Youth Programs

Kids Cooking Class

Currently, Lunch Break kids cooking class is hosted virtually on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for kids ages 5-12 years old (advanced registration required) at 5pm via zoom. To register contact Melia Owens at or 732-747-8577 ext. 3022.

See our recipes here of what we have already made:

Back to School

Backpacks and school supplies program; registration occurs July.

Pre-registration requirements:

  • Proof of Address
  • Proof of ID
  • Original Birth Certificate
  • School Registration Form

Distribution is held in August at Lunch Break’s Annual Picnic.

Holiday Toy Distribution

Our holiday toy distribution program provides toys/ gifts to children ages newborn- 17 years old. Registration occurs in October for clients. Clients must provide Proof of ID, Proof of address, school enrollment letter, & original birth certificates during registration.

2020 holiday gift flyer

Food for Thought: Male Mentorship Program

A program designed to connect socio-economically disadvantaged youth with community leaders through the art of culinary training. The participants will build life-long relationships with the goal of producing positive, productive, contributing members of society. Each mentee/mentor will be exposed to a variety of activities including, but not limited to, culinary arts training, open forums and personal discussions about youth centered issues. Contact Program Director, Sharda Jetwani at 732.747.8577 ext 3011.