Here's a trip--our cash-strapped state might actually owe YOU money.
New Comptroller Thomas P. Dinapoli announced Wednesday that New Yorkers can find out if they are owed some of the state’s $10.5 billion in unclaimed funds at events across the state in January.
“New York has $10.5 billion in unclaimed fund accounts. We want to return this money to its rightful owners,” DiNapoli said in a statement.
“The money belongs to New Yorkers. We want to give it back.”
Representatives from DiNapoli’s office will be on site at the eventsto help New Yorkers find out if they are owed money.
They may also check for unclaimed funds at www.osc.state.ny.us or by calling toll free at 1-800-221-9311.
The events throughout the month will be held at the following locations:
On January 5th, from 6:30pm-8:30pm, Community Board #4 in Manhattan, located at 119th 9th Avenue between 17t hand 18th Streets.
On January 12th, from 10am-12pm at the Rain Middletown Senior Center located at 3035 Middletown Road in the Bronx.
On January 20th , from 6pm to 8pm, at Community Board #2 at the Grace Church School ast 86 4th Avenue between 10th and 11th
On January 22nd and January 23rd from 10am to 6pm at Pace University Home Show, located at the Westchester campus of Pace University at 861 Bedford Road in Pleasantville.
On January 25th from 12pm to 2pm in Massapequa Park at 151 Front Street.
Also on January 25th at Community Board #! from 6pm to 8pm at 120 Warren Street.
On January 26th from 12pm to 2pm in Stewart Manor, located at 120 Covert Avenue.
On January 27th from 3pm to 5pm at the Hauppauge State Office building, located on the Veterans Memorial Highway.