Fired NH Lunch Lady’s GoFundMe Has Exceeded Its Goal
The now famous New Hampshire Lunch Lady has seen her fair share of drama. When news first broke that Bonnie Kimball was reportedly fired from Mascoma Valley Regional High School in Canaan for giving food to a student who couldn’t pay (as per WMUR), many people were outraged. The story quickly went viral. Then, more reports surfaced of the school offering Kimball her job back; a celebrity chef reaching out to Kimball and asking her to join his team; the boy's mother questioning her motive (as reported by the Union Leader); and the school rescinding their offer due to a possible cover-up by Kimball
Here's what we were told: Kimball gave a male student $8 worth of free food. That doesn't sound so bad. However, the Union Leader reported that Kimball had been giving the 17-year-old food for months without charging his account. We're wondering the same thing you are: "Why?" Will we ever know what really happened?
Meanwhile, the Lunch Lady is still unemployed. She started a GoFundMe fundraiser for herself which has far exceeded its original goal of $6,000. It is up to $8,278 which has been raised by 332 people in 13 days. And, the donations keep trickling in.
Here's a link to the GoFundMe page. You can decide for yourself whether or not you want to contribute to her cause.