Missourians can now donate unclaimed property to charity

Posted on: 6:09 pm, December 11, 2013, by , updated on: 06:05pm, December 11, 2013

UNCLAIMED PROPERTY - File

JEFFERSON CITY, MO. (KPLR) – State Treasurer Zweifel introduced a new program Wednesday. that will allow Missourians to donate unclaimed property to 20 charities.
Currently the state is holding over $810 million in unclaimed property that belongs to 4.7 million account holders.

The program will allow those who choose to donate, the option to donate to organizations that support vital medical research, children’s needs, military families and more.

Missouri is the second state in the nation to provide this option to account holders. Account holders can donate as much as they want any of the 20 charities available.

Here’s a list of charities available:

  • After-School Retreat Reading and Assessment Grant Program Fund
  • American Cancer Society Heartland Division, Inc.
  • American Diabetes Association Gateway Area
  • American Heart Association
  • American Lung Association of Missouri
  • American Red Cross
  • ALS Association
  • Arthritis Foundation
  • Childhood Lead Testing Fund
  • Children’s Trust Fund
  • CureSearch for Children’s Cancer
  • Foster Care and Adoptive Parents Recruitment and Retention Fund
  • March of Dimes
  • Missouri Military Family Relief Fund
  • Missouri National Guard Trust
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • Organ Donor Program Fund
  • Veterans Trust Fund
  • Workers’ Memorial Fund

You can and see if you have any unclaimed property on the state treasures website:

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