A charity ball in aid of those who have suffered from serious brain trauma brought in more than £100,000.

The event, which was hosted by Harrow-based charity One Kind Act, sought to raise awareness of the issue of injuries to the brain and champion those who help improve victims’ lives.

Inspired by the recovery process of Alisha Malhotra, who suffered an unexpected brain haemorrhage at her home in Harrow aged 26, the Step A-head ball at the Hilton in Wembley took guests on an “unprecedented journey”.

Organisers noted how the 500 attendees experienced a range of emotions as they heard tragic and inspiring tales of those involved with brain trauma.

Shamit Malhotra, Alisha’s father and chairman of One Kind Act, said: “We are delighted by the support offered by the local community, family and friends, who all worked together to make the event a roaring success.

“The £100,000 raised will aid sufferers of brain trauma, who do not have access to the facilities or treatment Alisha was so lucky to benefit from in this country.

“That’s why we wanted to do something to help people in the UK, and around the world, at our first One Kind Act charity event of the year.”

The charity seeks to alleviate poverty through its mantra of ‘Living and Giving’. It hosts a number of cultural events throughout the year to raise funds, with the money distributed to a variety of good causes across the globe.