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...

September 3, 2018

 
A message from Alyssa's Mommy on the first day of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month...


"She is the reason I know to go gold... that I know September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

YOUR children and grandchildren are the reason I continue to raise awareness. My...

April 29, 2018

I just want to thank The Alyssa House for allowing us to stay here in this wonderful home...
 

We started our journey back in 2014. Cody has been in heart failure with severe arthritis and vasculitis since he was 14…  His whole teenage life was taken from him. Cody was...

April 8, 2018

“I can’t thank you all enough for what you’ve done for our family. Hearing the news that my daughter Layla would need a second heart transplant was terrifying.
 

“When we decided to come to the University of Virginia Children’s Hospital, it was very stressful trying to...

March 20, 2018

We love our community! The wonderful people at the local confectionery Sugar & Salt raised almost $500 for The Alyssa House at their St. Patrick’s Day”Sugar-Pa-Looza” event!

We’re looking forward to another chance to work with this small local business!

Many, many thanks...

February 26, 2018

"16 years ago, I gave birth to a quiet, bluish little body that wasn't breathing. Her cord had been so tightly wrapped around her neck, it was cut while she had not yet left my body. Then, her shoulders so strong and wide, she could not emerge. Our labor was painful fo...

February 23, 2018

Thanks to our friends at Wilson School of Dance for bringing some joy to The Alyssa House. The local dance studio provided a free private dance class for our Alyssa House family!
 

Medical issues caused Layla to miss months and months of her own dance classes at ho...

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