Eat My Lunch is more than just filling empty tummies.
Learn about the impact Eat My Lunch has on kids through our Impact Report.
our journey so far…
the lunch choice that makes a big difference
Every lunch you Buy means we can Give a lunch to a Kiwi kid who would otherwise go without. It’s a little gesture that’s had a great impact for so many Kiwi kids. With a good lunch in their tummies, the kids do better in so many ways from helping them focus on learning to simply just putting a smile on their faces.
the feedback we’ve had from our give schools really cheer us on
“Hi there, I just wanted to say a HUGE thank you for all you are doing for the kids of New Zealand. I am a teacher at a primary school in Otara, this week we have given out 6 of your lunches to students in my class. They are pretty honest about why they don’t have lunch “We don’t have much food in the cupboards at the moment”, “My dad says if I have breakfast I’ll be ok until I get home”, “My dad doesn’t get paid until Wednesday”. I even have children who are kept home from school because their parents have no lunch to send with them. It breaks my heart. So thank you, Thank you for filling my kids tummies, for helping them stay focused in their learning and for making them smile. I think your team at Eat My Lunch are amazing.”
– Primary School, Otara
“We have children, who for some reason or another, have no lunch every day. Eat My Lunch has made a difference to them in their learning, behaviour and just the feeling of being the same as the other children. The lunches are nourishing and the kids are very excited about receiving their lunches.”
– Waikowhai Primary School, Mt Roskill
what sort of lunch do the kids get?
The kids receive a lunch that looks and tastes like it’s home made. It includes three items, usually a wholegrain sandwich with a protein and salad filling, a healthy snack (eg.veggie sticks, yogurt or fruit) and a treat (biscuit, popcorn or pretzel) all inside a brown paper bag. All lunches, yours and theirs, are freshly made and delivered the same day.
every lunch counts!
nominate a school
for give lunches
Nominating a school to receive our Give lunches is as easy as clicking the register below. If there is a genuine need, schools will then go on to a waiting list. When enough Give Lunches have been generated through the Buy Lunches the school is added to the Give Lunch deliveries.