Monthly Support Group Meetings


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.

May Meetings & Happenings at Sherry's House

 

Circle of Healing & Mixture of Memories Bereavement Support Group | Tuesday, May 12th - 6pm-9:00pm This is a monthly peer support group for families who have lost a child to pediatric cancer.  Mixture of Memories is our sibling support group for children which meets during the Parents Meeting.  A facilitator does activities with the children to work on expressing their emotions over the loss of their sibling. Dinner will be provided.

Parent to Parent Support Group | Wednesday, May 20th - 6pm-8:30pm Parents to Parents is our monthly support group for parents who have a child on active treatment or is a childhood cancer survivor.  Parents support each other by sharing their experiences.  The group is facilitated by Danielle Perron, our Director of Family Services. Any family with a child that has been treated for pediatric cancer is welcome to attend, regardless of the treating institution.This month will be an open forum and not feature a guest speaker.

Family Dinner |Tuesday, May 26th - 6pm-8:30pm Join us for a relaxing evening with a night off from cooking! A delicious meal along with playtime for kids and social time for parents , makes Family Dinner a great night out at Why Me. Dinner and childcare are provided, just bring your appetite!

 

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Upcoming Fundraising Events

24th Annual Why Me Golf Classic06/08/2015

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CET Invitational Charity Golf Tournament06/13/2015

Save the Date for Commonwealth Electrical Technologies annual golf ou...

Private Garden Tour - Brigham Hill Farm06/18/2015

Join Warren Leach of Tranquil Lake Nursery for an evening in the gard...

Why Me & Sherry's House - A History

Love & Support for Families with Childhood Cancer

The Why Me organization was conceived and created by 13-year-old Sherry Shepherd during her four year battle with cancer. She was the very first patient at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center when they first opened their pediatric oncology department. Sherry found many wonderful ways to lift the spirits of her fellow cancer patients as a means to ease their suffering. During her struggle with cancer, she became an inspiration to all who knew her, especially the other children being treated for cancer that she met. In the last months of her life, Sherry became determined to do something that would have a lasting value in the community to help children with cancer. With the help of her dad, she founded the non-profit organization WHY ME, which stands for Worcester Help for Youth, Memories Everlasting.  Read More

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