Red Cross: $110 million in donations remain for Superstorm Sandy victims

The Red Cross says that it still has millions of dollars in unused funds for Superstorm Sandy recovery. The relief organization raised $303 million since

The relief organization has been waiting to see how states allocate federal aid.

The relief organization has been waiting to see how states allocate federal aid. (5/28/13)

NEW YORK - The Red Cross says that it still has millions of dollars in unused funds for Superstorm Sandy recovery.

The relief organization raised $303 million since the storm slammed the region in October, and roughly $110 million of that money has not yet been used to help victims.

Officials say that they expect to spend as much as $27 million of the remaining donations over the next few months on move-in assistance grants for displaced families.

Part of the delay is that the Red Cross is waiting to see how the hardest hit states will allocate a $60 billion federal aid package.
 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

An oil truck struck and killed a woman 1 Police: Pedestrian struck, killed on Bruckner Blvd.
Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., left, and Rep. Dave 2 White House, in gamble, demands make-or-break health vote
Children can hangout with the Easter Bunny in 3 Storybook Experiences with the Easter Bunny
The New York Yankees will offer free parking 4 Yankees to offer free parking, meals for mourners at EMT funeral
Public safety officers in Co-op City will soon 5 Co-op City gets public safety bodycams

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE