IN MEMORY OF IRENA SENDLEROWA Sendler smuggled some 2,500 Jewish children out of the Warsaw Ghetto and then provided them with false identity documents and with housing outside the Ghetto, saving those children during the Holocaust
As early as 1939, when the Germans invaded Poland, she began aiding Jews. She and her helpers created more than 3,000 false documents to help Jewish families.
She and her co-workers organized the smuggling of Jewish children out of the Ghetto.
Children were placed with Polish families, some children were smuggled to priests in parish rectories
The life of Irena Sendler was one of great testimony, one of courage and love, one of respect for all people, regardless of race, religion and creed.