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On the road to help

How the special registration plates offered through the Registry of Motor Vehicle as fund-raisers for charities have fared in attracting supporters over the last year:

Plate name  Jan. 2011  Feb. 2012  % change  

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Celtics  2,182  3,017  38.27 

Bruins  5,987  7,760  29.61 

Choose Life  1,985  2,437  22.77 

Breast Cancer  4,889  5,197  6.30 

Fallen Fire Fighter  6,939  7,285  4.99 

Patriots 16,990  17,191  1.18 

United We Stand  20,004  19,089  -4.57 

Cape Cod & Islands  48,060  45,680  -4.95 

Blackstone Valley  2,275  2,083  -8.44 

Right Whale  37,525  33,463  -10.82 

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