|So True. Maybe that's what Della Curry was thinking.|
It's hard to know what Della Curry was thinking when she violated her school's policy by giving free lunches to hungry children who couldn't afford to pay for them. We do know that Della is blessed with empathy and compassion - that's more than we can say for the school officials who fired her:
Della Curry is out of work, and unashamed, after being fired by the Cherry Creek School District. A married mother of two, Curry is the former kitchen manager at Dakota Valley Elementary School in Aurora, Colo. She lost her job on Friday after giving school lunches to students who didn’t have lunch money.
Della Curry, an elementary school kitchen manager at Dakota Valley Elementary School in Aurora, Colo., opted to give such children free lunches. Her decision was a violation of school policy and she was fired.
“I had a first grader in front of me, crying, because she doesn’t have enough money for lunch. Yes, I gave her lunch,” Curry said.