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Artists Open Hearts for Lunch Break

Charity Art Auction
May 7, 2020

Art from the Heart Helping to feed hundreds of community members in need, 35-plus artists are sponsoring an online mixed-media art auction, “Artists Open Hearts for Lunch Break,” now through 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 17th. These artists have generously donated more than 75 paintings, prints, photographs, and sculpture for this one-of-a-kind auction to benefit Lunch Break. To view the beautiful... View Article


Peg Rizzo
May 6, 2020

Ms. Peg Rizzo has been a longtime Lunch Break family member, having served on the Board and formerly as volunteer coordinator and now administrative assistant. Ms. Peg is often the first beautiful face you’ll see when you enter our doors. She’s likely to be the woman with her arms around another, offering comfort.Peg is working from home at the moment,... View Article


Taylor Oliveras
May 5, 2020

Taylor Oliveras is our Client Choice pantry intake coordinator, helping to register new families and individuals and keeping volunteers informed about clients’ dietary restrictions and preferences. She also works with Warehouse Supervisor Chrissy Valkos and Director of Operations Chuck Watson, ensuring that everyone is up to date regarding pantry needs.Taylor has been on the front lines during the pandemic, and... View Article


Giving Tuesday
May 5, 2020

On this Giving Tuesday, May 5th, please help our neighbors who have been impacted by the pandemic by making a gift today to support our annual appeal. Not only are families and individuals facing the uncertainties of the health crisis, but the financial impact has been and continues to be devastating. In April, we served over 8,000 grab and go... View Article

Three cheers for the RFH Dawgs!

front porch FoodStock-Up Drive
May 4, 2020

Thank you to the Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School Football team for organizing a front porch FoodStock-Up Drive! The drive continues through Thursday, May 7th. And thanks to all who donated and special thanks to these amazing football players and their families! Go Dawgs! And a special thanks to the corporations, businesses, communities and our numerous friends and families who... View Article


April 30, 2020

Meet Jeanette, a volunteer on our front lines helping stock the pantry and pack groceries for those in our community who are struggling to afford basic necessities. Many of these people are suffering greatly because of the added stress from the financial impact of a recent job loss or reduced wages. Some could be facing homelessness. Without wonderful volunteers such... View Article

Lunch Break Everyday Hero

Wallace Woods
April 28, 2020

EVERYDAY HERO & “JERSEY 4 JERSEY” TV STAR WALLY WOODS Wallace or “Wally,” as he is affectionately called, is our “boots-on-the-ground” maintenance supervisor. Among staff on Lunch Break’s front lines, he’s the face behind the wheel of the Lunch Break truck, stopping all over the county to pick up food and donations. Wally never skips a beat. He keeps our... View Article

We’d Like to Thank Our Wonderful Volunteers!

Every Moment Makes a Difference
April 23, 2020

In recognition of National Volunteer Week, we’d like to thank our wonderful volunteers! You are our Everyday Heroes! We couldn’t do what we do without your continued support. We wish you good health and many blessings! #whywebreak #givelocal

Simply Sublime!

Mike Manzo and Steve Reid
April 22, 2020

Who are those masked men? Why it’s Mike Manzo and Steve Reid of Jersey Mike’s subs to the rescue! These wonderful gentlemen, along with support from Red Bank franchise owner Steve Schiattino, delivered more than 300 ham and cheese subs for our clients! Says Mike Manzo: “So blessed to be all working together. The need is great, but our desire... View Article