10 News Find Your Money event reunites people with more than $200,000

We’ve now helped our viewers find more than $1.3 million since starting this initiative

Find Your Money: $218K of unclaimed property discovered
Find Your Money: $218K of unclaimed property discovered

ROANOKE, Va. – Who doesn’t love the chance to get some extra cash?

Our two-day event on Thursday and Friday, reunited people with $218,409!

On Thursday, we helped people find around $24,000 and Friday morning, we helped people find nearly $200,000!

Since we’ve started this initiative in 2015, we’ve found our viewers more than $1.3 million.

This past July, we’ve helped folks find nearly $170,000.

If you missed your chance to call in and find your money, you can always go to https://vamoneysearch.org/

One of four Virginians have misplaced money or valuables in the Virginia Treasury Department.

The unclaimed money can come from forgotten accounts, life insurance policies, uncashed payroll or refund checks, unclaimed stocks and dividends or tangible items from safe deposit boxes, according to the Virginia Treasury Department.