NAFA to participate in Habitat for Humanity project in Charlotte
For the third straight year, NAFA Fleet Management Association will be participating in a Habitat for Humanity project to kick off its annual conference, which is being held 9-12 April in Charlotte, North Carolina.
NAFA began its participation with Habitat for Humanity in 2009 when volunteers helped build homes in Katrina-ravaged New Orleans and continued the following year in Detroit. All three years of Habitat for Humanity project participation have been sponsored by LeasePlan USA, who is providing t-shirts and bottled water for the volunteers as well as paying for their lunch and transportation to the project. In addition, LeasePlan will be making a contribution to Charlotte Habitat for Humanity to help them continue their work throughout the year.
Michael Pitcher, president and CEO of LeasePlan USA, said: 'When NAFA began offering this opportunity two years ago when the I&E was in New Orleans, I knew we had to get involved. Since I am a native of New Orleans, the project to restore New Orleans was very near and dear to my heart. It was such an amazing experience that LeasePlan has continued to sponsor and participate in the Habitat projects every year since. We are grateful to NAFA for offering this opportunity to attendees of the I&E and look forward to participating in future projects.'
NAFA volunteers and employees of LeasePlan will assist the Charlotte Habitat for Humanity on Friday 8 April Buses will depart from the Charlotte Westin at 7.30am and take the volunteers to the project where they will work until 4pm. NAFA will also make a contribution to help continue Habitat’s ongoing mission.