HONORING SHEILA GILBERT; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 106
(Extensions of Remarks - June 24, 2019)

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                        HONORING SHEILA GILBERT

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                            HON. SAM GRAVES

                              of missouri

                    in the house of representatives

                         Monday, June 24, 2019

  Mr. GRAVES of Missouri. Madam Speaker, I proudly pause to recognize 
Sheila Gilbert. Sheila is a very special woman and leader who is being 
honored with the Woman in Volunteerism Award as a part of the St. 
Joseph YWCA's prestigious Women of Excellence.
  Sheila has a simple story in which a problem presented itself and 
rather than sit back, she took action. From that Food for Kids was 
born. While it may have started as a way to help feed kids in St. 
Joseph during the summer vacation, it has expanded to provide meals for 
families as well as providing clothes, shoes and school supplies for 
those children as well. Sheila and her husband Kenzie have taken their 
compassion and faith and turned it into a mission to serve their 
community.
  Madam Speaker, I proudly ask you to join me in recognizing Sheila 
Gilbert for being honored as the Woman in Volunteerism Award winner by 
the St. Joseph YWCA through serving St. Joseph, the state of Missouri 
and the Sixth Congressional District. I am honored to represent her in 
the United States Congress.

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