Gayle and Bruce Krigel are leaders in the Kansas City community, they are also great friends of the project. Gayle organized the Tikkun Olam banquet on March 10, 2002, which honored Irena Sendler and the students. Bruce and Gayle have hosted the students on several occasions and constantly work to repair the world. Gayle is active in many Kansas City causes and helps schedule Life in a Jar presentations in the K.C. area. Gayle was chosen ‘Volunteer of the Year’ in Kansas City for 2007. Gayle is also President of the Board at the Midwest Center for Holocaust Education. Both Gayle and Bruce are dearly loved by the Irena Sendler Project family.