P.O. Box 4281
Charlottesville, Virginia,


©2019 by The Alyssa House.
The Alyssa House Operates Under a Joint Plan of Work With Virginia Organizing.

January 31, 2020

The Alyssa House opened our doors to our very first family three years ago this January!

We were new — still trying to learn the basic ins and outs of nonprofits, looking for ways to get the message out to involve our community of volunteers, and trying to raise funds s...

January 29, 2020

“On July 21st 2019 our son Aiden was diagnosed with synovial sarcoma, a very rare soft tissue cancer. He had just turned 13. 

“At time Aiden’s treatment became difficult, but he always came through it with a smile. We are so grateful for Dr. Domson, Aiden’s surgeon, an...

October 15, 2019

"I was 20 weeks pregnant when they thought there was something wrong with Nehemiah’s spine. So they sent me to a specialist to get a more in-depth ultrasound, which is when they found out he had hypoplastic left heart syndrome. From there we had to see a doctor almost...

July 2, 2019

“My name is Matthew. When I was born I had hypoplastic left heart syndrome..."

June 11, 2019

Olivia has been a true heart transplant superhero! We’re overjoyed she got to go home healthy and happy with her loving parents.

When you donate to The Alyssa House, you help families just like this!

 “October 10, 2018: Olivia Rose is born. Our very first child. For a wh...

At the very heart of who we are and all we do for children is this essential truth, expressed so fervently by the one who continues to inspire us: Alyssa Grace Divers.

For Alyssa, nothing was more important than family.

That’s why we’re passionately committed to giving...

February 28, 2019

I just want to thank The Alyssa House for allowing my family to be together for such a scary time in our lives, for loving on us, and making sure all our needs were met. You took a huge weight off our shoulders.

We came to UVA Children’s Hospital for an emergency...

February 27, 2019

How exciting it was to find out that God was blessing us with our fourth precious child to love and raise!

At 19 weeks we found our that Mom had a rare pregnancy complication that would cause our sweet girl to be born early, although we had high hopes of a scheduled del...

February 27, 2019

Christmas came early, thanks to our incredible friends at Mason’s Toy Box! Mason’s Toy Box went above and beyond for this former Alyssa House family, and surprised Elaina on her 4th birthday. Elaina and her family stayed The Alyssa House this summer, while recovering...

December 14, 2018

There doesn’t seem like enough words to express how thankful we are for everything you have done for our family.


Our journey began at our 20 week ultrasound in January, 2017.  We learned our baby Mason had a rare congenital heart disease known as CCTGA, congenitally c...

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