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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.
Thank you to everyone who purchased tickets for this event We are now sold out! Why Me has teamed up with Volturno Pizza for our first virtual fundraiser, raising money to help support local Worcester kids battling cancer. We will be making a Chittara (handmade spaghetti) that comes with […]Read More
Over the last three years, Worcester Fitness has raised over $100,00 for Why Me through the Spin for Kids event. This year, Covid-19 will prevent us from having a full scale, rip roaring good time with 100 people spinning for 3 hours. While Spin for Kids 2021 will have a […]Read More
Take a crack at replicating an edible masterpiece, virtually, with Why Me’s version of Nailed It (or Failed it)! Join us on Saturday April 10th for this virtual bake-off – part fundraiser, part hot mess. $50 per team. Competition will include “celebrity” judges and lots of bragging rights. Each team […]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.
As we follow the CDC recommendations surrounding COVID-19, out of an abundance of caution we are suspending visitation and tours at Sherry's House. Non-monetary goods, including pantry and other brand new items, can be donated by appointment only, using the “Donation Appointment” link in the top of the page. We cannot accept donations of used items at this time, we owe it to our immune-compromised residents to put their safety first. We thank you for your understanding.
Contact us at 508-757-7734 with questions.