Advokate Life & Education Services Society

Other Names: Advokate Life & Education Services

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Advokate Life & Education Services Society is a community based charity whose mission is to promote the inherent worth and dignity of every human being. Advokate achieves its mission through local educational and public awareness initiatives and through practical support for pregnant women. Educational and Public Awareness Initiatives: Distributes free educational materials to community groups and individuals; produces and distributes educational videos; operates a lending library of books, DVDs and other resources that is open to the public 5 days a week; publishes a newsletter 4-5X/yr. for free distribution; provides speakers to schools and local community groups free of charge; hosts educational lectures, debates and events; uses websites and social media to engage the community regarding relevant bioethical issues; produces informational ads and ads offering help and information to women in crisis pregnancies. Practical Support for Pregnant Women: operates two crisis pregnancy centers in Abbotsford and Langley, Hope for Women Pregnancy Services, which provides free pregnancy tests and information to women or girls who may be pregnant; provides free ultrasound referrals; provides information & resources to women suffering from a past abortion; provides free sexual health presentations to local high schools; collects and distributes baby clothes, supplies, and maternity clothes to needy mothers; and operates a 24/7 texting help line.


  • map-pointCharitable Organization

  • map-pointBusiness Number: 133318832RR0001

  • map-point3 full-time staff

  • map-pointNo contact email on record

2017 Revenues: $454,136

<b>358077</b>: Total cash given to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>0</b>: Total amount of non-cash gifts (e.g. securities, equipment, buildings, artwork, other in-kind gifts) made to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>73941</b>: Total amount received from other registered charities.
<b>7837</b>: Charities don’t issue tax receipts when a donor can’t be identified or doesn't want one. This category also includes collection boxes.
<b>0</b>: Total amount received from any level of government in Canada.
<b>14281</b>: Income that doesn’t fit into other categories, such as sales revenue, interest and investment income, membership fees, etc.

2017 Expenditures: $405,385

<b>266988</b>: Total amount spent on charitable programs. "Programs" cover all charitable activities the organization carries out on its own.
<b>90846</b>: Total amount spent on fundraising, including office expenses, overhead, promotion costs, etc.
<b>37166</b>: Total amount spent on management and administration, including board meetings, accounting, rent, office supplies, etc.
<b>0</b>: Total amount of gifts to qualified organizations. The majority of these donees are registered charities but some other organizations qualify as well.
<b>10385</b>: Expenses that don’t fit into another category, including political activities.

Assets, 2017 Year End: $155,902

<b>110223</b>: Total cash readily available.
<b>63</b>: Amounts owed by individuals and organizations.
<b>0</b>: Amounts invested in individuals and organizations
<b>33087</b>: Land and buildings at fair market value as well as equipment, vehicles, etc. The figure is net accumulated ammortization.
<b>12529</b>: Assets not falling under one of the other categories.

Liabilities, 2017 Year End: $3,767

<b>3767</b>: Short-term portion of debt obligations such as loans, mortgages, notes, and payments due for goods and services received.
<b>0</b>: Amounts owing to founders, directors/trustees and like officials, non-arm’s length employees or members.
<b>0</b>: Liabilities not falling under one of the other categories.

Worldwide Locations

Advokate Life & Education Services Society's headquarters is located at 211 - 17660 65a Ave, Surrey BC, V3S5N4.

Breakdown of Programs

20 40 40


Fundraising Methods

Collection Plate Dinners Sales Internet Mail Corporate Contacts Other