Nissan Canada Foundation backs Habitat
The Nissan Canada Foundation will be part of Habitat for Humanity Canada’s biggest build project ever, the 34th Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project.
Taking place in every province and territory across Canada, the Nissan Canada Foundation will support Habitat for Humanity in its goal to collectively build 150 homes to mark Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn will be visiting Canada from July 9-14, 2017, focusing their efforts in Edmonton, Alberta, and in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
In addition to supporting the 2017 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project, the Nissan Canada Foundation is also working with Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga, and is a title home sponsor for a project in Malton, Ontario, where a complex of town homes will be built. The Foundation’s donation of a new 2017 NV Passenger Van helped Habitat Halton-Mississauga to launch its ‘Volunteer Shuttle Program’.
This program will increase their ability to build homes by removing barriers for recruiting and welcoming more volunteers.
Habitat for Humanity Canada has a long history of creating affordable housing opportunities in the country. People living in Habitat homes not only help to build their own houses, they also pay affordable mortgages.
Habitat’s innovative approach helps working families on a new path to better, affordable living conditions that lead to improved health and stronger childhood development, as well as a decrease in reliance on food banks.
Nissan Canada–through the Nissan Canada Foundation–will provide volunteer support and sponsorship at the “Silver” level for the 2017 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project, marking 10 years of partnership with Habitat for Humanity in Canada.