The first annual 100 Mile Ruck March Challenge took place in July and raised over $73,000 for Why Me. This is a military inspired event, … [Read More...]
Why Me is a grass roots non-profit organization dedicated to providing love and support services to families with childhood cancer. Created and run in part by parents that lived this experience first-hand, the dedicated staff and volunteers understand what families with a pediatric cancer patient need and are passionate about services provided. Our support begins the moment your child is diagnosed and is available throughout every step of your child’s treatment and beyond. Based in Worcester, Massachusetts, Why Me is the vision of thirteen year old Sherry Shepherd, and the promise by those who loved her to keep her dream alive.
The 2nd annual Ruck March Challenge – July 21st-24th 2022. Support an athlete taking on the challenge, here! A 4-day Charity Challenge to raise money for Why Me & Sherry’s House. The 100 Mile Ruck March Challenge is a military inspired event, where 30 Athletes will Ruck (hike) 25 miles […]Read More
This year is the 50th running of the Falmouth Road Race. To celebrate this milestone year we have signed on 26 incredible individuals to take on this 7 mile seaside course. The Falmouth course consists of the first three miles being narrow, hilly, winding tree-shaded roads, while the last four […]Read More
Why Me families, join us at our annual Carnival Day on Sunday August 21st at the 228 in Sterling, from 11am-3pm. Day to include dunk tank, inflatables, BBQ lunch, gelato, pony rides, face painting and so much more! Come for an hour or stay all day. You’ll get a chance […]Read More
Why Me offers financial and emotional support services based on the unique needs of each specific family so each member can understand and manage the changes that pediatric cancer will inevitably bring throughout the course of treatment.
Since Why Me provides its families with a number of services, there are a variety of ways someone can get involved with our organization. From baking cookies to volunteering to fundraising, lending a hand to our community is simple and catered to what you are comfortable doing. We make it simple.