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Goshen College freshmen Christina Hofer (left) and Karina Flores rake leaves outside a home in the 700 block of North 5th Street in Goshen on Wednesday. (AP)

Goshen College freshman Maria Thomas drops a salvaged electrical box into a wheelbarrow outside a home in the 700 block of North 5th Street in Goshen on Wednesday. The work was part of the college’s annual Service Day. (AP)

Goshen College freshman Obadi Obadi (left) talks with Leah Amstutz as they work in the interior of a home in the 700 block of North 5th Street in Goshen on Wednesday. A collection of students helped LaCasa in the neighborhood with tasks from preparing homes for winter to raking leaves. The work was part of the college’s Service Day. (AP)

Goshen College Freshmen work in the 700 block of N.5th Street in Goshen assisting LaCasa with projects in the neighborhood Wednesday, October 31, 2012 as part of their service day. The students spent time working inside homes and outside raking leaves. (Truth Photo By Jennifer Shephard) (AP)
14th annual Service Day at Goshen College puts freshmen students to work.

Posted on Nov. 1, 2012 at 1:00 a.m.

GOSHEN — Goshen College students and faculty skipped class Wednesday and fanned out through Elkhart County to volunteer as part of the school’s 14th annual Service Day. Eight groups of first-year students and faculty visited sites to help pack food at Feed the Children in Elkhart and work on homes for LaCasa in Goshen. The teams also worked at Soup of Success in Elkhart and the Boys & Girls Club in Goshen.