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.
Children affected by cancer, and their siblings, often spend much of their time outside of treatment in medical appointments and therapies that can make fitting in other activities difficult. With medication, physical limitations and long term effects of cancer treatments attending a typical summer camp is not always possible. Seven […]Read More
Please join the Malek Family for their annual cancer walk “Fuel for Why Me and Sherry’s House”. The walk will take place on October 1st 2017 at their home, 491 South Meadow Rd, Lancaster MA. Gathering starts at 10 am, the walk begins at 11 am. Pot luck lunch afterwards […]Read More
Join Lock 50 for their “From the Beginning” Signature wine dinner on October 7th, as part of the Worcester Wine Festival. They will highlight some of the original grapes and regions of winemaking, as well as, showcasing traditional techniques of wine production and culinary art in a 5 course dinner […]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.