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May 3, 2012 | 12:00 a.m. CST
The number of years that Columbia’s Hero Awards have been held to honor local volunteers. More than 40 charitable residents and organizations were nominated for award categories this year.Related Articles
The number of houses Show-Me Central Habitat for Humanity has built to date. The organization usually builds eight to 10 houses a year with no grunts or Home Improvement jokes required.
The amount of trash in tons that Missouri River Relief has collected from 2001 to 2011 from 784 miles of the Missouri River. The Columbia chapter will meet May 19 at the Brunswick River Access to pick up trash. Don’t be trashy.
The amount raised at the 2nd Annual Trivia Night at Knights of Columbus Hall in March to combat poverty in Boone County. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, 20.4 percent of Boone County lives below the poverty line.