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Learn English as a Second Language, mark your calendar!


July 13, 2021

Lunch Break Life Skills English as a Second Language (ESL) program registration will take place at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13th at the Life Skills Center, 648 Broad St., Shrewsbury. Classes will be offered for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. For information, please contact Life Skills Coordinator Eleanor Herdeen, eherdeen@lunchbreak.org, (732) 747-8577, Ext. 3201.

Thank You all who participated in the Target Circle Guest-Directed Giving Program

Thank You all who participated in the Target Circle Guest-Directed Giving Program
July 12, 2021

Thank you to all those who participated in the recent Target Circle Guest-Directed Giving program. We are excited to share that because of YOUR support by casting 106,605 votes to Lunch Break, we have been awarded $5,135 in Target funds. It was gratifying to see the energy around the program and the outpouring of community engagement. Thank you on behalf... View Article

Help make the first day of school a happy one for our students!

Help make the first day of school a happy one for our students!
July 9, 2021

Lunch Break is sponsoring a Stuff-A-Backpack drive through August 16th. Sturdy backpacks filled with necessary school supplies are greatly appreciated! Please drop off at Lunch Break, 121 Drs. James Parker Blvd., Red Bank, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and Saturdays, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thank you on behalf of our students!

Kailin DeFelice Collected Over 100 Bags of Food for Our Neighbors in Need

Food Drive NJ, Food Bank NJ
July 8, 2021

Kailin DeFelice rocked the pantry by collecting more than 100 bags of food for our neighbors in need! After organizing a drive for her National Honor Society hours, Kailin, with help from her parents, dropped off 1,100 pounds of staples. Thank goodness for our volunteers who helped unload and stock the pantry! Special thanks to Kailin and her family for... View Article

Rushed, an indie thriller written by our friend Siobhan


July 1, 2021

Vertical Entertainment has acquired North American rights to Rushed, an indie thriller written by and starring our friend Siobhan Fallon Hogan, according to Deadline Hollywood News. Siobhan and husband Pete are longtime Lunch Break supporters.Stay tuned for more information about the film’s release.

The Mindful Hour at the Red Bank Library


July 1, 2021

Please make time for “The Mindful Hour” with Dr. Carol Penn at 11 a.m. on the first and third Fridays in July and August (Friday, July 2) at the Red Bank Library, Front Street. Join Dr. Penn in yoga, Tai Chi, meditation and other mindset and movement techniques. It’s time well spent for mind-body balance.To register, click here.

Lunch Break and Family Promise Staff Enjoyed a Retreat at Teak


July 1, 2021

Lunch Break and Family Promise staff members enjoyed a day’s retreat at Teak in Red Bank. Thank you to longtime supporters George Lyristis and the crew at Teak for their hospitality, wonderful food, and for bringing the sunshine! We felt so special!

Baby times 2


June 30, 2021

Our LB Team members Melia Owens and Taylor Oliveras are both expecting little ones very soon and we were thrilled to host their baby shower at our Life Skills Center. The mothers-to-be received so many lovely gifts and it was wonderful to see all our friends! We wish Melia and Taylor best of luck and look forward to greeting our... View Article