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Fort Wayne Launches Community Stories by Hylant, Highlights Local Non-Profits

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FORT WAYNE, IND, Jan. 7, 2021 – Hylant has announced the launch of Fort Wayne Stories, an affiliate of Community Stories by Hylant.

Since its founding in 1935, Hylant has been committed to the communities where its employees and clients live and work. In years past, Hylant has regularly engaged non-profit partners through donations, sponsorships and volunteer hours in the belief that improving the lives of others enriches the lives of Hylant employees, clients and neighbors. Through Community Stories by Hylant, Hylant is taking a larger step toward community engagement.

The new initiative, established to support the non-profits of the Fort Wayne community, shares the personal stories of individuals who have found support and guidance through those organizations. Through nominations submitted by Fort Wayne community members through the Community Stories website, non-profits are selected to identify an individual to share their personal experience with the non-profits through video.

“Community involvement is a core piece of Hylant’s culture,” said Clayton Jennings, Hylant-Fort Wayne’s office president. “We have supported the non-profits of our community through sponsorships, volunteer opportunities and donations, but we want to do more. By sharing the stories from the people who have benefited from these non-profits, we can promote their mission and bring them the recognition they deserve.”

The campaign launches with the stories of individuals from three Fort Wayne non-profits: SCAN, Easterseals Arc and Turnstone. Through partnerships with the leaders of those organizations, Fort Wayne Stories identified individuals interested in talking about their experiences, illustrating how their life has been impacted. Additional stories will be added as more non-profits are nominated by community residents.

“We are excited to play a part in these non-profits,” said Jennings. “We look forward to adding more stories to the initiative and really showing the value these organizations bring to Fort Wayne.”

To learn more about Community Stories by Hylant, visit To make a nomination for the next non-profit to be highlighted, visit