Lunch for Two

To hear Verleen Toland tell the story, you’d think she had nothing to do with it. Each lunch hour at the Idaho school where she taught, Toland noticed the same thing: her friend, an aide, had the same meager meal each day—a glass of milk, half a sandwich from home, maybe one item from the cafeteria. A few questions later, Toland learned that the woman was saving every dime, nickel, and penny to support a family member through a struggle. So Toland decided to begin splitting a full cafeteria lunch with her friend.

 Read Toland’s full story at BYU Magazine.

Full Name: 
Verleen King Toland
Grad Year: 
BS 1959
College: 
Life Sciences
Major: 
Zoology
Author: 
BYU Magazine
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