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The task of Lunch Break to serve those in need in Monmouth County and beyond is an ever-increasing one. And because we never charge a fee for our services, we rely on your generosity more and more to help our neighbors in need to get back on their feet. Throughout Lunch Break’s 37 years of service to the community, we have provided help for today through feeding, clothing and social service programs, and hope for tomorrow through services such as our mentoring and Life Skills programs. We continue to see individuals and families struggle to make ends meet, but with your support, we can make a difference. There are so many ways you can help!

Give the Gift of Hope with a Monetary Donation

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Lunch Break also accepts checks via mail at our address: PO Box 2215 Red Bank, NJ 07701

All donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. You will receive an acknowledgement for tax purposes.

Become a Monthly Donor 

Join our “Serving Hope Club” by becoming a monthly donor! Monthly gifts are critical as they allow us to plan for the future while ensuring that our programs continue providing help to those in need today. Any amount will make a difference in someone’s life. These are just some of the ways your dollars will positively impact a family, a single mom, a child, a vet, a young man or a senior citizen.

  • $12/month = 36 meals annually
  • $20/month = Annual Cooking Class tuition for a student
  • $50/month = 12 bags of groceries a year
  • $100/month = 300 meals annually

At the $50.00 a month or higher level, you will receive a complimentary ticket to our Annual Taste of Summer event at the Channel Club in Monmouth Beach, featuring cuisine and spirits from local restaurants and eateries!

Giving monthly is easy. You can set up your donation online by clicking here or fill out this form and send it to the address on the form or email it to jgwydir@lunchbreak.org. Or call Jill Gwydir at 732-747-8577, X3107 for help with setting up your donation.

The Giving Tree

Located in the main dining room, the Lunch Break Giving Tree is a large wall sculpture featuring leaves and fruit bearing the names of special supporters like you. Your donation to the tree is a wonderful way to recognize your company, school or group, honor a friend or family member, celebrate your children, grandchildren, spouse, parents, pets or departed loved ones.  Download the form HERE and email to jgwydir@lunchbreak.org.

Host a Third Party Fundraiser

Host an event to benefit Lunch Break! For example, restaurants and retail shops can sponsor a night out or a day of shopping, donating a percentage of the proceeds for our programs and services. Hold a sporting event where athletes donate to play or a “Cocktails for a Cause” evening with your friends. Whatever your idea may be, we’ll work with you to make it happen! Please download and fill out our 3rd Party FORM prior to planning your event. It is very important that we know all the details so we can help spread the word too! Once we have received your signed form, it’s a go. Good Luck and THANK YOU!

Milestone Party Donations

Celebrating a Birthday, Wedding, Anniversary, Confirmation, Bat or Bar Mitzvah?

In lieu of gifts, ask your guests to make a donation to Lunch Break in honor of your special day, birthday, wedding, anniversary, etc.   These donations will provide hot meals, groceries, clothing and so much more to those in need. For further information about how we can help inform your guests, please contact Jill Gwydir at 732-747-8577 ext. 3107 or jgwydir@lunchbreak.org.

Planned Giving Opportunities

Consider adding Lunch Break to your will or planned giving arrangements and create your own legacy for helping to feed the future. To find out how the bequest you make today will help secure a future for thousands of the most vulnerable children, seniors, veterans, single parents, and families for years to come, contact Jill Gwydir at jgwydir@lunchbreak.org.

Donor Bill of Rights

Lunch Break does not share, sell or give donor information to any other organization or company.  For further information about your rights as a donor, please click here for the complete Donor Bill of Rights.


Help Support The Mission of Lunchbreak

Your donation ensures that we can continue our mission to serve the neediest of Monmouth County and Beyond