UNION, NJ - NJ Allstate Representative Jimmy Cheng and his associates are hosting an all-day Hoop Classic on January 17 at Kean University to benefit Team LeGrand of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation and raise funds for spinal cord injury research.

This event is part of community program collaboration with the NJ-area Allstate agency, co-sponsor the Union County Interscholastic Athletic Conference (UCIAC), and Hoop Nation, a local basketball instruction and development program for young athletes in Highland Park, NJ.

For $5, spectators can attend an all-day Hoop Classic that will feature local high school basketball teams including Cranford, Rahway, Roselle, and Colonia in a friendly tournament. During halftime of the Gil St. Bernards vs. Roselle Catholic game, Eric LeGrand will speak about the past five years since he sustained his spinal cord injury and the importance of disability awareness. Allstate is also donating $5000 to support Team LeGrand’s mission to advance groundbreaking research and quality of life initiatives on behalf of the six million Americans living with paralysis.

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Sunday, January 17 11 A.M. - 8:30 P.M.

Kean University 1000 Morris Ave, Union, NJ 07083

CONTACT: Jimmy Cheng jcheng@allstate.com (732) 798-8600