A group of 38 students and faculty from Hinds Community College took the 3-hour trip down to the Coast to participate in the cleanup. After collecting trash at the Rodenberg Avenue site, they were among the 550 volunteers who enjoyed a free lunch courtesy of the Gulf Coast Restaurant Group at the Ken Combs Pier in Gulfport. (Photo courtesy of Mississippi Department of Marine Resources)

A group of 38 students and faculty from Hinds Community College took the 3-hour trip down to the Coast to participate in the cleanup. After collecting trash at the Rodenberg Avenue site, they were among the 550 volunteers who enjoyed a free lunch courtesy of the Gulf Coast Restaurant Group at the Ken Combs Pier in Gulfport. (Photo courtesy of Mississippi Department of Marine Resources)