Much thanks to sponsors of Coldwell Banker Spring Community BBQ for benefitting Next Door!

  Next Door was honored to be a recipient of proceeds from the Coldwell Banker Platinum Group Spring Community BBQ on Saturday, April 5.  A special thanks to Gina Gonzalez and Della Martinez (pictured below with Next Door Board Member Lisa Villarreal and Next Door staff member Donna Knowlton).  Thank you to all the sponsors […]

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Sense 5K is coming to benefit Next Door!

Each Sense 5K event is a unique combination of art, sound, and running fun. Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence is this year’s charity partner to the SF Bay Area event, which will be held at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds on May 24, 2014. You can sign up here to run. Early admission is […]

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Amazing toy donation to Next Door Solutions at 31st Blue and Gold event

  Many thanks to The Exchange Club of San Jose for their generous donation of toys and handmade wooden items (rocking horse, doll cribs, puzzles) to the children of Next Door given at the 31st Annual Blue and Gold event on March 28, 2014..  We truly appreciate your thoughtfulness…and our children did as well.  The […]

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Can Audrie’s Law Prevent Future Tragedies?

State Senator Jim Beall has introduced SB 838, named Audrie’s Law in memory of Saratoga High student Audrie Pott. Pott, who was raped at a student party in 2012, killed herself when pictures of the crime were posted by the assailants online. The bill has two major components. First, it closes a legal loophole. Currently, […]

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Military Rape: A Black Eye for Our Country

The subject of military rape is in the news on two fronts. A bill by New York Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is moving through Congress that will overhaul the way military rape cases are tried, taking a victim’s immediate commander out of the role of judge and jury and handing the case to a military […]

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Next Door Community Support

Next Door is not able to help the women and children that it does without the support of our incredibly generous community. From the smallest donations to the largest grants from the state, all support helps to take vital steps toward our mission to end domestic violence in the moment and for all time. Next […]

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Fourth Annual Benefit Concert – FOR LOVE!

Please join us on February 22, 2014 at 7:30pm for an evening of beautiful chorale music performed by: Orchard City Community Chorus Rainbow Women’s Chorus CSL Global Heart Choir Mission Valley Chorus Serendipity Center for Spiritual Living Church 1195 Clark Street San Jose, CA 95125 Tickets at the door are $20. Please bring old or […]

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Vagina Monologues to benefit Next Door!

        On February 21 and February 22 at 8pm at the Montgomery Theater in San Jose, Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence will once again be the beneficiary of two nights of the Vagina Monologues Play.  Tickets can be purchased by clicking here or at the door. ($30 general admission) There will […]

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A Friend Next Door: Walk in Crisis Counseling

When a woman is in crisis, it can be hard to stay calm and analyze all the options. Our Crisis Intervention Advocates present walk-in clients with safety plans, resources and referrals, and coordinate emergency services our clients need as well as other non-crisis community services that address hunger, homelessness, and health needs and allow them […]

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Happy V-Day!

In 1998, playwright and activist Eve Ensler did something brave. She stood up on stage in New York and said the V-word, not once, but hundreds of times. It was part of her groundbreaking play The Vagina Monologues. Each February 14th , in countries around the world, volunteer actors stage the play, which consists of […]

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