately 4,500 pounds of apples, which were immediately trucked to Noah’s Ark in Washington, D.C., to feed the needy and homeless.  Rich Cooley/Daily

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