Nissan: No place like home: Nissan Canton, Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area partner on 11th home build

JACKSON, Miss. – Donned with tough hats and apparatus belts, volunteers from Nissan Canton Assembly Plant and Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area (HFHMCA) have partnered on their 11th home build. Over a march of dual months, scarcely one hundred Nissan employees done a personal joining of their time and bid to build a new home for a honourable family.

“The employees of Nissan Canton demeanour brazen to a Habitat build any year,” pronounced Philip Calhoun, comparison director, Manufacturing Operations, Nissan Canton Assembly Plant. “We are afforded a event to take a imagination of building good vehicles to building good homes for internal Mississippi families.”

This year, Tyran Trotter is a homeowner of a Nissan Habitat build. She is a mom of dual children, Daisha and Tyler. After 250 hours of persperate equity, financial training and DIY classes, she has schooled how to take caring of her destiny home. Trotter and her children will pierce in this month.

“The scarcely decade-long partnership between HFHMCA and Nissan has supposing countless affordable homes for a operative poor,” pronounced Merrill McKewen, executive executive of HFHMCA. “The work of a Nissan employees has total such a certain impact in a community. We demeanour brazen to stability this partnership and building some-more homes.”

13-year partnership
Nissan North America has contributed some-more than $15 million and some-more than 97,000 proffer hours in 13 communities to Habitat for Humanity opposite a country. The partnership began when Nissan donated 50 trucks and mobilized employees to support in home building efforts following hurricanes Katrina and Rita. 

To learn some-more about apropos a HFHMCA donor, proffer or homeowner, greatfully call 601-353-6060 or revisit

Nissan Canton
Nissan has grown a Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant from a informal production trickery to a tellurian one, investing $3.4 billion in a trickery given a opening in 2003. Nissan employs some-more than 6,400 during a Canton plant, with some-more than 1,500 jobs total given 2013. With an annual ability of 450,000 vehicles, a plant now builds a Nissan Altima, Murano, TITAN and TITAN XD, Frontier, NV Cargo Van and NV Passenger Van.

This year, a trickery is celebrating 15 years of automotive production in Mississippi. Visit for more.

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Lloryn Love-Carter
Nissan Corporate Communications
(615) 725-3061
[email protected]

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

About Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Nissan is a tellurian full-line car manufacturer that sells some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, INFINITI and Datsun brands. In mercantile year 2017, a association sole 5.77 million vehicles globally, generating income of 11.9 trillion yen. On Apr 1, 2017, a association embarked on Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022, a six-year devise targeting a 30% boost in annualized revenues to 16.5 trillion yen by a finish of mercantile 2022, along with accumulative giveaway money upsurge of 2.5 trillion yen. As partial of Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022, a association skeleton to extend a care in electric vehicles, symbolized by a world’s best-selling all-electric car in history, a Nissan LEAF. Nissan’s tellurian domicile in Yokohama, Japan, manages operations in 6 regions: Asia Oceania; Africa, a Middle East India; China; Europe; Latin America; and North America. Nissan has partnered with French manufacturer Renault given 1999 and acquired a 34% interest in Mitsubishi Motors in 2016. Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi is currently a world’s largest automotive partnership, with total sales of some-more than 10.6 million vehicles in calendar year 2017.

About Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area
Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area is a faith-based classification founded in 1986. We have built or renovated elementary and tolerable homes for over 600 families in Hinds, Madison, and Rankin counties. Habitat homes are sole during no distinction with an interest-free debt to families who can't validate for normal bank loans. Homeownership total with Habitat’s compulsory financial preparation allows these families to deposit in a village and their destiny simultaneously.