LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — With her baby due next month, Sarah Clark has been putting in as many hours as she could at a Mediterranean restaurant, Pita Jungle, in Phoenix.
After giving birth, she will have to go on maternity leave and not be able to make any money. Besides, her fiance is scheduled to have surgery on his knee on this week.
“Me being on maternity leave and him being out of work, we’re not going to be making any income,” the server, bartender and manager told KPHO’s Derek Stahl.
On Tuesday, Christmas came early for Clark when a customer picked up a takeout order and left her a $900 tip. That generous customer bought $61.30 worth of food.
“So this is really going to help us with covering rent and other bills,” the expectant mother said. “I couldn’t believe what I was looking at at first because it’s such a high amount. Nine-hundred dollars is a lot of money. …