Nissan: Nissan Canada Foundation confirms sponsorship of Habitat for Humanity’s 2017 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project in Canada

Posted on 05. Oct, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

– Nissan Canada Foundation renews attribute with national, non-profit classification –

Mississauga, Ont. – Today, a Nissan Canada Foundation announced it will lower a attribute with Habitat for Humanity Canada as a Nissan Canada Foundation confirms a support as an central unite of a 2017 Jimmy Rosalynn Carter Work Project, to be hold in Canada in 2017. Nissan – by a Nissan Canada Foundation – will yield proffer support and sponsorship during a “Silver” level, imprinting 10 years of partnership with Habitat for Humanity in Canada.

For some-more than 30 years, a Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project has helped Habitat for Humanity urge and build homes in a United States and worldwide. It helps lift recognition of a vicious need for decent and affordable housing, attracting volunteers from around a world. This internationally famous Habitat eventuality will be returning to Canada in 2017, in jubilee of Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation. It was final in Canada in 1993, and in sequence to symbol this inhabitant milestone, Habitat for Humanity Canada, with a support of sponsors like a Nissan Canada Foundation, will be building 150 safe, decent and affordable homes for 150 families opposite Canada, that helps mangle a cycle of misery by home ownership.

“We are positively anxious that a Nissan Canada Foundation will be ancillary a 2017 Jimmy Rosalynn Carter Work Project in Canada,” says Joni Paiva, boss of Nissan Canada Inc. “With Habitat, Nissan has a broader height by that we can impact a lives of honourable families, long-term and in a suggestive way, carrying out a corporate prophesy to heighten people’s lives.”

The Nissan Canada Foundation is also renewing a joining to Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga, and will once again be a pretension home unite for a new plan in Malton, Ontario, where a formidable of city homes will be erected, starting in 2017. The Foundation will also be lending a support to Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga’s new ‘Volunteer Shuttle Program’, by donating an all-new 2017 NV Passenger Van, assisting them launch this code new initiative. This new module will boost Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga’s ability to build homes and wish by stealing barriers for recruiting and welcoming some-more volunteers, something essential to Habitat’s success.

Since a partnership with a Nissan Canada Foundation began in 2008, scarcely 1000 Nissan Canada Inc. and dealership staff have volunteered tighten to 6,000 hours of time to assistance build 50 homes in cities opposite a country, including Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Saint John and Halifax. This grant of time is over and above a some-more than $1-million a Nissan Canada Foundation has donated to Habitat for Humanity Canada and a affiliates.

“Nissan is ardent about improving a peculiarity of life in a communities that we live and work in. As Habitat volunteers, a employees can rivet directly in addressing internal needs for affordable housing by creation personal commitments of their time and bid on Habitat build sites,” resolved Paiva.

About a Nissan Canada Foundation
Created in 1993, a Foundation aims to broach on Nissan’s corporate prophesy of enriching people’s lives, by improving a peculiarity of life in a communities in that Nissan operates. Aligned with Nissan’s 3 selected areas of focus; a environment, education and humanitarian relief, a Foundation establishes durability partnerships ensuring a efforts lead to long-term discernible differences in people’s lives. This proceed has resulted in long-standing support for The Mississauga Food Bank, a internal organization, as good as a inhabitant partnership with Habitat for Humanity Canada, shaped in 2008. Equally ardent about Canada’s future, a Foundation supports endowments, bursaries and in-kind donations. Today these have an estimated value of over dual million dollars. The Foundation has supposing financial assistance to these partners over a march of dual decades, though it has also supposing tighten to 6,000 hours of donated labour, realizing that a loyal value of these efforts is in a outcomes they have enabled. An bargain best achieved by personal involvement.

 

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