Maya Angelou wrote, we delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely see the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty. Why … [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.
We are excited to be back at the Best Western Royal Plaza for our annual Holiday Party, in person! Featuring all the things you love and look forward to each year: crafts, a Santa & Mrs. Claus sighting, teen activities, special treats and of course…PRESENTS! Any questions please reach out […]Read More
Join us at Sherry’s House, on Friday December 9th for an open house celebrating & remembering our special Why Me Angels. Hang your angel ribbon on our tree and enjoy light fare and desserts with fellow angel families. Close friends and family welcome RSVP to Cheryl with number attending – […]Read More
Cancer touches us all but it is especially ugly when a child is affected which is why Thick Chick Comedy & Unity Radio MA has chosen to work with Why Me & Sherry’s House this holiday season. Join them on Sunday December 11th at 5PM for a Comedy Benefit show […]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.