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LESS THAN ONE MONTH AWAY!

Renew the Promise of Hope fall gala
September 23, 2022

Please join Lunch Break and our host Siobhan Fallon Hogan for an evening of entertainment, dancing, cocktails and fine cuisine, as we celebrate 39 years of bringing basic necessities, life skills, employment coaching and housing assistance to our food- and financially-insecure community members on Friday, Oct. 14th at the Park Loft in Oceanport. “Renew the Promise of Hope” fall gala... View Article

Clara’s Closet is Pausing Clothing Donations

Clara’s Closet is Pausing Clothing Donations
September 23, 2022

Clara’s Closet is pausing on accepting clothing donations beginning Saturday, Sept. 24 until we relocate to our new temporary location. Stay tuned for more information. For questions, contact Fatima Carranza, fcarranza@lunchbreak.org, (732) 747-8577, Ext. 3016.

Clara’s Closet Final Monthly Giveaway

Clara’s Closet Final Monthly Giveaway
September 23, 2022

Saturday, Sep. 24th from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. (weather-permitting) at St. Thomas Episcopal Church (26 Sunset Ave., Red Bank). This is our final giveaway until we relocate in our new home. Please stay tuned for more information. Lots of sweaters, coats and wool accessories on our racks. As always, there’s never a charge and masks are required. Please bring your own... View Article

Happy Birthday to our Queen for a Day Beth Sherrard!

Happy Birthday to our Queen for a Day Beth Sherrard!
September 22, 2022

Happy Birthday to our Queen for a Day Beth Sherrard! Beth is Lunch Break’s pantry supervisor, who ensures our shelves are stocked with procured items and donations, and helps clients register and shop for their groceries. Beth recently was acknowledged by The City of Asbury Park and the Senior Center for her diligence and kindness in making sure senior citizen... View Article

Thank You to Allied Energy for Spending the Day Helping

Thank You to Allied Energy for Spending the Day Helping
September 22, 2022

Thank you to business community partner Allied Energy for spending the day helping our regular Lunch Break volunteers and staff in the kitchen, dining room, pantry, warehouse and with receiving donations. Support from community partners such as Allied Energy ensures our daily operations run more efficiently.For information on becoming a corporate or business community partner, contact Development Director Jill Gwydir-Govel... View Article

Thank you to NJ First Lady Tammy Murphy


September 21, 2022

Thank you to NJ First Lady Tammy Murphy for helping our financially-insecure community members look their best at work or when interviewing for a new job! Mrs. Murphy’s assistant was kind enough to deliver some new clothing to Director of Community Engagement Kathleen Williams. We appreciate Mrs. Murphy’s continued commitment to our neighbors in need!

Lunch Break’s Adopt-A-Family Program

Lunch Break's Adopt-A-Family Program
September 20, 2022

Please make the holidays special for our families in need through Lunch Break’s Adopt-A-Family Program. It’s the official launch of the Adopt-A-Family Program, and Lunch Break needs your help in providing holiday meals for families and individuals struggling with financial instability, unemployment, underemployment and homelessness, as well as for the senior citizens and veterans on fixed incomes, those with disabilities... View Article

Please support Monmouth County Meets the Needs Clothing Drive

Please support Monmouth County Meets the Needs Clothing Drive
September 17, 2022

Please support Monmouth County Meets the Needs Clothing Drive by donating gently used men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, including coats, winter accessories and shoes, through Saturday, Sept. 24th at Lunch Break, 121 Drs James Parker Blvd., Red Bank. Consult flyer for drop-off days and times.

Clara’s Closet Monthly Giveaway

Clara’s Closet Monthly Giveaway
September 16, 2022

Saturday, Sep. 17th from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. (weather-permitting) at St. Thomas Episcopal Church (26 Sunset Ave., Red Bank). Browse through our racks of sweaters, coats and wool accessories for the chilly months ahead. As always, there’s never a charge and masks are required. Please bring your own tote bags.

Junior Chef Diamond Presents Corn Strata

Junior Chef Diamond Presents Corn Strata
September 16, 2022

Junior Chef Diamond demonstrates a delicious way to incorporate the remainder of the fresh corn harvest into a tasty treat — Corn Strata.For more on our Children’s Cooking Class, click here. To view the video on our YouTube Channel Lunch Break NJ, click here.