Fraser Valley West Gala

Event Details


7pm - 9pm
Thursday, November 7, 2024


Coast Langley City Hotel &
Convention Centre

20393 Fraser Hwy
Langley, BC

Dr. Monique Ruberu

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Monique Ruberu is a daughter of The King, a wife to an amazing husband and a mother to five adorable kiddos (2 in heaven). She is a convinced Catholic and a Napro Technology Trained Pro Life Ob/Gyn.  

Monique has a beautiful published conversion story titled “Rising with Roses.” This book delves deep into her faith journey from a broken marriage to an amazing and precious relationship God.  It also describes life lessons she learned along the way and now shares with her patients on a daily basis.  

Dr Ruberu recently released her 1st online fertility course and coaching program! “Fertility Solved” will help you understand your cycle and radically improve your fertility – naturally! She also has mini courses to address thyroid solutions, how to superpower your sperm and more to come!  

Monique is a pro life advocate, trained sidewalk counsellor and public speaker. She is a 40 days for life co leader in downtown Philadelphia and a national board member of 40 days for Life. She loves to salsa dance, spend time with her Lord in mass and adoration, scuba dive, travel and love on her family.  

Monique loves speaking about pro life, purity, Catholic faith and natural medicine. 

Jared White

Advokate Executive Director

Jared has been the Executive Director of Adokate for 13 years. Through his visionary leadership, he has grown Advokate to be the largest organization of its kind in Canada and has overseen the creation of three pregnancy care centres across the province. Jared was recently elected as a School Trustee with the City of Abbotsford and prior to coming to Advokate, Jared worked in pastoral ministry for eight years. God’s calling in his life is to help reinvent the life-affirming movement to be more effective, relevant, and compassionate. Jared lives in Abbotsford with his wife, Shannon, and four school-aged children.

Jerry Pol

Event Emcee

Jerry has been a champion of Advokate for many years, serving the last three of those years as an active Board Member and now presiding as Chair of Adokate’s Board of Directors. Jerry spent a decade in the Real Estate, Development and Construction Industry, with an educational background in Business and Project Management. With Jerry’s passion for business, relationships, growth, strategic visioning, and driving value, Jerry is an entrepreneur with a number of family businesses. With a deep love for people, he remains an active part of the community through his service on various non-profit boards, conferences, committees, church youth groups, kids camps, Christian schools, and fundraising initiatives. Jerry was born and raised in South Surrey and now calls Langley home. He is a lover of life with a heart for children and youth, shown in his Personal Family Purpose of “Building up God’s Family, one life at a time”. He tackles life only with the strength God provides, and with his outstanding wife Shania at his side. Jerry is absolutely smitten with his 1-year-old daughter, Madison. He’ll tell you all about her! Becoming a Father to his precious daughter has reinforced how important it is for us all to do everything we can to protect unborn lives.

Sponsor a Table

Did you know that sponsoring a table at our Celebrate Life Gala comes with extra perks for you and your guests?

Silver Table

  • 1 Table of 10 Seats
  • 2 Tickets to Pre-Dinner Reception
  • Preferential seating based on level of sponsorship
  • Acknowledgement on Screen

Gold Table

  • 1 Table of 10 Seats
  • 4 Tickets to Pre-Dinner Reception
  • Preferential seating based on level of sponsorship
  • Acknowledgement on Screen

Platinum Table

  • 1 Table of 10 Seats
  • 10 Tickets to Pre-Dinner Reception
  • Preferential seating based on level of sponsorship
  • Acknowledgement On Screen

Table Sponsors play a big role in helping us cover the costs of putting on the gala, allowing 100% of the donations given on the night of to go directly to the women, children, and families we support. Thank you for going the extra mile to make this gala a success.

All table purchases are tax receiptable, minus the fair market value of the 10 meals as per CRA guidelines. In order to receive a tax receipt, your full name and mailing address are required.

General Seating

November 7, 2024 // 7PM - 9PM

General Seating is FREE, but RSVP is required. Please note that if you wish to sit at the same table as other friends/family in the General Seating section, you may need to arrive early in order to save spots.

Dinner Menu

Dinner will be served buffet style. If you or your guests require any dietary specific meals such as gluten-free or vegetarian, please email or call 604-852-4623

Event Schedule

6:00pm Pre-Dinner Reception for Sponsors
6:15pm Doors open for main event
7:00pm Main event begins, dinner buffet open
9:00pm Main event concludes

Gala Livestream

Unable to join us in person? You can join us virtually as we’ll be live-streaming the gala the night of! Livestream will begin at 7:40pm on November 7.


Thanks to Our Sponsors