Nissan Pledges Cash Donations to Hurricane Harvey Victims
The relief efforts which comes on the heels of Toyota's announcement of its inclusive sum of $3million to boost the relief efforts ongoing in Houston Texas is a welcome development.
Nissan has also pledged to match employee donations to American Red Cross dollar-for-dollar up to $100,000 with an additional 20 Nissan TITAN trucksto be provided to support humanitarian relief organisations such as the Salvation Army, American Red Cross, Habitat for Humanity located along the Gulf coast region.
In a statement issued by Nissan in Nashville Tennesse disclosed the funds will be used to assist the American Red Cross in providing food, shelter, relief supplies, emotional support, recovery planning and other assistance as well as supporting the vehicles, warehouses and people that make all the critical help possible.
According to the statement " Our thoughts are with those whose lives have been forever changed by the devastating hurricane that has hit this region," said Jose Munoz, Chief Performane Officer, Nissan Motor Company Limited and Chairman Nissan American Inc.
Speaking further Munoz said, "The Red Cross will aid thousands of people in the coming weeks, including our customer, dealers and employees who are dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, and we want the people of the region to know we are committed to helping them receive the assistance they need."