Nissan Kicks Off Fourth Annual Clothing Drive

Nissan, WAMU, Roll Call and Congress Unite for Retire Your Attire(TM)



Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET from Nissan North America, Inc.

    WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Today,
 Nissan North America, Inc. launched its fourth annual Retire Your Attire(TM)
 clothing drive benefiting thousands of deserving individuals in Washington
 D.C., Sacramento and Los Angeles.
     The clothing drive invites donations of business and business casual
 attire to assist individuals who seek to join or re-enter the workforce.
 Since the program's inception, Nissan's Retire Your Attire(TM) has collected
 more than 100,000 items of clothing for local charities in the three cities.
 Washington D.C.'s Martha's Table, Sacramento's Women Escaping A Violent
 Environment (WEAVE) and Los Angeles' Clothes the Deal benefit from the
 clothing drive.
     "We are very thankful for our partnership with Nissan, which helps us
 continue to serve the District area with much-needed food, education, and
 clothing programs," said Veronica Parke, president of Martha's Table, a
 nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting low-income families and
 individuals.  In addition to giving Martha's Table all of the clothing
 received during the Washington D.C. clothing drive, Nissan will present the
 organization with a $5,000 donation.
     The campaign focuses on the Capitol Hill community through the
 participation of congressional offices, as well as greater Washington through
 the participation of area Nissan dealers.  Donations will be accepted through
 May 3rd.
     "Retire Your Attire(TM) has a positive impact on the lives of thousands of
 deserving individuals in the Washington D.C. metropolitan community," said
 Terri Hernandez, Nissan's manager of corporate outreach.  "It is rewarding for
 Nissan to witness the ongoing collaboration with federal legislators, their
 staffs and the local community.  Our partnership with Martha's Table continues
 to touch the lives of many men and women looking to re-enter the workforce."
     Co-chairs for this year's Retire Your Attire(TM) program are Senator Thad
 Cochran (R-MS) and Representative Juanita Millender-McDonald (D-CA).
 Congresswoman Millender-McDonald said, "It is a pleasure to be a part of the
 Retire Your Attire program, which has an enormous positive impact on thousands
 of individuals who are entering the workforce."  Senator Cochran added, "This
 is a very good way to support those who are working to make a better life for
 themselves and their families."
     Nissan is joined by Roll Call and WAMU 88.5 FM, who have been co-sponsors
 of the event since its inception.  "We appreciate Nissan's effort to spearhead
 such a valuable program and are proud to act as a media co-sponsor for the
 fourth consecutive year.  We hope this year's clothing drive will be a huge
 success," added Hartley Cooper, marketing director for Roll Call newspaper.
     Participating Washington D.C. metropolitan area Nissan dealers include the
 following: Rosenthal Nissan of Gaithersburg, Herb Gordon Nissan, VOB Nissan,
 Tischer Nissan, Nissan of Waldorf, Passport Nissan of Marlow Heights, Lustine
 Nissan, Passport Nissan of Alexandria, Brown's Arlington Nissan, Sheehy Nissan
 of Manassas, Cowles Nissan, Mike Pallone Nissan, Pohanka Nissan, Brown's
 Sterling Nissan, Rosenthal Tysons Corner and Brown's Fairfax Nissan.
     In North America, Nissan's operations include automotive styling,
 engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing,
 distribution and manufacturing.  More information on Nissan in North America
 and the complete line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online at
 http://www.nissandriven.com or contact the corporate media line at
 310-771-5631.
 
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SOURCE Nissan North America, Inc.
    WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Today,
 Nissan North America, Inc. launched its fourth annual Retire Your Attire(TM)
 clothing drive benefiting thousands of deserving individuals in Washington
 D.C., Sacramento and Los Angeles.
     The clothing drive invites donations of business and business casual
 attire to assist individuals who seek to join or re-enter the workforce.
 Since the program's inception, Nissan's Retire Your Attire(TM) has collected
 more than 100,000 items of clothing for local charities in the three cities.
 Washington D.C.'s Martha's Table, Sacramento's Women Escaping A Violent
 Environment (WEAVE) and Los Angeles' Clothes the Deal benefit from the
 clothing drive.
     "We are very thankful for our partnership with Nissan, which helps us
 continue to serve the District area with much-needed food, education, and
 clothing programs," said Veronica Parke, president of Martha's Table, a
 nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting low-income families and
 individuals.  In addition to giving Martha's Table all of the clothing
 received during the Washington D.C. clothing drive, Nissan will present the
 organization with a $5,000 donation.
     The campaign focuses on the Capitol Hill community through the
 participation of congressional offices, as well as greater Washington through
 the participation of area Nissan dealers.  Donations will be accepted through
 May 3rd.
     "Retire Your Attire(TM) has a positive impact on the lives of thousands of
 deserving individuals in the Washington D.C. metropolitan community," said
 Terri Hernandez, Nissan's manager of corporate outreach.  "It is rewarding for
 Nissan to witness the ongoing collaboration with federal legislators, their
 staffs and the local community.  Our partnership with Martha's Table continues
 to touch the lives of many men and women looking to re-enter the workforce."
     Co-chairs for this year's Retire Your Attire(TM) program are Senator Thad
 Cochran (R-MS) and Representative Juanita Millender-McDonald (D-CA).
 Congresswoman Millender-McDonald said, "It is a pleasure to be a part of the
 Retire Your Attire program, which has an enormous positive impact on thousands
 of individuals who are entering the workforce."  Senator Cochran added, "This
 is a very good way to support those who are working to make a better life for
 themselves and their families."
     Nissan is joined by Roll Call and WAMU 88.5 FM, who have been co-sponsors
 of the event since its inception.  "We appreciate Nissan's effort to spearhead
 such a valuable program and are proud to act as a media co-sponsor for the
 fourth consecutive year.  We hope this year's clothing drive will be a huge
 success," added Hartley Cooper, marketing director for Roll Call newspaper.
     Participating Washington D.C. metropolitan area Nissan dealers include the
 following: Rosenthal Nissan of Gaithersburg, Herb Gordon Nissan, VOB Nissan,
 Tischer Nissan, Nissan of Waldorf, Passport Nissan of Marlow Heights, Lustine
 Nissan, Passport Nissan of Alexandria, Brown's Arlington Nissan, Sheehy Nissan
 of Manassas, Cowles Nissan, Mike Pallone Nissan, Pohanka Nissan, Brown's
 Sterling Nissan, Rosenthal Tysons Corner and Brown's Fairfax Nissan.
     In North America, Nissan's operations include automotive styling,
 engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing,
 distribution and manufacturing.  More information on Nissan in North America
 and the complete line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online at
 http://www.nissandriven.com or contact the corporate media line at
 310-771-5631.
 
                     MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT -  Click Here
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