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.
Join us for our re-imagined Holiday Stop and Stroll, featuring all the things you love and look forward to each year: crafts, a Santa & Mrs. Claus sighting, special treats and of course…PRESENTS! Families will park and walk around Sherry’s House Winter Wonderland to participate in a couple of activities […]Read More
We are excited for our annual showing of the Polar Express, just for our Why Me families. Once again, it will be a drive-in at the 228 in Sterling. Dress in layers, bring some chairs to tailgate and a thermos of hot cocoa! Don’t forget your golden tickets. Why Me […]Read More
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, where a small group of athletes ruck (hike) 25 miles a day for 4 days. Camping out each night on the farm of a local […]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.