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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 […]

(Blaine, MN) – Alexandra House will hold its biannual volunteer training September 9 – October 5, 2015. This training presents the unique opportunity for community members to learn critical skills when working with victims/survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence, dating violence, and abuse in later life. Whether working in our shelter, as hospital advocates, or […]

Blaine, MN, 2/4/2015 – Alexandra House will host its 12th Annual Hope Gala on Saturday, March 7, 2015, at 6:00 pm 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 domestic and sexual violence. Alexandra […]

Sexual violence is an epidemic in our society that affects millions of women and men. It occurs among people of all races, religions, cultures, sexual orientations, socioeconomic and age groups. Sexual violence is the use of sexual actions and words that are unwanted by and/or harmful to another person. Some of these actions are defined […]