Nissan: Nissan enters second decade of partnership with Habitat for Humanity with $1 million concession of grants and vehicles

Posted on 11. Aug, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Kicking off a second decade of partnership with Habitat for Humanity, Nissan North America currently announced a $1 million extend to assistance build some-more homes with families in need of decent, affordable housing. Nissan’s money contributions to Habitat for Humanity in North America sum some-more than $14 million over a past 11 years.

“Nissan values a partnership with Habitat for Humanity given it delivers clever formula any year in building tolerable communities in a areas where a employees live and work,” pronounced Nissan clamp boss Rebecca Vest. “Our employees demeanour brazen to operative alongside destiny homeowners, and their practice attest a corporate goal to heighten people’s lives.”

Portions of Nissan’s grant will be used to enhance Habitat’s car fleet, that supports disaster liberation efforts.  The largest apportionment will go toward a cost of building homes in areas of a nation where Nissan has an operational presence. Nissan employees will proffer to support construction or revitalization projects in 12 Habitat communities this year, including:

  • Habitat for Humanity of Central Arizona in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley in Sunnyvale, California
  • Northwest Metro Atlanta Habitat for Humanity in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity, in Aurora, Illinois
  • Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County in Detroit, Michigan
  • Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver in Denver, Colorado           
  • Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area in Canton, Mississippi
  • Habitat for Humanity of Greater Toronto in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Habitat for Humanity Williamson-Maury in Franklin, Tennessee
  • Rutherford County Habitat for Humanity in Murfreesboro, Tennessee
  • Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity in Dallas, Texas

“We appreciate Nissan for fortitude to give behind to communities opposite a country,” pronounced Jonathan Reckford, CEO of Habitat for Humanity International. “We are beholden for their long-term support and joining to assistance families build strength, fortitude and self-reliance.”

Nissan’s partnership with Habitat began in 2005 when it donated 50 trucks and mobilized employees to support in home building following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in a Gulf Coast region. In a final decade, Nissan has donated an additional 88 vehicles. Since 2006, Nissan’s employees have logged some-more than 80,000 proffer hours with Habitat for Humanity, building 71 homes opposite a U.S.

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 www.NissanUSA.com and www.InfinitiUSA.com, or revisit a U.S. media sites NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.

About Nissan Motor Co. Ltd.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan’s second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is partial of a Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with some-more than 247,500 employees globally, Nissan sole 5.32 million vehicles and generated income of 11.38 trillion yen (USD 103.6 billion) in mercantile year 2014. Nissan delivers a extensive operation of some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. Nissan leads a universe in zero-emission mobility, dominated by sales of a LEAF, a initial mass-market, pure-electric vehicle. It is a best-selling EV in story with roughly 50% share of a zero-emission car segment. For some-more information on a products, services and joining to tolerable mobility, revisit a website during http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.

About Habitat for Humanity International
Driven by a prophesy that everybody needs a decent place to live, Habitat for Humanity has grown from a grassroots bid that began on a village plantation in southern Georgia in 1976 to a tellurian nonprofit housing classification in scarcely 1,400 communities opposite a U.S. and in over 70 countries. People 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, revisit habitat.org.

 

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Contact

Steve Yaeger
Nissan Communications
steve.yaeger@nissan-usa.com
615-725-4443

Nakia Fowler
Habitat for Humanity International
404-962-3445
newsroom@habitat.org

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