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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

September 2, 2017

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. For many of the families that stay at The Alyssa House– as well as for the family of our namesake- Childhood Cancer month doesn’t just last the length of September. It’s Every. Single. Day.
 

Pediatric cancers are gros...

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