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.

January Meetings & Happenings at Sherry's House

Circle of Healing/Mixture of Memories | Tuesday, January 13th - 6pm-9pm

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 that meets during the Parents Meeting.  Dinner and Childcare provided.

Parent to Parent Support Group | Wednesday, January date to be determined - 6pm-8:30pm

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.

There will not be a Family Dinner in January, instead we will hold:

Frozen Movie and Pizza Night | Friday, January 23rd - 6pm-9pm

Join us for piza at 6pm followed by Frozen on the big screen at Sherry's House at 7pm.  We highly encourage you to come dressed like your favorite character!


 

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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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