The High Five Issue

Winter 2023

We’re giving a High Five to local leaders, small businesses, and impactful nonprofits in Lancaster City who are bringing some extra magic to the community this time of year. Celebrate our annual gifting & giving issue by shopping local and giving back this winter and all year long.

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Community Interest

Be a Part: Fig’s 2023 Giving Back Guide

Use our 2023 Giving Back Guide to discover local nonprofits doing work that you are passionate about and become part of their teams by supporting them during the ExtraGive on November 17, your year-end giving…

Community Interest

High Five: Isiah L. Perry

Program Director at Bright Side Opportunities Center, Isiah L. Perry is an important piece in helping people thrive emotionally, physically, and intellectually through his work at Bright Side.

Local Services

Fresh Face: Pennsylvania Furniture Mission

Pennsylvania Furniture Mission is changing lives throughout South Central Pennsylvania by creating warm and welcoming homes for people experiencing economic hardship or transitioning out of homelessness by providing free, gently-used furniture that clients get to select themselves at their Columbia warehouse.

Local Services

Fresh Face: Immigreat Lancaster

Immigreat Lancaster is a nonprofit helping employers integrate the unique brilliance of refugees, asylum seekers, and immigrants into their organizations.

Local Services

Fresh Face: Aspire WorkLabs

Located on the corner of Queen and Orange Streets, Aspire WorkLabs has opened office space designed for the modern worker. The space is co-located with Aspire Ventures, a venture firm that specializes in healthcare startups…

Community Interest

High Five: Arisleyda Calderón

Fellow School District of Lancaster faculty along with LINK Business are giving Arisleyda, Career Pathways Specialist at SDOL, a high five for the impact she is making on the Lancaster community and beyond.

Community Interest

High Five: Angel Rosario

The Northwest Bank team along with LINK Business are giving Angel Rosario, Senior SBA Business Development Officer at Northwest Bank, a high five for the impact he is making on the Lancaster community and beyond.

Community Interest

High Five: Sarah Colantonio

Thanks in part to the work of Founding Partner Sarah Colantonio, Work Wisdom helps leaders, co-leaders, coaches, teams, organizations, and communities become the best version of themselves. The Work Wisdom team is giving her a high five for the impact she is making on the Lancaster community and beyond.

Local Services

Relief is here at the Lancaster Ketamine Institute

After recognizing a need to assist people suffering from the most severe cases of treatment-resistant PTSD and Major Depressive Disorder, Les Carlson, Pam Carlson, and Dr. Ryan Kuehner founded the Lancaster Ketamine Institute.

Community Interest

Holiday Happenings in Lancaster

We’ve partnered with Discover Lancaster to bring you some holiday happenings that will be sure to create some magical memories around Lancaster City and Lancaster County.

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