Children affected by cancer, and their siblings, often spend much of their time outside of treatment in medical appointments and therapies … [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.
Can you take the heat for children with cancer? Nancy Chang Restaurant has added the Spicy Bucket Challenge to their menu where $10 from every bucket sold will be donated to Why Me. Buckets are $40 for 40 skewers including shrimp, scallops, calamari, fish balls, tofu, zucchini, mushroom, broccoli. The […]Read More
We are putting together a team of runners and walkers for the 5k portion of the Worcester Running Festival and WE WANT YOU! 5k team members are asked to fundraise a minimum of $50 and those who raise over $250 will receive a Why Me singlet, although any amount raised […]Read More
Calling all Why Me families, please join us for a fun family dinner with foods from around the globe. We would love for you to bring a dish and share a part of your culture. Don’t worry if you can’t, food will also be provided! RSVP to Danielle at firstname.lastname@example.org […]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.
Due to the compromised immune system's of our kids we must ask Sherry's House visitors to stay home if anyone in your family has a sniffle, cough or has been exposed to someone who has been sick. We thank you for your cooperation and understanding.