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Personal Care Packages for Our Families

Personal Care Packages for Our Families
June 18, 2020

Yes, our donors are AMAZING! Just look what they dropped at our doorstep: wonderful bags filled with personal care products such as soap, deodorant, toothpaste, shampoo and conditioner and lotion. And many are full size! Our families will be thrilled with this generous, thoughtful gift. We certainly cleaned up!

Thank You to Community Partners: The Grove & Brook 35

Thank You to Community Partners The Grove & Brook 35
June 18, 2020

Thank you to the Grove at Shrewsbury and Brook 35 Plaza in Sea Girt, Frutta Bowls and Playa Bowls for partnering with our FoodStock-Up program. We appreciate our community partners, volunteers and generous donors who helped us with much-needed non-perishables for our pantry. Without YOU we could not do what we do!Special thanks to Amanda, Pam, Chris Cole, Deb Herr... View Article

Jersey fresh!

Jersey fresh!
June 17, 2020

Because of YOUR continuous donations, we are able to provide wholesome, fresh and nutritional options, such as this delightful produce, to the more than 1,100 people who, since the beginning of June, have relied on us for groceries. Thank you!

Helping hand (and body) lotion

Helping hand (and body) lotion
June 15, 2020

Many thanks to Amy Stark and FLAG for the recent trunkload of CeraVe personal care products for our families. These costly items are such a welcome addition to our grocery bags, especially moisturizing lotion to help keep skin hydrated after much hand washing.And thank YOU for providing groceries for the more than 2,000 people struggling to make ends meet this... View Article

Volunteers on the Front Lines

Volunteers on the front lines
June 15, 2020

Volunteers Ann Marie and Bev spent the morning packing bags of groceries for our neighbors in need. Lunch Break provides families and individuals with a balanced assortment of food staples including meat, pasta and sauce, cereals, grains and vegetables, as well as toiletries and personal hygiene items, to those struggling to afford life’s basic necessities.Thank you, Ann Marie and Bev... View Article

Friday Night Special: Chicken and Veggies

Chicken and Veggies
June 15, 2020

Thank you to Foodtown of Red Bank for these delicious meals for our Friday night Community Dinner! The grocery store provided 300 healthy grab-and-go entrees of chicken, vegetables and mashed potatoes. Yummy!Foodtown has been regularly donating meals for Lunch Break’s community neighbors for quite some time. And thanks to all our donors for their continued kindness and generosity during this... View Article

All in the family

All in the family
June 15, 2020

At Lunch Break it’s always a family affair as our volunteers have quality time working along with their loved ones while helping Lunch Break feed the community. We love our volunteers!

Dining Al Fresco

Dining Al Fresco
June 15, 2020

This lovely outdoor dining area, complete with shade for the warm weather, is such an inviting space for our families to enjoy their grab-and-go meals al fresco. Of course, Lunch Break is compliant with all safety protocols, and have hand sanitizing stations at the ready. We look forward to seeing many smiling faces surrounding these tables during summer into fall.Executive... View Article

Jon Stewart to host Virtual Fundraiser August 27th, Annual Fall Gala Rescheduled for 2021

Rising Together Virtual Fundraiser Event
June 11, 2020

Former “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart will host Lunch Break’s virtual fundraising event “Rising Together” live from the organization’s headquarters from 7-8 p.m. on Thursday, August 27th. The evening will feature musical performances by local artists and students and include coverage of Lunch Break’s Operation Gear-Up: We Will Not Miss A Meal pandemic response to feeding community members in need,... View Article

Care Packages from Alphonse Bread

Care Packages from Alphonse Bread
June 11, 2020

Our lovely volunteer Janet received a fabulous donation of assorted non-perishables today from Alphonse Bread. Thank you to Alphonse for those wonderful Amazon boxes of food to help stock our pantry for the increase in demand!