Lockdown lunches

Lockdown Lunches

How Eat My Lunch kept delivering the goods during lockdown

Lockdown Lunches
<p>Eat My Lunch, a 'buy one, give one' social enterprise that started off around five years ago, has given more than 1.5 million free lunches to hungry kids in Auckland and Wellington. But with no-one in offices to buy their lunches during COVID lockdown and no kids at school to deliver to, the model needed to change if they wanted to keep going.&nbsp;</p> <p>In this video, founder Lisa King and general manager Kellie Burbidge explain how they adapted in order to keep fulfilling their purpose and why COVID might have been a blessing in disguise.<br> </p> <h3>Next steps<br> </h3> <ul> <li>Reconsider your social commitment and how you can make a difference. It's these values that can make your business stand out from competitors.</li> <li>Make a list of all your business partners and reconnect to find out how they can support your business.</li> <li>Get in touch with ASB by <a href="/content/asb/small-business-banking/en/small-business-banking/small-business-banking-options.html#contact-us" target="_self">enquiring online, visit a branch</a> or call on 0800 272 222.</li> <li>Revisit your business plan to look ahead. <a href="/content/asb/business-banking/en/business-banking/guidance/writing-a-business-plan.html">Download our template</a> if you don't have one.</li> <li>Download <a href="/content/asb/businesshub/en/businesshub/offers/vonto.html" target="_self">Vonto</a> (it's free) to connect to your business tools such as Xero, Vend, Shopify, Facebook, Instagram and Google Analytics to access insights to your business performance.</li> </ul>