Ahmadiyya community and politicians support disabilities charity Elhap in Woodford Green
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Politicians and faith leaders are rallying together in support of a vital Woodford Green disabilities charity struggling to fund its services.
From zip-wiring to climbing trees, hundreds of people with disabilities throughout the borough - children, young people and adults - are able to enjoy the outdoors with the support of charity Elhap, in Roding Lane North.
Ilford South MP Mike Gapes, cllr Debbie Kaur-Thiara and Ahmadiyya Muslim Elders Association leader Mubashir Siddiqui visited the charity to see its five acre grounds and vast adventure playground on Thursday, April 19.
Mr Gapes said: “This is a unique and inspiring facility which is used by many disabled children and young people in Redbridge and much wider.
“It deserves a much higher profile and more support.”
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The Ahmadiyya association are organising a charity walk to raise funds for Elhap on September 8, supported by Mr Gapes, cllr Kaur-Thiara and Ilford North MP Wes Streeting among others.
Find out more at www.elhap.org.uk/
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