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Thank You AJ and Oliviannah for your Thoughtful Donation

Thank You AJ and Oliviannah for your Thoughtful Donation
October 27, 2021

AJ and Oliviannah Cesario collected 75 bedtime bags, filled with story books and huggable soft toys, for our children in need. This generous donation is in memory of their Grandpa. On behalf of our young ones, we thank AJ and Oliviannah for their thoughtful donation, which will bring sleepy smiles to many faces! We’re sure Grandpa’s smiling, too!!

Thank you TD Charitable Foundation for the Generous Grant

Thank you to TD Charitable Foundation for the generous grant
October 26, 2021

Thank you to TD Charitable Foundation for the generous grant supporting our Client Choice pantry. TD Charitable Foundation’s grant funds will be used to continue our vital food insecurity programs, necessary for the well-being of community members. According to the foundation, organizations such as Lunch Break play a significant role in sustaining vibrant and thriving communities. TD Bank through its... View Article

Time for treats!

Time for treats!
October 25, 2021

Fulfill of Monmouth & Ocean is sponsoring a special drive-thru food distribution, featuring fall food items and produce, from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26th in Toms River and Wednesday, Oct. 26th in Neptune. Bring the children and grandchildren for trunk-or-treat. Costumes welcome! Registration not required. See flyer for details.

Thank You Satellite Self Storage for the Generous Donation

Thank You Satellite Self Storage for the Generous Donation
October 22, 2021

Thank you to Satellite Self Storage for the generous donation toward Lunch Break’s many social service programs. Employees pictured with Executive Director Gwen Love and Program Director Sharda Jetwani Love are Betsy Blanco, Rosie Disbrow and Kim Polacco. These ladies received a tour of our facilities, after which they noted how efficiently we operate. Thank you! But, honestly, the praise... View Article

Lunch Break Thanks Our Corporate Partners


October 21, 2021

Lunch Break thanks our corporate partners who supported the annual Fall Gala at the Count Basie Center for the Arts on Oct. 15th. Their leadership and commitment to Lunch Break’s mission ensures our programs and services will continue to change thousands of lives in Monmouth County and beyond.

Stop by Clara’s Closet Clothing Give-away

Stop by Clara’s Closet Clothing Give-away
October 21, 2021

Stop by Clara’s Closet Clothing Give-away from 10 a.m.-noon, Oct. 23rd at Lunch Break, 121 Drs James Parker Blvd., Red Bank, for cool new looks to keep you warm in the October chill. Bring your own tote bags. Masks are required. We also ask that you please maintain social distancing. Thank you!

Thank you to the Wonderful Parishioners of St. James Church

dedicated volunteers organize FoodStock-Up and holiday meal drives
October 20, 2021

Thank you to the wonderful parishioners of St. James Church in Red Bank for their continued support for Lunch Break’s nutrition programs. Year after year, dedicated volunteers organize FoodStock-Up and holiday meal drives for our financially and food insecure neighbors. We can’t thank them enough for their selfless generosity!

Mums the word!


October 20, 2021

This lovely lady in the brimmed hat is none other than volunteer Sue Buckley, Lunch Break’s landscape consultant responsible for our beautiful flowering garden and harvest decor. Sue has her own business Gardenchick designs and, in her spare time, tends to the flora outside our building. If you haven’t seen the lovely space, please stop by and enjoy the peaceful... View Article

Lunch Break’s Annual Fall Gala


October 18, 2021

The Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank was the perfect setting yesterday for Lunch Break’s annual Fall Gala. The event, which featured Jon Stewart as host, was a tribute to the heroic efforts of our community members who have been faithful supporters of our mission. We thank all those who attended and our partner the Count Basie... View Article