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!!
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
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.
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
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.
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!
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!
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
October 19, 2021
We’d like to welcome Red Bank Regional High School juniors and seniors enrolled in the Lunch Break Life Skills Alliance For Success Program. A recent afternoon session got off to a great start, with students getting to know one another and learning more about the program and each other. Thank you to The Source for partnering with Life Skills on... View Article
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