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NAACP and BeyGOOD Have Partnered to Provide Housing Grants to Those in Need

NAACP and BeyGOOD Have Partnered to Provide Housing Grants to Those in Need
January 13, 2021

The NAACP is committed to helping ensure African Americans maintain their wealth and financial security during the COVID-19 crisis. In partnership with BeyGOOD, the NAACP is providing financial support to families or individuals who are facing eviction and/or foreclosure.The BeyGOOD Impact Fund will provide 100 grants up to $5,000 each to families who are delinquent in their home mortgage or... View Article

Health insurance or food?

Did You Know?
January 12, 2021

The Guardian reports on those living with chronic illnesses having to make hard choices about delaying care or sacrificing basic necessities in order to pay for health insurance.

Free Colon Cancer Screenings

Free Colon Cancer Screenings
January 12, 2021

The Ocean County Health Department and NJCEED are sponsoring free colon cancer screenings. Colorectal cancer education sessions and FitKits are available to those who qualify.Call (732) 818-6834 for information and to schedule an appointment. #whywebreak #givelocal

Lunch Break Interviewed for an Upcoming Program “Show Us Everything”

Lunch Break Interviewed for an Upcoming Program "Show Us Everything"
January 12, 2021

The film crew at Sea Stone Entertainment interviews Executive Director Gwendolyn Love and Culinary Director Tyrone Burr for an upcoming program “Show Us Everything” to air on Channel 12Plus. The program’s theme highlights resilience in a time of adversity, with several episodes focusing on food insecurity during the pandemic.Says Executive Producer Xenia Cox: “We aspire to spotlight remarkable established and... View Article

Lunch Breaking News

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January 11, 2021

Thank you to our media friend Scott Wingerter and TAPInto Red Bank for this wonderful story about Executive Director Gwendolyn Love’s YMCA Martin Luther King Jr. Human Dignity Award to be presented virtually on Friday, January 15th from 8–9 a.m. 

Thank You to the ACME Markets Foundation For the Generous Donation

Nourishing Neighbors Breakfast for Kids Grant!
January 11, 2021

Lunch Break is the recipient of a generous donation of grocery cards totaling $13,650 for our families in need. This grant of gift cards was made possible by support from The ACME Markets Foundation and its Nourishing Neighbors Fight Hunger program. The funds were raised by the Little Silver and Fair Haven Acme stores.Gift Card Bank’s mission is to improve... View Article

Thank You Weichert for Hosting a Fundraiser

Thank You Weichert for Hosting a Fundraiser
January 8, 2021

Thank you to Corinne McCormack, sales associate, and Cara Elliot, managing broker of the Rumson and Spring Lake Weichert offices, for hosting a company fundraiser for Lunch Break and Fulfill. The ladies presented the check to our Executive Director Gwen Love, in recognition of the on-going need for food and assistance.“We’re so glad we could help out,” said Corinne. And... View Article

Thank you Monmouth Networking Exchange

Thank you to the Monmouth Networking Exchange
January 8, 2021

Thank you to the Monmouth Networking Exchange for its generous donation to Lunch Break. MNE believes that networking is not just about business, it’s also about making an impact in the community.“We are so happy to provide this donation to Lunch Break, as they continue to do amazing work for those less fortunate than us,” said Josh Rothenberg. The group... View Article