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EMACC’s annual Beach Bash was great!


August 3, 2021

The Lunch Break team had a cool time on a hot summer evening at Eastern Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Beach Bash. This year it took place right in our own backyard at the Red Bank Elks Club. If you missed it, put it on your calendar for next year. EMACC really knows how to throw a good party!

Kevin McGee on 107.1 The Boss “Jersey Shore Matters”


July 30, 2021

If you’re an early bird this Sunday, Aug. 1st at 6 a.m., you can catch our very own Director of Operations Kevin McGee on 107.1 The Boss “Jersey Shore Matters” radio show hosted by Dianne DeOliveira, co-host of the radio station’s “The Morning Show.” Kevin will bring you up to date on the latest Lunch Break news, including the reopening... View Article

Thank you for your support!


July 28, 2021

For the food insecure, living in the Garden State is not a picnic. By federal standards, a single working parent with two children in New Jersey could survive on just under $21,000 in 2019. But we live in New Jersey not Mississippi. New Jersey has the third-highest cost of living in the country, with some of the highest expenditures in... View Article

Launch of the new Alliance for Success Program


July 28, 2021

Congratulations to the Life Skills Team and Red Bank Regional High School students for the recent launch of the new Alliance for Success Program, a partnership with The Source at Red Bank Regional. Twenty-three juniors and seniors were selected to participate in two-year career and college readiness training. We wish the students well and look forward to progress updates.

Life Skills Program – More than a Program


July 27, 2021

Lunch Break Life Skills Program participant Julio’s bicycle was recently stolen. One of our coaches provided him with this shiny, new bike and we surprised Julio with a helmet and lock. Miracles can come true! Just ask the Life Skills team. Thank YOU for supporting our program. For information on enrollment or to volunteer, contact Life Skills Program Coordinator Eleanor... View Article

NJ SNAP-Ed Family Fun Day – Taco Tuesday


July 26, 2021

Join us in the next NJ SNAP-Ed Family Fun Day virtual workshop for Taco Tuesday when we will prepare turkey tacos at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 27th. Please see flyer for details.

No Limits to Fun!


July 23, 2021

The Lunch Break Development Team visited No Limits Cafe in Middletown recently for a fun lunch meeting. The food was awesome and the service spectacular! Our waiter Jake was the perfect host. Owner Stephanie Cartier gave us a tour of the very organized kitchen. This place is jumping with activity. Before the day starts, the team prepares more than 300... View Article

Kid’s Fun Day 2021 was a Huge Success!


July 22, 2021

Thank you to Pilgrim Baptist Church in Red Bank, our volunteers, and all those who contributed games and crafts to make Kid’s Day 2021 a huge success! A great time was had by all — judging from the children’s smiles as they enjoyed ice cream, snow cones and each other’s company on a warm summer’s day.