Your Community Needs You Now More Than Ever!

Capital Campaign for Lunch Break

In Monmouth County, Lunch Break has grown from a modest facility with humble beginnings into an organization that now feeds thousands of children and families every year. Lunch Break represents a bridge to a future for many people living close to the poverty line. In addition to providing nutritious meals, the expanded Life Skills programs rebuild lives– helping people restore their self-worth

How Lunch Break Helps


The number of meals served has increased from 225 to 325 per day since March 2020 and the demand continues to grow. The Client Choice Pantry saw a huge increase in demand from approximately 40 people per day accessing the Pantry to more than 120 families per day.

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How You Can Help

Lunch Break continues to thrive in the face of challenging times, positioning itself to
provide an even greater impact to its clients and the community

Lunch Break enters 2022 with more exciting plans, offering an expanded breadth of services that will provide immeasurable support. With the ability to provide housing for families through our merger with Family Promise, combined with an expanded Life Skills Center, Lunch Break is now well-positioned to offer even more self-sufficiency programs, helping clients achieve a life of meaning, purpose, and pride.

In the News


Middletown Patch: Lunch Break Plans For Expansion Of Red Bank, NJ Facility

Lunch Break works to do more with larger HQ

Lunch Break “Renew the Promise of Hope” Capital Campaign Groundbreaking Ceremony

Lunch Break of Red Bank Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony —TapInto Red Bank

Lunch Break In Red Bank Awarded $500,000 In Federal Pandemic Aid | Patch


For further information regarding the campaign,
please contact Jill Govel-Gwydir at 732-747-8577, x3107 or

Resources: Fulfill; CFBNJ/Sept 2020; Kids Count/2018; Feeding America, American Health Rankings/2020, The State of Senior Hunger in America/2018; Advocates for Children of New Jersey; Table to Table; US Department of Agriculture