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

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.
 

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