Lunch Break Building

Help For Today
Hope For Tomorrow

Lunch Break freely serves those in need in Monmouth County and beyond.

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Upcoming Events

Exciting things are always happening at Lunch Break. Join us at an upcoming event!

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Community Annual Picnic 2024
Family Strong Softball Classic

Sat, August 17th | 9am – 2:30pm

Join us for this yearly summer celebration that brings the Lunch Break Community together to enjoy the day at Red Bank’s Count Basie Fields! Alongside the softball tournament with teams from local businesses and organizations, enjoy food, games, music and more!

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What's Happening

Project Citizen Gardener

Join Project Citizen Gardener!

Lunch Break’s Project Citizen Gardener welcomes home gardeners and students of any age who wish to grow fresh produce on our behalf and accrue school service hours.

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Friday Community Dinners

Join us in the Community Kitchen on Friday nights, 6pm-8pm, for a free dinner, fun, and fellowship. It’s the perfect way to kick off your weekend!

Menu Posted Weekly on Socials!

Save the Date! Annual Fall Gala

Friday, November 1, 2024 – Lunch Break’s Annual Gala raises funds for essential programs and services for the residents of greater Monmouth County.

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Amazon Wish Lists of Our Most Needed Items!

Feed the Kids: Food Drive

When kids are home for the summer and not getting meals at school, our families struggle even more to put healthy food on the table. Please help us stock their shelves!

Summer Food Drive Wish List

Backpack & School Supply Drive

We need sturdy, new and unused school age-appropriate backpacks and school supplies. We are collecting elementary, middle school, and high school backpacks full of supplies.

Backpack & School Supply Wish List

Essential Hygiene Items Needed

Help us provide essential hygiene items to those in need. Every donation counts towards restoring the dignity and well-being of our neighbors.

Hygiene Kits Wish List

Volunteer Opportunities

Our volunteers — corporate, business sponsors, families and individuals — are the backbone of our organization.

We achieve our mission because of the dedication of those who so generously help.

To learn more about volunteering and community service opportunities, click here.