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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 […]

Alison's Story Alison's Story

Alison had a secret…she and her four children were living each day with verbal, sexual, and physical violence. Alison didn’t have anyone to share her secret with – her secret that her soulmate was hurting her. Alison’s story began as many fairy tales do. She met the man of her dreams, who was charming, had […]

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 […]

Lisa's Story Lisa's Story

It was when he hit the baby in her arms that Lisa decided she was done. Almost eight months before, in an effort to appease Child Protection, Lisa (then pregnant) and her one year-old son moved into her parents’ townhome. Lisa was referred to Alexandra House through the County and began work with a Follow-up […]

Kyle's Story Kyle's Story

Each year, our Youth Services Program reaches nearly 10,000 students and teachers in local middle and high schools through classroom presentations. These presentations teach youth the basics about domestic violence, sexual violence and healthy relationships. The presentation in Kyle’s classroom was no different than hundreds of others provided by Alexandra House across Anoka County— but […]

Blaine, MN, 6/23/2015 — Alexandra House will hold the 11th Annual Walk for Hope on Saturday, September 26, 2014, at Bunker Hills Regional Park in Coon Rapids. The Walk for Hope is a family and pet-friendly event that includes a 5K run, a 2-mile walk, children’s activities, and community and health resources from across Anoka […]

Why the Women I Work with are my Heroes Why the Women I Work with are my Heroes

By Maddie, Alexandra House Intern Everyday I go to work, I am surrounded by heroes. Or rather, heroines. When I walk in the door, I know I will encounter women stronger than Superman, more steadfast than Batman, more courageous than Captain America, and a whole lot more realistic than Wonder Woman. The women I work […]