Monthly Support Group Meetings

During the winter months of Cold and Flu season we must ask all 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.

February Meetings & Happenings at Sherry's House

Parent to Parent Support Group | Wednesday, February 4th - 6pm-8:30pm

Rescheduled from January 28th, this support group for families who have a child on treatment or a survivor will have two guest speakers, both are adult childhood cancer survivors. They will speak to the group about their experiences with childhood cancer and aspects of survivorship.

Parents to Parents is our monthly support group for parents who have a child on active treatment or is a 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.


Circle of Healing Weekend Retreat | Friday February 6th - Sunday February 8th

This is a monthly peer support group for families who have lost a child to pediatric cancer travels to the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp in Ashford, CT for a weekend retreat centered around bereavement support, encouragement and healing. Contact Cheryl at for more information.


Why Me, Inc.

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Upcoming Fundraising Events

Bella's Ball02/14/2015

To honor the memory of Isabella Capaldi and celebrate Valentine's...

The NET Texas Hold'Em Charity Tournament03/21/2015

Join "The NET" for their 7th annual Texas Hold 'Em Char...

Raffle Tickets - The NET Texas Hold 'Em Tournament 03/21/2015

Take a chance and buy a raffle ticket!  Raffle tickets are $5 ea...

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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