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...

March 26, 2020

 A message from Alyssa's Mommy to the Fluvanna County High School Class of 2020. Many of these students have been wonderful volunteers for The Alyssa House, extending their kindness and compassion to the children we serve.

Thank you for opening your hearts to Alyssa and...

March 24, 2020

Some wonderful news for our current Alyssa House family... After 5 months of waiting Sawyer finally received his new heart!

We are overjoyed for Sawyer and his family, and this truly incredible blessing. 💙

Thank you to all who continue to support The Alyssa House an...

March 18, 2020

Some bright news in the midst of all this... Aiden's mom reports his hair is starting to grow back! Aiden stayed at The Alyssa House for 5 months while battling synovial sarcoma. 💙

We urge our community members to help protect immuncompromised individuals l...

As COVID-19 as it makes its first appearance in Charlottesville, our mission and values at The Alyssa House remain the same — to provide free housing, love, and care for immunocompromised children being treated at the UVA Children's Hospital.

The Alyssa House is...

March 6, 2020

Today we're sending a big 'Alyssa House' thank you to the awesome students from Fluvanna County High School!

From the SGA's fundraising efforts, to student volunteers from the Fluco Club and more, we're grateful to have so much support from Alyssa's home community.


February 28, 2020

An amazing update from a former Alyssa House family. 💙

Xavier was born weighing 1 lb. 2 oz., and was 11.8 inches long. His family stayed at The Alyssa House for four months while he was in the NICU.

TODAY, Xavier is 19 lbs, 3 oz. and is 30.5 inches tall! His mo...

February 24, 2020

Help support our newest Alyssa House family!

Meet Sawyer Brewster, age 3. Sawyer has had three open heart surgeries and has been in severe heart failure since October 21.

This happy, outgoing little boy has been patiently waiting in the hospital for FOUR months while...

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