Transcript for Lunch Lady Says She Was Fired for Giving Away Food to Hungry Students
Now the fiery debate that began at a school cafeteria in Colorado making national headlines tonight a lunch lady. Decided to give out free launched a first graders who had no money some calling in an act of kindness but she lost her job because of it. ABC's Clayton send else speaks to work tonight. Abdullah curry knew she could be fired but she did it anyway I was like oh for giving away free food. Curry says she lost her job at this Colorado elementary school for giving up past to kids who didn't have enough money to pay for lunch. And he did seafood thrown away. That could have been given these children that are hungry that. Could use it after three warnings I would have kids start crying when I told them that they didn't have money in their account. District policy says no more hot meals just a cheese or Turkey sandwich there are kids who are going hungry because they're too embarrassed to get the cheese sandwich so they don't come through it line the school district says no child ever goes hungry. They won't give much detail about Curry's firing but will say. She was fired for violating the district policy around how food is distributed if an employee is concerned. About a family than they are obligated then to bring it to where attention. Curry says she is just beginning to fight against the policy she believes needs to change doing what is right is not what is. Clayton send LA BC news Aurora Colorado.
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