Brent charity celebrates its silver anniversary

APDA celebrate their 25th anniversary

APDA celebrate their 25th anniversary - Credit: Archant

Asian Peoples Disability Alliance held a fundraising dinner event

A charity which looks after disabled residents within the borough’s Asian community has celebrated its 25th anniversary raising thousands of pounds for their vital work in the process.

Asian Peoples Disability Alliance (APDA) marked the anniversary with a charity dinner at Alisan Restaurant in Wembley complete with special guests and performances.

The restaurant in Engineers Way, played host to a night of Bollywood dancing, classical music, and APDA’s own Wheelchair Dancers.

A Raffle and auction for the 175 guests that attended to celebrate the significant milestone was also held raising £5,000 for the charity.

Set-up in 1988, APDA provides services to disabled people their families and carers using their specific skills and experiences to support the social, cultural and dietary needs of the community.

It works in both the UK and Internationally, and runs a day care centre in Alric Avenue Harlesden.

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Special guests included the Leader of Brent Council, Cllr Muhammed Butt alongside Cllr Bobby Thomas, the newly appointed Mayor of Brent.

For more details on the charity’s work, please go to