A fundraiser will be held tonight for 28-year-old Town Clerk Joseph Acocella, who scheduled to undergo a kidney transplant at the end the month.
Acocella, who suffers from Lumbarsacral Agenesis and had his legs amputated as a child, will be receiving a kidney from his sister.
It is his second transplant in the last decade.
Money raised tonight will go to Acocella’s family.
The benefit will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. at Al Dente Restaurant, 60 Halstead Avenue. Donations can be sent to Shield and Cross, a local motorcycle club, c/o Sgt. Edward Lucas, 155 Ellsworth Ave, Harrison, NY
Tickets are $100 per person.
(Photo by Stuart Bayer)