MONEY MONDAY: $95,000 for Shriners Hospital for Children | News
Tampa, FL-- 10 News told you how Heather Van Nest found almost $100,000 earmarked for Tampa Bay's local school system, and even showed their excitement as she surprised principals at several schools.
Then, Last week, Heather found unclaimed cash for the city of Tampa, and was able to surprise Mayor Buckhorn.
This time, Heather located $95,000 for Shriners Hospital for Children in Tampa!
Shriners Hospital Treasurer Thomas Edwards expressed how thrilled he was to find out about Heather's discovery.
"Wow! Heather we thank you so much! On behalf of our board of directors, our kids and everyone else- I can not express my thanks enough," he said.
The state has almost $1 billion in unclaimed cash and property that sits in an account- in some cases, for decades.
Once a claim is filed, it can take up to three months to get the money.