Nissan: Nissan celebrates 13 years of building tolerable communities with Habitat for Humanity

Posted on 01. Aug, 2018 by in Nissan Canada

  • Nissan has contributed some-more than $15.5 million to Habitat nationally given 2005
  • 2018 concession supports home builds in 12 communities where Nissan employees live and work
  • Nissan Canton and Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant employees recently dedicated dual new Habitat homes

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan North America continues a long-standing partnership with Habitat for Humanity with a $1 million concession to assistance build affordable, homes in partnership with families in need of decent housing. Nissan’s contributions to Habitat for Humanity in North America volume to some-more than $15.5 million over a past 13 years.

“There is a flourishing need for affordable housing opposite a U.S.,” pronounced Nissan Vice President of Corporate Development and Social Responsibility Rebecca Vest. “Nissan values a partnership with Habitat for Humanity given it helps build tolerable communities where a employees live and work. Our employees demeanour brazen to operative alongside destiny homeowners, and their practice attest a corporate prophesy to heighten people’s lives.”

The infancy of Nissan’s 2018 concession will go toward a building costs of Habitat homes in locations where Nissan has an operational presence, for car purchases for use by internal Habitat organizations and sponsorship of a Jimmy Rosalynn Carter Work Project.

“Nissan’s 13-year joining to Habitat has played an critical purpose in assisting families grasp affordable homeownership,” pronounced Colleen Finn Ridenhour, a comparison clamp boss of growth during Habitat for Humanity. “We are beholden for Nissan’s continual inexhaustible support and a many volunteers who have built alongside destiny homeowners.”

Habitat Affiliates
This year, Nissan employees will proffer to support Habitat in these U.S. locations:

Nissan Home Dedications
On Jul 18, Nissan Canton dedicated a 11th home built with Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area in Jackson. Nearly 100 Nissan employees volunteered to assistance build a residence alongside a Trotter family.

Nissan Canton employees benefaction Ms. Trotter with a keys to her new home.

Nissan Smyrna employees dedicated a new Habitat home to homeowner Elexcia and her family on Jul 12. This outlines a 12th Nissan Habitat home assembled in Rutherford County. Nissan also presented Rutherford County Habitat for Humanity with a mint NV3500 load van, a third car concession to a organization. 

Nissan Smyrna Manufacturing clamp boss Jeff Younginer presents Rutherford County Habitat for Humanity a keys to a NV3500 load van, that will assistance a classification ride reserve to a build sites.

Nissan’s partnership with Habitat began in 2005 to support liberation efforts after hurricanes Katrina and Rita shop-worn a Gulf Coast region. Nissan donated 50 trucks and mobilized employees to support in home building. Since 2006, Nissan has donated an additional 96 vehicles and Nissan’s employees have logged scarcely 100,000 proffer hours with Habitat for Humanity, building 86 homes opposite a United States.

About Habitat for Humanity 
Driven by a prophesy that everybody needs a decent place to live, Habitat for Humanity began in 1976 as a grassroots bid on a village plantation in southern Georgia. The Christian housing classification has given grown to turn a heading tellurian nonprofit operative in internal communities opposite all 50 states in a U.S. and in some-more than 70 countries. Families and people in need of a palm adult partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or urge a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners assistance build their possess homes alongside volunteers and compensate an affordable mortgage. Through financial support, volunteering or adding a voice to support affordable housing, everybody can assistance families grasp a strength, fortitude and independence they need to build improved lives for themselves. Through shelter, we empower. To learn more, visit

About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan’s operations embody automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, placement and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving a sourroundings underneath a Nissan Green Program and has been famous annually by a U.S Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of a Year given 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and a finish line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online during and, or revisit a U.S. media sites and


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Nakia Fowler
Habitat for Humanity International

Darla Turner
Nissan Corporate Communications


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