WASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- One local woman’s non-profit is getting a boost after being honored in Washington, DC.
Kelly Olson took home a Jefferson public service award for starting the Sheridan Angels, a non-profit that offers help to families in crisis
“It’s a huge deal. I still can’t believe it! I can’t believe that we are here!” said Olson.
Olson and her husband spent the day in Washington, DC celebrating her Jefferson award.
“We got to meet with Senators Enzi and Brasso. They were amazing,” said Olson.
Olson says winning the local Jefferson award has done wonderful things for the Sheridan Angels telling us donations are pouring in.
Kelley’s husband Terry is here to support her.
“I’m very proud of her. Very happy for her,” said Olson.
The couple actually met at a garage sale organized by the Sheridan Angels. While their trip has been exciting they say they can’t wait to get home to their community work.
"It just lights my life up. It is the biggest joy of my life,” said Olson.