By The Numbers


$1 million — Estimated savings to homeowners from the 54,470 volunteer hours logged through Biloxi St. Paul UMC since Katrina hit.

$510,000 — Cost to build three, 10,000-square foot multipurpose buildings on the Gulf Coast for use in Hurricane Katrina recovery.

$25,000 — Amount committed by the Mississippi Conference and United Methodist Committee on Relief for Camp Noahs during the summer. Camp Noah is a VBS-style, week-long, faith-based day camp for children in grades K-6 who have experienced a disaster.

$5,000 — Value of food coupons donated by Kentucky Fried Chicken to help feed recovery volunteers.