Andy Sharry reached out to us in 2017 and proposed joining forces with Worcester Fitness to raise money through a Spin-a-thon. Andy has … [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.
After having so much fun last month, we are teaming up again with Volturno Pizza for another virtual pasta making fundraiser. Learn how to make delicious linguine with pesto genovese and shrimp according to the traditions of Italian cuisine. Class will be instructed by Greg Califano, owner of Volturno. Our […]Read More
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 a small group of Athletes will Ruck (hike) 25 miles a day for 4 days. Camping out each night on the farm of a local […]Read More
After taking a year off due to the pandemic, the Why Me All Star runners are once again taking on the 7 mile run. While this year is still a little different, we are unsure if our 15 runners will be able to run the actual Falmouth course or do […]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.