Advokate Life and Education Services has continued to adjust and adapt throughout the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Not only have they been able to keep their two Lower Mainland Pregnancy Crisis Centres open throughout the past 6 months, they’ve also opened a new centre in Prince George. It’s no surprise that Advokate has not cancelled their largest fundraising event of the year, but instead pivoted the event to an online Virtual Fundraising Gala. On October 23 at 7 pm, hundreds of attendees across the province will tune in to hear Advokate’s big announcement for the upcoming year.  

“This is really huge for our organization – for the first time ever we have unlimited seating to our most popular fundraiser of the year. We have the opportunity to educate even more Canadians on the silent pandemic that we’re currently facing” says Executive Director, Jared White.

The event is free to attend online and registration is open to everyone at The only requirement is to have an internet connection and you will be able to watch the event live on October 23. 

Advokate’s Virtual Fundraising Gala will feature an upbeat and inspiring lineup of speakers throughout the 1-hour show. With an exciting update coming from Advokate’s Executive Director, Jared White; a touching client testimony video; keynote speech by Kirk Walden; and emceed by Marc Newman – it’s an event you won’t want to miss.

For the past number of years, Advokate has hosted in-person Fall Fundraising Banquets, at which there has always been much anticipation around the incredible speakers Advokate was able to bring in. This year is just as exciting with an excellent Guest Speaker, Kirk Walden. A Night With Kirk Walden is an evening filled with humor, challenge, vision and hope. Kirk’s journey into pregnancy help ministry – where he has served for over 30 years – leads through life as a sports writer, professional golfer, and even nine years as a single dad. Kirk is also author of The Wall, a book with a powerful message—outlining a path to ending abortion as we know it in the next decade.

When you hear Kirk, leave the challenges of the day behind and get ready to laugh with a speaker with whom everyone can identify.  In addition, be prepared for a surprising view on the true impact of pregnancy help ministries all over the nation. Kirk brings a powerful perspective on how the battle will be won in this generation.

Registrants are encouraged to invite their family and friends to participate in this online event. Registrants can host Watch Parties in their own home, inviting their “bubble” of close friends to join them for an evening in support of Advokate.  

Attendees interested in hosting Watch Parties are asked to RSVP to receive a complimentary Watch Party Package. RSVPs or any event-related inquiries can be directed to or 604-226-6734.

This is your chance to discover how you can help Advokate courageously fight the silent pandemic! Register online today at

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Author: P R