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Donations needed to help wounded soldier

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By Special to the Monitor

A benefit rummage sale to help a wounded soldier is being held from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. April 26 at 2900 Southern Blvd. in Rio Rancho by the Rio Rancho Chapter of Blue Star Mothers of America Inc.One-hundred percent of the proceeds from the sale will be given to the family of Eric Schei, Rio Rancho’s wounded warrior.Eric, who is now cared for at home, sustained permanent, traumatic brain injury while deployed to Iraq with the U.S. Army.Although the Veterans Administration has assisted with many of the expenses, there are many needs that are not covered.Those from Los Alamos wanting to donate items for the sale, or who wish to purchase a table, may contact Marla at 660-4523. Items can be dropped off locally. Deadline for contributions is Wednesday.As Blue Star Mothers, Inc. is a 501(c)3 organization, all donations are tax-deductible.