Nissan: Nissan Kickoff Project helps 800 Canadian students get in a diversion during successful fourth year

Posted on 21. Dec, 2017 by in Nissan Canada

Mississauga, Ont. – As a 2017 deteriorate of a Canadian Football League (CFL) wraps adult following a stirring 105th Grey Cup in Ottawa, Nissan Canada Inc. is unapproachable to share a formula of The Nissan Kickoff Project’s fourth uninterrupted year.

The Nissan Kickoff Project, in partnership with a CFL, returned to warn high propagandize students opposite Canada with a event to knowledge a educational, developmental and amicable advantages that orderly football provides. The module identifies high schools that are ardent about a sport, though are lacking a resources compulsory to concede students to participate.

As a outcome of this year’s Nissan Kickoff Project, scarcely 800 students from 16 schools in 6 provinces perceived a support they indispensable to play football. Support supposing by a plan enclosed financial funding, equipment, uniforms and motivational events. Since a inception, a module has contributed over $500,000 to 80 high schools opposite Canada.

“The fourth annual Nissan Kickoff Project picked adult where it left off final year, enabling students opposite a nation to play, and learn profitable lessons from a competition they love,” pronounced Steve Rhind, Director of Marketing, Nissan Canada Inc. “Nissan is unapproachable to support this module and to assistance youth, schools and communities opposite Canada.”

Taking partial during a essential internal level, Nissan dealers and, where possible, a CFL and a teams yield support to circuitously Nissan Kickoff Project schools. This year, students had a event to correlate with CFL players in Vancouver and Hamilton. In Edmonton, they had a event to be a partial of a ‘Toes on Turf’ pre-game experience.

As a central car provider to a CFL for 10 years, Nissan Canada’s long-time partnership with a joining played an critical purpose in this year’s Nissan Kickoff Project. From profitable insights to donations of training apparatus and special actor appearances, a CFL pitched in to assistance sight and motivate a subsequent era of Canadian football players. Teamwork, cooperation, tough work and loyalty are only some of a advantages that communities opposite Canada are saying for these students.

“The CFL is unapproachable to support a Nissan Kickoff Project in a successful fourth year of flourishing a diversion in what has been an implausible deteriorate for Canadian football,” pronounced Randy Ambrosie, CFL Commissioner. “The work of a good partners during Nissan on this critical module ensures that girl have entrance to football and to a profitable life lessons schooled by sport.”

 Nissan Kickoff Project – 800 students, 16 schools, 12 cities, 6 provinces



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Media contacts:

Didier Marsaud
Director, Corporate Communications
Nissan Canada
Telephone: 905-629-6400

Graeme Morrison
Telephone: 416-807-8677

Lucas Barrett
Director, Communications, CFL
Telephone: 416-802-7852

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