11/23/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/23/2021 10:02
NFI and its subsidiaries have raised over $3 million for United Way agencies since 2009
Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - November 23, 2021: (TSX: NFI, OTC: NFYEF) NFI Group Inc. ("NFI" or "the Company"), a leading independent bus and coach manufacturer and a leader in electric mass mobility solutions, today announced that its annual United Way Workplace Campaign raised $372,552 - surpassing its goal by 16% and continuing NFI's commitment to supporting the communities in which it operates.
To date, NFI has raised over $3.1 million for United Way agencies since 2009.
The campaign was again championed by employees across North America, with Director of Human Resources Michelle Whyard as Campaign Chair and teams participating from NFI subsidiaries New Flyer, MCI, Alexander Dennis, ARBOC, NFI Parts, Carfair Composites, and KMG, all raising funds through individual, team challenge, and virtual giving initiatives.
"Giving back to the communities in which we operate is a fundamental part of how we do business at NFI," said Janice Harper, Executive Vice President, People and Culture, NFI. "Again this year, our team rallied to raise precious dollars to provide critical and basic supports to our communities."
"Our mission at NFI is to move people-safely, accessibly, efficiently and reliably," Harper continued. "We are committed to continuous investment in our people and processes, and we are also committed to continuous support of our communities. NFI is working to deliver better, smarter, safer, more sustainable, and more connected public transportation, and it is an important part of our story to contribute to the United Way as it works to create lasting change in communities."
NFI's 2021 campaign supported 18 different United Way agencies across the U.S. and Canada, located in or nearby communities where NFI has facilities, including:
NFI supports a number of charitable organizations, and each year invests volunteer hours back into communities. One initiative includes NFI's onsite Garden of Giving, which this year harvested over 550 pounds-up from 300 pounds in 2020-of fresh produce for Siloam Mission, a local nonprofit helping those experiencing homelessness to transition to new opportunities.
Leveraging 450 years of combined experience, NFI is leading the electrification of mass mobility around the world. With zero-emission buses and coaches, infrastructure, technology, and workforce development, NFI meets today's urban demands for scalable smart mobility solutions. Together, NFI is enabling more livable cities through connected, clean, and sustainable transportation.
With 8,000 team members in nine countries, NFI is a leading global bus manufacturer of mass mobility solutions under the brands New Flyer® (heavy-duty transit buses), MCI® (motor coaches), Alexander Dennis Limited (single and double-deck buses), Plaxton (motor coaches), ARBOC® (low-floor cutaway and medium-duty buses), and NFI Parts™. NFI currently offers the widest range of sustainable drive systems available, including zero-emission electric (trolley, battery, and fuel cell), natural gas, electric hybrid, and clean diesel. In total, NFI supports its installed base of over 105,000 buses and coaches around the world. NFI common shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol NFI. News and information is available at www.nfigroup.com, www.newflyer.com, www.mcicoach.com, www.arbocsv.com, www.alexander-dennis.com, and www.nfi.parts.
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