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.

April Meetings & Happenings at Sherry's House


Circle of Healing & Mixture of Memories Bereavement Support Group | Tuesday, April 7th - 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.

Pizza & Movie NIght | Friday, April 17th - 6pm-8:30pm Calling all minions! Family Dinner transforms into pizza and movie night at Sherry's House this month. Pizza will be served first followed by the start of the movie around 7pm. Minion clothing highly encouraged!

Parent to Parent Support Group | Wednesday, April 22nd - 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.


Save the Date for these may May Happenings:

Circle of Healing & Mixture of Memories - May 12th

Parent to Parent Support Group - May 20th

Family Dinner - May 26th


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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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