Annual Benefit Report Year 2022
We are a purpose-driven organization that believes digital and technology companies can and should do more to create a positive impact in society.
Get Lagos Now is a results driven, reliable team of experts that takes a 360 approach to your digital success locally and globally since 2010, while staying dedicated to helping make an effective impact on the elevation of local homelessness. 5%+ of all in-cash and in-kind donation of all business profits will continue to be donated to local non-profits yearly. E-RecylingPDX.com
B Corp Certified – We’re a new kind of business that balances purpose and profit. We make legal, financial, decisions, and actions required to consider the impact Get Lagos Now makes on the decisions of our workers, customers, suppliers, community, and the environment using our business as a force for good.
BCFG Certified – Our aim is to maintain a culture that aligns with the Benefit Corporation philosophy. Benefit Corporations for Good assessed our values and performance to ensure we’re operating within the standards of a Benefit Corporation. Our authenticity, accountability, messaging and diversity is high. Overall, we are in alignment with the principles and operate with the best interests of our employees, customers, communities and the environment.
In 2022 the 2nd Annual E-Recycling PDX Event was held on August 12th at PCC Sylvania – This year the 4th Annual E-Recycling PDX event will be held at the non-profit Rose Haven, on August 26th from 10am – 4p. More details can be found at both E-RecyclingPDX.com and getlagosnow.com/4th-annual-e-recycling-pdx-event-aug-26-2023
We’re happy to announce that Rose Haven received 5 refurbished laptops, 2 new desktops, many with new cords, and 3 I-phones with helped open two more check-in stations and cellphones for staff members.
New Avenues for Youth will be giving their electronic donations to youth in current programs that are in need. This year they received a total of 2 laptops.
Raphael House received 3 newly refurbished laptops. All refurbishing is completed by Strategic IT – a Windows certified IT company in Portland, Oregon.
Blanchet House received 7 newly refurbished laptops to use for both staff and working residents seeking and obtaining employment.
Cash Donation & Equipment Donations
28% of total company profits were donated to local non-profits in both cash and new technology donations.
Volunteer Hours – The Get Lagos Now Team had a total of 73 hrs. in volunteerism recorded supporting Portland, Oregon non-profits. Currently the Founder & Managing CEO, Michelle Lagos, also serves on the Blanchet House – Board of Directors.
Volunteer Driving Miles – The Get Lagos Now Team drove a total of 152 miles in volunteer miles in 2022.