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Proclaiming October Domestic Violence Awareness Month Proclaiming October Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Every year throughout the nation, October is officially recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Counties and cities all over the United States take the opportunity to honor this month through an official proclamation. Cities throughout Anoka County are recognizing both the gravity of the problem and the importance of the ongoing work to create a […]


Alexandra House Notified of Funding Elimination Alexandra House Notified of Funding Elimination

Alexandra House is 1 of 16 Domestic Violence Agencies Notified of Funding Elimination by Greater Twin Cities United Way Blaine, MN, 5/17/17– Since 1977, Alexandra House has provided support, comfort, shelter, and hope to families – and created safer communities for all. Alexandra House fulfills a critical role in our communities by helping reduce violent […]


Growing older can be a time of profound enjoyment and reflection, looking back on the years and how they were spent.  But they can also be fraught with violence that goes unspoken, unnoticed and largely unreported. Consider Mark, a 65-year-old who has been financially supporting his son and his two grandchildren on a fixed income. […]


Announcing Alexandra House’s 12th Annual Walk for Hope Announcing Alexandra House’s 12th Annual Walk for Hope

Blaine, MN, 5/25/16— Alexandra House will hold the 12th Annual Walk for Hope on Saturday, September 24, 2016, at Bunker Hills Regional Park in Anoka. The Walk for Hope is a family and pet-friendly event that includes a 5K fun run, a 2-mile walk, children’s activities, and community and health resources from across Anoka County. Last […]


TPC ROSE Selects Alexandra House as 2016 Beneficiary TPC ROSE Selects Alexandra House as 2016 Beneficiary

TPC ROSE, a group of about 60 philanthropic women members of TPC Twin Cities in Blaine, has selected Alexandra House as their 2016 beneficiary. Alexandra House provides domestic and sexual violence services to women, men, youth and families. All services are free-of-charge and include 24-hour emergency shelter, legal advocacy, therapy, support groups, youth intervention and […]


Alexandra House Recognized for Service to LGBT Elders Alexandra House Recognized for Service to LGBT Elders

Alexandra House Recognized for Service to LGBT Elders Minneapolis, April 11, 2016 – On May 5th, Training to Serve will present the 2016 John Yoakam Award for Service to LGBT Elders to Alexandra House based in Blaine, Minnesota. Alexandra House provides 24-hour emergency shelter, support services and community advocacy for victims of domestic and sexual […]


Alexandra House’s annual Hope Gala coming up March 5, 2016 Published February 23, 2016 at 8:00 am Alexandra House will host its 13th annual Hope Gala 6 p.m. March 5 at the Tournament Players Club in Blaine. The gala, presented by Nystrom & Associates, Ltd., will benefit the nonprofit with proceeds supporting Alexandra House’s comprehensive services for survivors of […]


Updates from Alexandra House Executive Director Updates from Alexandra House Executive Director

Connie Moore Reflects on 2015, Plans for 2016 Each passing year seems to click by just a bit faster than the one before. It’s true in our families, in our neighborhoods, and it’s true at Alexandra House. It is tempting to put our heads down, our noses to the collective grindstone, and continue our work […]


Minneapolis, MN (9/4/2015) – Rock ’n’ Restock joins Alexandra House in Minneapolis for a night of music and giving! Special guest performances by Colin Huntley, and Tina & the B-Sides.  Rock ‘n’ Restock, an event hosted by Pure Gold Realty and CIO Chad Goldwasser, that brings together friends and music to give back to local charities […]