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You Helped Us Feed Thousands!

You Helped Us Feed Thousands!
July 1, 2020

Because of our community’s generosity and the invaluable service of our front-line volunteers, Lunch Break served more than 7,000 meals in June — 42 percent more than 2019 — and more than 2,000 people received groceries.Thank you for partnering with us to help alleviate food insecurity. We couldn’t do it without YOU!

Neighborly Love

Neighborly Love
June 30, 2020

Mia and LJ Spitale wanted to help Lunch Break feed their neighbors in need so they collected donations in their own neighborhood. And, they presented a check from those donations to Director of Operatons Charles Watson.Special thanks to their neighbors and to mom Kristin for driving Mia and LJ to Lunch Break. Awesome teamwork by the Spitale family!

Sweet Donation from the Girl Scouts

Sweet Donation from the Girl Scouts
June 30, 2020

Sweet treats from the Girl Scouts of Jersey Shore and Investors Bank who delivered 1,000 boxes of cookies to Lunch Break to share with our neighbors.“Investors Bank is honored to assist Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore by supporting the Cookie Relief Fund,” said Investors Bank Senior Vice President and Retail Market Executive Victoria Magliacane. “Girl Scout Cookies always are... View Article

More supplies from Liquid Church

More supplies from Liquid Church
June 30, 2020

Thanks to Liquid Church for this delivery of beans and much needed supplies. Dave was kind enough to drop everything off and say hello to Gwen Love, our executive director. Great way to start a day!! Thank you Liquid Church!

Need some artwork?

Need some artwork?
June 30, 2020

We have artwork and we want YOU to come and get some! Pinot’s Palette in Red Bank has graciously donated their beautiful paintings to Lunch Break to share with our neighbors. There’s something for everyone – modern, traditional, flowers, beach scenes…so many!Thank you Pinot’s Palette for sharing!

Rockin’ the Navesink

Rockin’ the Navesink
June 30, 2020

Thank you to the Long Branch Elks Club for rocking the Navesink on Saturday to benefit Lunch Break! Rock bands So Watt, Rockit Fish and The Nerds played to a river full of boats and boarders from noon to 4:00. Proceeds will be shared with the Elks Club and Lunch Break.Thanks for making this very cool event happen and for... View Article

More beautiful boxes

More beautiful boxes
June 30, 2020

These beautiful boxes are filled with much needed toiletries for our homebound neighbors! Kellie Cromarty donates all the items and packs each one with love. This is her second drop off!Thank you Kellie for caring for our homebound friends who can’t get out to shop for themselves.

Where’s the beef?

Where’s the beef?
June 25, 2020

A huge thank you to Anthony Sardella for his generous 70 pound chicken and ground beef donation! That’s a lot of burgers, meat loaves, lasagna fixins’ …. hint-hint!

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: David Hinton

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT David Hinton
June 25, 2020

Board member David Hinton has faithfully helped our kitchen staff with preparing grab-and-go meals since Operation Gear-Up began in March. We thank him for all that he’s done to help our neighbors in need!

Trader Joe’s is the Top Banana!

Trader Joe’s is the Top Banana!
June 24, 2020

Thank you to Trader Joe’s for the boxes of fresh fruit! Bananas are always a wonderful addition to our produce section! Trader Joe’s is awesome! “Yes, we have some bananas … we have some bananas today!” Sing that three times!