A guest post from Alyssa’s Dad in honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month…

“Eight years ago yesterday, I watched my precious 10-year-old Alyssa Grace look at her mom and me as her doctor told us that she had multiple inoperable tumors in her lungs. Six weeks earlier h...

September 1, 2020

A guest post from Alyssa's Mommy in honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month:

"It’s a tradition that started about 15 years ago. When I would have to be separated from Alyssa, and then later both girls, I would paint our fingernails matching pale pink. This way, whenev...

August 27, 2020

Meet our newest guest at The Alyssa House, Adalyn Grace. She has one of the sweetest smiles we've ever seen — and her mom is happy to report she's doing "amazing!"

Adalyn is being treated for hypoplastic left heart syndrome, so her family is staying close by at The Alys...

August 23, 2020

Your gift matters... “Donations from small donors have been on a 20-year downward trend as low- and middle-income donors feel the squeeze from stagnant wages, declining savings and homeownership, the Great Recession of 2008, and now the pandemic. Between 2000 and 2016...

August 15, 2020

In honor of baby Madison, whose time on earth was cut far too short.

Our hearts go out to Madison's loving mom and sister, who miss their precious little one.

Please join us in sending positive prayers, love, and light to Madison's family.

A message from Madison's Mom to...

June 3, 2020

Here at The Alyssa House, we still have the opportunity to transform lives locally. 💙

This brave baby girl is recovering from a jaw surgery, just one of many procedures Madison has endured in her short life.

PLEASE help us support Madison's family! The Alyssa H...

May 14, 2020

The Alyssa House is pleased to welcome sweet baby Madison to stay with us. We remain open and ready to serve families during the COVID-19 crisis.

Madison's loving family will be able to stay close by at The Alyssa House, while she receives the care she needs in the NI...

May 5, 2020

While things may look at little different at The Alyssa House these days, we remain open to serve fragile families in need.

We are here to provide care and grace for families with a child in medical crisis. We are here to provide a place of comfort and safety.


April 27, 2020

Sawyer has been discharged and is ready to go home! What a long journey for this heart warrior. 

Sawyer's mom reports he is getting used to the outdoors again, and is enjoying "The sun on his face, the wind in his hair, playing with no lines and tubes to hinder him. F...

April 7, 2020

Today we're sending a heart-filled thank you to all our healthcare workers, who are on the front-lines to keep our families, friends, and neighbors safe. 💙

Stacy Shaver Williams (pictured here!) is a member of The Alyssa House Board of Directors AND is a PICU nurse at...

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