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Free Breast Screening Event

free breast screening event
April 5, 2021

The Children & Family Health Institute and CentraState Healthcare System are sponsoring a free breast screening event for women 40 and older from 9-11 a.m. and 2-6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6th at the Star and Barry Tobias Women’s Health Center at CentraState, 901 W. Main St., Freehold. For appointments: (732) 303-3636.

Vote For Us in the Target Circle Program

Lunch Break Nonprofit, Food Bank NJ
April 1, 2021

We’re participating in the Target Circle program today through June 30th! You can vote for us and help direct Target’s giving to benefit our nonprofit.For full program details and restrictions visit Target Circle.

Check Out These Easter Bunnies Making Sure Everyone has a Basket!

Check out these Easter bunnies making sure everyone has a basket for the holiday!
April 1, 2021

Check out these Easter bunnies making sure everyone has a basket for the holiday! Margo and Paul Hooker provided all of the goodies so their grandchildren could make baskets for our recent give-away. The children had so much fun putting them together! And Grandma Margo delivered them in time for the big day. We can’t thank the Hooker family enough... View Article

#WannaWorkWednesdays Biweekly Job Postings Information


April 1, 2021

Check with the Lunch Break NJ Life Skills Program #WannaWorkWednesdays biweekly for job postings and employment information. To find out more about our Life Skills Center, please contact Life Skills Coordinator Eleanor Herdeen at eherdeen@lunchbreak.org, (732) 747-8577, Ext. 3201. #whywebreak #givelocal For this week’s job postings, click here.

Gwendolyn Love will be Honored as Women of Achievement

Gwendolyn Love will be Honored as Women of Achievement
April 1, 2021

The Northern Monmouth County Branch of the American Association of University Women will honor Lunch Break Executive Director Gwendolyn Love and 180 Turning Lives Around Executive Director Anna Diaz-White as Women of Achievement during the virtual Scholarship Event at noon on Thursday, April 29th.For tickets click here or visit here.

Thank You Stacy and the Holistic Moms For Their Easter Basket Donations

Thank You Stacy and the Holistic Moms For Their Easter Basket Donations
April 1, 2021

Thank you to Stacy Joyce and the Holistic Moms for their donation of Easter baskets for our recent give-away. Special thanks to Stacy’s son for assisting Mom with the delivery. The give-away was so successful: More than 900 baskets were distributed to Lunch Break and outreach partners, including the Pan American Motel, agencies and churches. Many children were the recipients... View Article

A Quote From An Anonymous Client

A Quote From An Anonymous Client
March 31, 2021

Lunch Break NJ’s efforts to clothe, feed, and empower our community members has remained unwavering amid the pandemic, as this client wrote, expressing gratitude and appreciation for helping ease some of her burdens.