“You always hear about these happening, but you never expect to be the recipient of it,” Sarah Clark told CNN affiliate KHPO. “It’s a huge, huge help for me and my family.”
Especially for a family’s that’s growing. Clark is nine months pregnant — her due date is January 8 — and she won’t get any paid time off during the pregnancy, which is common in the restaurant industry. Her fiance will temporarily be out of work too because of knee surgery.
“I couldn’t believe what I was looking at at first because it was such a high amount,” she said. “Nine hundred dollars is a lot of money. It took a while for it to set in, and once it did I cried for a little while.”
Clark said the woman who left the big tip had been in the restaurant before and that she had talked with her several times. That’s …
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