Home, Hope, and Healing for the Henry Family

On March 11, Spencer Henry was airlifted to the hospital where he had to undergo an emergency craniotomy. Spencer spent four weeks in pediatric intensive care unit and was then discharged to the comprehensive inpatient rehab unit. Through this time the Henry family found a homeawayfromhome during their stay at Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities 

 “Though a long road ahead, we are so thankful for what the House has done for us during this time. It allowed for our family to be close, which kept us present throughout Spencer’s care,” says Danielle Henry, mother of Spencer. 

 Dinner time in the kitchen is the Henry family’s favorite thing about the House. “It’s where you meet people from near and far, from different walks of life, all with one shared thing – they have a story to tell. It is the most humbling and therapeutic place to be and it is an experience that will stick with me forever,says Danielle. 

 Spencer’s little sister, Gianna, loved the princess treatment she experienced being chauffeured around the House in the red wagons! 

 The Henry family wants everyone to know Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities surrounds you with amazing, caring, and wonderful staff members, and provides every single necessity you and your family might need. 

 “It’s a wonderful place to be during hard times and I’m so thankful that it exists,” says Danielle. Atlanta RMHC allows for focus to solely be on the patient because it has everything else covered,” says Danielle.