High School Students Surprise Food Service Worker With New Car.
This world can be a pretty negative place sometimes. It seems that more and more people are looking out for just themselves, as opposed to working towards the greater good. But not this woman. This woman has spent many years caring for everyone around her without asking for anything in return. Keep reading to find out how this woman's continuous acts of selflessness were finally paid back to her in the most surprising way.
Debra Davis has been working as a lunch lady for the Hoover High School in City Heights San Diego school district for over 26 years!
During her time with Hoover High School, she has served thousands of meals to the students and staff, but that's not all she's done.
Debra is more to those students than just a lunch lady.
“I feed the kids, I prepare the food, I talk to them, I stop them from fighting. They don’t cuss. They have to respect, and they call me ‘Aunt Debbie,'" Debra explained during an interview. Debra extends her kindness far beyond the lunch room, as well.
During her spare time, Debra volunteers in nursing homes and helps give food to the homeless.
Unfortunately, the car that Debra was using to help all of these people was kind of falling apart. Everyone that knew Debra knew that her car was constantly giving her trouble, but she still loved her car no matter what. “I call her, Transformer. She is my 1976 Chevy Malibu,” she said.
The school knew that they needed to do something to try and help Debra.
So they teamed up with the community and with State Farm Insurance for the Recycled Rides program, who donated a 2014 Mazda 3 for Debra! Even the school auto body shop helped to make the car run like it was brand new! Debra was in for the surprise of her life.
As soon as she saw the car, Debra was overcome with emotion.
“No one has ever done anything like this for me. I thought I was going to get my heaven in heaven. But I got a little piece of heaven right here,” she said during an interview.
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