Lunch Break has temporarily suspended donations of clothing and household items until further notice
Currently at this time we are only accepting money and nonperishable food items.
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We serve everyone with dignity and compassion.
Lunch Break freely provides food, clothing, life skills and fellowship to those in need in Monmouth County and beyond.
We Serve Everyone With Dignity and Compassion
In January 1983, 35 people gathered at the Friends Meeting House in Shrewsbury to discuss the issue of hunger in Monmouth County. Lead by Mrs. Norma Todd for over 25 years, they committed themselves to help the community members who find it difficult to provide the bare necessities for their families.
We continue to serve our community members in need to this day, with the same passion, dedication, and community support which is the foundation established by Mrs. Todd years ago. Several programs have been added to the Lunch Break roster of services in recent years, such as the Children’s Cooking Class Program and the Saturday breakfast. Our vision is to lead the region as the comprehensive food, nutrition, and life skills resource for community members in need.
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“Your kindness may seem simple to you, but it means everything to me”.
– Jane | Lunch Break Guest
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Kevin McGee on 107.1 The Boss “Jersey Shore Matters”If you’re an early bird this Sunday, Aug. 1st at 6 a.m., you can catch our very own Director of Operations Kevin McGee on 107.1 The Boss “Jersey Shore Matters”… View Article
Thank you for your support!For the food insecure, living in the Garden State is not a picnic. By federal standards, a single working parent with two children in New Jersey could survive on just… View Article
Launch of the new Alliance for Success ProgramCongratulations to the Life Skills Team and Red Bank Regional High School students for the recent launch of the new Alliance for Success Program, a partnership with The Source at… View Article
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