Months of sweat equity paid off for an Indianapolis family Saturday morning as they received the keys to their new home, courtesy of Habitat for Humanity.
As a crowd gathered outside, Ismael Morsal and his family got a look at the product of months of hard work. "I am very happy because of my new home!" said Morsal. "In the past I have rented... but now I am the homeowner."
It was also a special day for St. Luke's United Methodist Church, who worked alongside Arbor Homes and Habitat for Humanity to make this a reality. "We just feel so fortunate to be able to walk beside them on this journey and know that their lives will be changed forever," said Jamalyn Peigh Williamson with St. Luke's.
The dedication held a special meaning for Fox 59, because many staff members helped build the new, four-bedroom home in the station parking lot. This is the fifth year in a row that Fox 59 has helped build a new home for a Habitat for Humanity family.