Breaking Bread, Breaking Barriers

This meal program gives local businesses, church groups and private donors the opportunity to sponsor and/or serve meals to the 70 homeless men and women staying at the Senator Philip D. Lewis Center.

This program not only nourishes the guests, who are seeking to change their lives, but also creates awareness about homeless issues and increases the community's interaction with the center. Since it began Breaking Bread, Breaking Barriers has provided 29,610 meals!

Volunteer & Sponsorship Opportunities:

  • Sponsor a meal
  • Prepare and serve a meal
  • Provide in-kind donations
  • Re-plate and enhance a meal
  • Work on the Breaking Bread, Breaking Barriers Committee


  • Breakfast $100
  • Lunch $165
  • Dinner Starting at $350

Please contact the Homeless Coalition at (561) 355-HOME or email to learn more about becoming a sponsor and join us in our vision that no one remains homeless in Palm Beach County.


GL Homes 
National Council of Jewish Women - Palm Beach 
Jupiter First Church 
Oxbridge Academy


Help Feed the Homeless

Just The Facts

Rental Prices are up 10% Across Palm Beach County
The School District of Palm Beach County Reports
3,702 students are homeless.

Current Needs

  • Diapers all sizes
  • Baby wipes
  • Toilette Paper
  • Toiletries (Full size items for Children & Adults)
  • Non-Perishable Food items
  • Men's Shoes
  • Men's Shirts (Dress)
  • Men's Pants (Dress & Casual)
  • Men's Belts
  • Household cleaning products (Brooms, mops, dust pans, dusters, multi-purpose cleaner, dish soap, laundry soap, fabric softener, dryer sheets, trash bags, paper towels
  • Dishes
  • Pots & Pans
  • Silverware
  • Kitchen Utensils (can openers, etc.)
  • Small appliances (Coffee makers, toasters, microwaves, etc.)
  • Wallets

Donation Center: Donations & Resources at the Lewis Center