Advocate Spotlight: Rachel Henry

Here at You’re the Cure, we are shining a spotlight on Rachel Henry, a remarkable individual whose journey from stroke survivor to passionate advocate has inspired many. Rachel's unwavering dedication and resilience have made her a powerful voice for stroke survivors, working tirelessly to improve the lives of others who have faced similar challenges. Let's delve into her incredible story and the impact she has made.

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From Silence to Empowerment:

In 2003, Rachel Henry's life took an unexpected turn when she suffered a stroke that left her without a voice. However, Rachel refused to let her circumstances define her. Instead, she channeled her experience into becoming a fierce advocate for those who have lost their voices due to stroke. Her own journey from silence to empowerment serves as an inspiration to all who face adversity.

An Advocate for Change:

Rachel's commitment to advocacy has been unwavering. She has championed numerous priorities, including stroke system of care and physical education in schools. Her voice has been instrumental in raising awareness and driving positive change in these areas. Through her work with You're the Cure, Rachel has made a lasting impact on the lives of stroke survivors and their communities.

Building Bridges with Lawmakers:

Rachel's warm and personal approach has made her a beloved figure among local lawmakers. She has forged strong relationships by sharing her homemade baked goods and connecting on a personal level. However, it is her dedication, compassion, and unwavering enthusiasm that have truly won the hearts of those she encounters. Rachel's efforts have created a strong foundation for collaboration and positive change.

A Beacon of Hope:

Rachel's journey from stroke survivor to advocate has transformed her into a beacon of hope for others. Her relentless dedication to improving stroke care, paired with her tenacity, and fighting spirit, has inspired countless individuals, and provided them with a sense of empowerment. Rachel's story serves as a reminder that even in the face of adversity, one person can make a significant impact on the lives of others.


Rachel Henry's incredible journey and her tireless efforts as an advocate for stroke survivors make her a true champion. Through You're the Cure, Rachel has dedicated herself to improving stroke care and raising awareness about the challenges faced by survivors. Her resilience, compassion, and unwavering spirit continue to inspire others and drive positive change in communities.

We extend our deepest appreciation to Rachel for her invaluable contributions and congratulate her on the tremendous impact she has made. Rachel's dedication reminds us of all the power of the human spirit and the importance of advocacy in transforming lives.

Thank you, Rachel, for your continued support in our mission to be a relentless force for longer, healthier lives.

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