Former “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart will host Lunch Break’s virtual fundraising event “Rising Together” live from the organization’s headquarters from 7-8 p.m. on Thursday, August 27th. The evening will feature musical performances by local artists and students and include coverage of Lunch Break’s Operation Gear-Up: We Will Not Miss A Meal pandemic response to feeding community members in need, with front-line volunteers, staff and NJ First Lady Tammy Murphy’s visit to the Client Choice pantry.
Proceeds from the virtual event will benefit Lunch Break’s mission of providing food, clothing, fellowship and life skills to those struggling with financial burdens in Monmouth County and beyond.
For further Information or for virtual fundraiser sponsorships, contact Development Manager Jill Govel-Gwydir at (732) 747-8577, Ext. 3107, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The annual Fall Gala, originally scheduled for Friday, October 16, 2020 will be postponed to October 2021. Jon Stewart will once again host from Stillwell Stables in Colts Neck. Next year’s honorees include such philanthropic community leaders as Carol Stillwell, President and CEO of Stillwell-Hansen, Inc., Norma Todd Service Award; Lunch Break Board President John Klein and his wife, Robin, Heart to Hand Award; and Guttenplan’s Frozen Dough, Middletown, A Child’s Place School, Lincroft, and Abe and Linda Littenberg, Corporate Platinum Partner Award.