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9 Investigates: Billions of Dollars in Benefits Go Unclaimed

Wed, 07/17/2013 - 10:44 -- tbrantley

9 Investigates: Billions of Dollars in Benefits Go Unclaimed

WSOC-TV (ABC-9) (May 10, 2013) -- In fact, Ralph Gildehaus's nonprofit, Durham-based MDC, estimates North Carolinians miss out on about $2 billion in unclaimed benefits each year, including food stamps, tax credits, children's health care, seniors' health care and college money.

"It's a lost opportunity,” he said.