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Alexandra House to Hold Annual Hope Gala as a Virtual Event Alexandra House to Hold Annual Hope Gala as a Virtual Event

Blaine, MN, 3/8/2021—The Hope Gala will be a virtual event in 2021! Join us for a night of sharing and supporting your community. During the event, you’ll learn about the transformational work Alexandra House has continued to do in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ll share stories and thank community members that have helped […]


As you may have seen on our @AlexHouseMN social media page, Holiday Shop this year was a success!  I am so grateful to have been a part of the planning and implementation of the 2020 Holiday Shop and am thrilled to share with you my experience in hopes of giving you a glimpse of what […]

Rachel's Story Rachel's Story

Rachel came to Alexandra House seeking protection from her abuser. For four years she was the victim of physical, emotional, psychological, financial, and sexual abuse. She had been cursed at; had dishes thrown and broken at her; was beaten with belts, broomsticks, and metal hangers; and was sexually trafficked. She didn’t know what she was […]


A JOURNEY OF HOPE: EMILY’S STORY A JOURNEY OF HOPE: EMILY’S STORY

Emily had never had much luck in love. She went from one emotionally abusive relationship to the next, and eventually, they always became physically abusive. She never dreamed she’d get married, buy a home, or have a daughter until she reconnected with someone from high school. He wasn’t physically abusive. That is one thing he […]


We care about your health and the health and well-being of our clients, volunteers, staff, and community. The leadership of Alexandra House continues to monitor the ever-changing status of COVID–19 (Coronavirus) and follow public health advisories. As a result of the current COVID-19 outbreak and Governor Walz’s “4-Week Dial Back” Executive Order, we have greatly […]


Day in the Life of an Advocate Day in the Life of an Advocate

Have you ever wondered what a day looks like for an Alexandra House shelter advocate? Or maybe you didn’t… until now! Advocates, whether they work in the shelter or in our Community Programs like our Legal, Youth Services, Healthcare, and Elder Abuse advocates; they are the backbon­e of intervention efforts to support intimate partner violence […]


The Role of an Advocate The Role of an Advocate

BY Vanessa E.., ALEXANDRA HOUSE Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) ADVOCATE   An advocate’s role isn’t hugs and coloring in adult coloring books like it gets joked about. We can do those things, yes, but we do so much more. An advocate’s role can be described as holding space around a person to allow them […]


Otto Bremer Trust awards 132 grants and program-related investments totaling $7.4 million Otto Bremer Trust awards 132 grants and program-related investments totaling $7.4 million

More than $3.8 million awarded to Twin Cities Metro Area and Minnesota statewide organizations SAINT PAUL, August 26, 2020 — The Otto Bremer Trust has awarded $7,435,260 in grants and program-related investments as part of its most recent grantmaking cycle. “During these challenging times, our focus is on the communities in the region that need help […]


Volunteer Profile: Terri Homan Volunteer Profile: Terri Homan

Time and again, our volunteers share their experiences with us through feedback and personal stories. While each of them has different stories, for us, it’s the love and dedication with which they join our programs with the hope that they can make a small difference in the lives of others, that stand out. Terri Homan […]


Responding to George Floyd’s Death and Advocating for Equity Responding to George Floyd’s Death and Advocating for Equity

Connie Moore. Executive Director of ALEXANDRA HOUSE Alexandra House is saddened and outraged, along with many other organizations and individuals, about the killing of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Dave McAtee, Dreasjon Reed and so many others who have suffered the violence and injustices of a society where racism and other oppressions are embedded […]