Tag: Lunch Break

The Stories of Lunch Break

Meet some of the people who contribute to the vibrancy of Lunch Break, serving the greater Red Bank community for 35 years.

December 14, 2018 | comments

Lunch Break To Open New Life Skills Center In Shrewsbury

By Jay Cook | SHREWSBURY – Lunch Break has been serving hot meals and providing services to Red Bank’s underprivileged for over three decades. But for their anniversary this year,...

February 15, 2018 | comments

Lunch Break Mentors Serve More Than Food

By John Burton | RED BANK — “Man shall not live by bread alone,” Matthew said in the New Testament, telling us to seek different forms of sustenance. Lunch Break,...

December 24, 2017 | comments

Young Cooks Learn the Basics at Lunch Break

By John Burton | RED BANK — It’s (almost) never too early to learn how to cook. That’s the idea behind Look Who’s Cooking at Lunch Break, a program at...

December 4, 2017 | comments

Peninsula Flag Football Tourney Held for the Hungry

  By Jay Cook | RED BANK – While a trio of National Football League games are set for Thanksgiving Day, a more personal and charitable game on Black Friday...

November 23, 2017 | comments

Hispanic Teens Reach Out To Help Their Own – Quietly

By John Burton | RED BANK – They are young and hopeful for the future, but they worry about that future for their families and their community. They are looking...

June 6, 2017 | comments

Lunch Break Invites Donors To Shop With Love

By Judy O’Gorman Alvarez RED BANK – Lunch Break’s new campaign, “Shop with LOVE,” brings a cutting edge, whimsical feel to the ever-pressing need to stock the pantry shelves with food...

September 12, 2016 | comments

Hunger Knows No Summer Break

BY HEATHER NELSON RED BANK – Need and hunger have no season, but donations sure do. During the summer months, local food pantries struggle to keep their shelves stocked to...

August 27, 2015 | comments

Lunch Break Sparks Family Feud

RED BANK – Things are getting a bit rough over at Lunch Break. A food drive with its origins in a single, simple act of giving by the Swisher family...

November 29, 2013 | comments

Lunch Break Needs Donors to Help Make Holidays Happy

RED BANK – Each holiday season Lunch Break, Mon­mouth County’s first soup kitchen and pantry, experiences a transformation and becomes Santa’s workshop by undertaking a huge holiday operation to provide...

November 8, 2013 | comments