Zofia Babińska lived in Warsaw during World War II. A widow, mother of Danuta and Krystyna. Together with her daughters, she smuggled food to Jews imprisoned in the ghetto. She also helped those who came to her boarding house for help. After the ghetto was liquidated, the Babinska family sheltered Melania Przepiórkowska, an old Jewish woman.

Zofia Babińska and her daughters received the title of Righteous Among the Nations in 1985.