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Artists Open Hearts for Lunch Break Online Art Auction

Live Bidding Now!
May 6, 2022

Artists Open Hearts for Lunch BreakOnline Art AuctionApril 29th-May 8th, 2022 Lunch Break will host its third annual online Artists Open Hearts for Lunch Break fundraiser April 29th-May 8th, 2022. Last year we raised more than $30,000 through the generosity of our talented arts community. The fundraiser helps to provide food security for so many of our neighbors who are... View Article

Congratulations to Gwen Love as she receives the Community Partner Award

Congratulations to Executive Director Gwen Love as she receives the Community Partner Award
May 5, 2022

Congratulations to Executive Director Gwen Love as she receives the Community Partner Award from state Sen. Vin Gopal and the Vin Gopal Civic Association. Recognized for directing Lunch Break’s critical services and programs for our neighbors in need, Gwen accepted a $5,000 check, which will help fund the expansion of our facility. Among those joining Gwen in celebration were staff,... View Article

Artists Open Hearts for Lunch Break

Live Bidding Now!
May 5, 2022

Artists Open Hearts for Lunch BreakOnline Art AuctionApril 29th-May 8th, 2022 Lunch Break will host its third annual online Artists Open Hearts for Lunch Break fundraiser April 29th-May 8th, 2022. Last year we raised more than $30,000 through the generosity of our talented arts community. The fundraiser helps to provide food security for so many of our neighbors who are... View Article

“Ms. Millie Makes”

“Ms. Millie Makes”
May 5, 2022

Director of Administration Millie Jeter should have her own Food Network show, “Ms. Millie Makes”. Determined to motivate the Lunch Break crew and clients to begin eating “Healthy Together,” she whipped up some tasty, nutritious fruit smoothies, filled with good-for-you antioxidants! Judging by the smile on this guest’s face, we can safely say Millie’s smoothies are top banana! Tune in... View Article

Live Bidding Now!

Live Bidding Now!
May 4, 2022

Click here to view the artwork and bidArtists Open Hearts for Lunch BreakOnline Art AuctionApril 29th-May 8th, 2022 Proceeds from the art auction will benefit Lunch Break. A special preview event open to the public will take place from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, May 6th and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, May 7th at Detour Gallery in Red Bank. Thank you!

Supporting JBJ Soul Kitchen during the Day of Hope Walk

Supporting JBJ Soul Kitchen during the Day of Hope Walk
May 4, 2022

The Lunch Break crew and our favorite pup were on hand to support neighbor JBJ Soul Kitchen during the Day of Hope Walk. It was a great day for all! Plenty of fun, camaraderie and, as always, good food! Thank you to community partner JBJ Soul Kitchen for your continued efforts toward breaking the cycle of poverty and hunger in... View Article

Bring About Positive Change

Bring About Positive Change
May 3, 2022

As Lunch Break endeavors to support the mounting requests from those seeking basic necessities and job skills training, a dream to expand its current, overcrowded facility came to fruition during a momentous groundbreaking ceremony on April 28, 2022. If you wish to make an impact on the well-being of hundreds more neighbors in need, please consider contributing to our Capital... View Article

Look Who’s Cooking

Look Who’s Cooking
May 3, 2022

Junior chefs, ages 5-12, can join in the fun of creating their own culinary delights during Lunch Break’s virtual Children’s Cooking Classes at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10th and Wednesday, May 25th. For information or to register, contact Youth Program Director Marcel Quinones at mquinones@lunchbreak.org, (732) 747-8577, Ext. 3011.

Bringing About Positive Change for 6 Life Skills Program Participants!

Bringing About Positive Change for 6 Life Skills Program Participants!
April 29, 2022

Congratulations to the Lunch Break Life Skills Center and the Carolyn Ozar Diakon Scholarship Fund for helping to bring about positive change for six Life Skills program participants! Lunch Break is honored to be chosen as an extension of the philanthropic legacy of dynamic entrepreneur and community leader Carolyn Ozar Diakon.