Nissan has signed a new partnership with Manchester City’s charity, City in the Community.
The car maker will be its first Official Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Partner.
To mark the announcement, Jack Grealish spent time with One City Disability participant, and “super fan,” Lucas, to find out more about what they do.
“We’re delighted to announce that Nissan is expanding its previous support, as they become our Official Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Partner,” said Sam Dainty, Head of Partnerships and Fundraising at City in the Community.
“Inclusion is embedded into City in the Community, and we are passionate about breaking down barriers to participation so people in Greater Manchester can achieve their full potential. Not only does Nissan align with our values but also allows us to further expand our work.
“This relationship has been incredibly successful so far and we look forward to sustaining, and developing exciting opportunities for, our disability and LGBTQ+ work throughout this new agreement.”
Already the club’s Official Automotive Partner, Nissan, will support all of City in the Community’s disability and LGBTQ+ projects for two years.
The company has previously has already backed its One City Disability programme, including the support of Powerchair Football sessions by purchasing eight new chairs for young people to enjoy.
“We’re very proud to become the Official Equality Diversity and Inclusion Partner for Manchester City’s charity, City in the Community,” added Andrew Humberstone, Managing Director at Nissan GB.
“It’s a wonderful organisation that reflects Nissan’s core values, and this new partnership builds on many successful collaborations since 2021. I look forward to seeing City in the Community continue its great work throughout 2024 and beyond.”