Fundraiser set for paralyzed Rutgers player

A fundraiser to help the family of a paralyzed Rutgers University football player will be held this weekend.The Eric LeGrand Patriot Saint Foundation is holding

WOODBRIDGE - A fundraiser to help the family of a paralyzed Rutgers University football player will be held this weekend.

The Eric LeGrand Patriot Saint Foundation is holding a benefit dinner at the Woodbridge Knights of Columbus on Saturday. The event runs from 2 p.m. until 10 p.m.

The 20-year-old was paralyzed from the neck down making a tackle on a kickoff return against Army on Oct. 16. LeGrand is being treated at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in West Orange.

Tickets to the pasta dinner can be purchased at the Eric LeGrand Patriot Saint Foundation website.

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