WANE-TV, Habitat for Humanity team up for Day of Caring house build

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) A crew from WANE-TV took part in our “Founder’s Day of Caring” on Friday, helping to build a home for a local family in need.

Founder’s Day of Caring was championed by WANE-TV’s ownership group, Nexstar Media Group, to provide help in the local community, where those at NewsChannel 15 also call home. WANE-TV is one of 170 stations nationwide that will take part in the in different activities to help their communities to celebrate Nexstar’s 21st anniversary.

WANE-TV General Manager Tom Antisel said the event was an opportunity to give back to the community.

“Fort Wayne is our community, too – we’re proud to live here, and want to help make it a better place,” said Antisel, who himself participated in the build. “We are thankful to be able to give back to the community we serve every day by partnering with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Fort Wayne for Nexstar’s Day of Caring.”

Throughout the day Friday, members of the WANE-TV staff worked with Habitat for Humanity on a home build at Fuller’s Landing on Fort Wayne’s northwest side. Our crew assisted with a variety of tasks at the work site.