Veteran organizations, churches and nonprofits have unclaimed money
The unclaimed money could be yours. It is free to search and claim your money.
GREENSBORO, NC — This weekend, we say thank you to veterans for their service and thank you to their families who often sacrificed time at home so their military loved one could serve.
What better way to thank them than to find them some free money?
“We found tens of thousands of dollars for veterans organizations across North Carolina, many of them in the Triad, all from the Winston-Salem Veterans Administration, the Servants Center, the American Legion of Forsyth and the Disabled Veterans Association,” said Dale Folwell. , NC State Treasurer.
The North Carolina State Treasurer is responsible for unclaimed money and property.
A quick search online can tell you if you, your family, or your favorite organization have unclaimed money. All you need is a name. To narrow the search, counties or cities are useful.
“There is nearly a million dollars that belongs to the churches, the little league baseball team HiToms had $10,000 in cash. So people should check their names, family names, churches, nonprofits, and organizations. You will be amazed at what you find,” Folwell said.
This unclaimed money can be deposits, refunds and overpayments that should have reached you but did not. To claim the money you will need to enter your social security number to prove that you are you.
According to the site: Complaints are processed in the order in which they are received. Normal processing time is about 90 days. Once your request has been assigned to a processor, they will contact you if additional information or documentation is needed. You will be notified by email if/when your request is approved for payment.