The 2021 Subaru Love Promise Community Commitment Award

The 2021 Subaru Love Promise Community Commitment Award

We've been nationally recognized for our dedication to our community and the Subaru Love Promise.

We're honored to receive the 2021 Subaru Love Promise Community Commitment Award. This award nationally recognizes Subaru retailers who are making the world a better place while demonstrating an outstanding commitment to supporting passions and causes in local communities. These efforts are focused in important areas such as the environment, community, health, education, and pets.

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What is the Subaru Love Promise?

Subaru and our retailers believe in making the world a better place and the Subaru Love Promise is our vision of respecting all people. This is our commitment to show love and respect to our customers and to work to make a positive impact in the world.

How is Subaru of Dayton dedicated locally to the Love Promise?

Our Love Promise can be seen in various partnerships with local charities and non-profits. We're grateful for the opportunity, not only to be a part of our community, but to serve it as well. It is our promise to do right by our community.

Humane Society of Greater Dayton, DockDogs

The Foodbank, Inc. , Team Dayton Cycling

American Cancer Society, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - TriState Ohio

Did Subaru of Dayton go above and beyond, provide exceptional service, or support causes that are important to you? We'd love to hear about it.

Love Promise Stories from Subaru of Dayton

Subaru and Subaru of Dayton believe in making a positive impact on the communities in which we live and work. We uphold that belief through our Love Promise Community Commitment. Every month, we select inspiring stories from customers and partners from around our area who strive to support our collective commitment and feature them here

Still Helping During a Pandemic - Jessica G

2020 has been a unique year at the Humane Society of Greater Dayton. Normal events such as our annual Furry Skurry 5K had to shift to online events. Despite the adjustments that needed to be made throughout the year, Subaru of Dayton continued to provide support and love to the animals in our care. Through their presenting sponsorship of our 2020 Virtual Furry Skurry, they directly impacted hundreds of animals that needed medical care and support at our shelter. They also partnered with us for the fifth year in a row for our Snag a Subaru raffle drawing. Thanks to their support, we were able to raffle off a 2021 Subaru Crosstrek. We sold tickets for $25 each and this year sold a record-breaking 2,444 tickets. All of the proceeds from this raffle went to the animals in our care. This support helps us provide spay/neuter surgeries, protect animals from cruelty or neglect and find loving forever homes to so many homeless animals. We are so grateful for the continued support and love that all of the staff at Subaru of Dayton provides to our animals. We are also grateful for all of those community members who participated in their annual Share the Love event and chose to designate the Humane Society of Greater Dayton as their charity of choice. These funds do so much for our shelter and for that we are beyond thankful for the support!

Humane Society of Greater Dayton
Still Helping During a Pandemic

2020 Subaru Loves Pets - Jennifer H

Throughout the month of October, we partnered with Subaru of Dayton for the 2020 Subaru Loves Pets campaign. Their support helped us promote adoptable dogs and cats who typically get overlooked in shelters because they are an “underdog”. This means they are usually a senior, visually impaired, are in a wheelchair, deaf, disfigured, etc. Many of these animals are overlooked even though they have a lot more life and a lot more love to give, and just want to find their forever home! Thanks to Subaru of Dayton, we were able to find forever homes for so many amazing pets! One of the cats we were able to find a home for was Myrtle, a 13-years-old sweet and sassy cat that was in our shelter for 88 days before finding her forever home. Being a senior cat, she continually was overlooked, but thanks to the support of Subaru of Dayton, we were able to really highlight her and together became a cheerleader for her, which in turned helped her find the loving forever home she so deserved. On behalf of Myrtle and all the animals impacted through our partnership with Subaru, thank you so much for your support and for helping us give them their second chances! #SubaruLovesPets #SubaruOfDaytonLOVESPets

Humane Society of Greater Dayton
2020 Subaru Loves Pets

Thank You Subaru of Dayton! - Marilyn G

Thank you to Subaru Of Dayton and General Manager, Richard Kerstetter, for donating 85 blankets for our homeless youth. As part of their Subaru Loves to Help campaign for November, we were one of the 600 homeless shelters across the nation to receive the blankets. The blankets will definitely help keep the youth warm during this winter season. #daytonstrong #homelessyouth #givingback Daybreak was established in 1975 in Dayton, Ohio as an emergency shelter for runaway and homeless youth. Today, Daybreak operates the Miami Valley’s only 24-hour crisis hotline and emergency youth shelter and has grown to include outreach, prevention, transitional housing, life-skills education, and other follow-up services for runaway, throwaway, and homeless youth. Daybreak is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Daybreak Inc.
Thank You Subaru of Dayton!

Fight! Fight! Fight! - AMBER H

On Thursday, June 27th, 2019, Subaru of Dayton and the Tri-State Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society delivered 50 blankets for patients and messages of hope to the patients of Kettering Cancer Care. President and CEO at Kettering Medical Center System, Wally Sackett, Cris Peterson, Area Director of the Dayton office, was alongside Brad Hamilton, General Manager of Subaru of Dayton presenting the blanket to active treatment patient, Mary Grubb. Mary shared with us about her diagnosis and journey as she initially went in to the doctor thinking she had bronchitis. She expressed how much she loves her doctors and how her diagnosis has been fairly manageable! Brad loves participating in the Subaru Loves to Care initiative as he lost his father to cancer. Brad allowed Mary to take a message of hope from the box. She read it aloud, “Fight! Fight! Fight!” – This was Brad’s message. The blankets delivered by Subaru are truly making a difference in many patients’ lives, just like Mary.

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Fight! Fight! Fight!

Customer service is the most important item. - Robert K

I leased my Subaru because Adam Ervin sold me. I like my Subaru. Taking some time to learn how to and operate all the accessories. Adam has been very helpful with my training. Takes a 90 year old a little longer to learn things today.

Customer service is the most important item.

A Little Subaru Love - Cris P

For the House family a visit to Kettering Medical Center in January 2018 led them to an unexpected cancer diagnosis. Glenda House was diagnosed with Diffuse Large B cell Lymphoma. She has completed 4 treatments and has 2 left but her most recent scan showed that all was CLEAR - a true blessing. As part of the Subaru Loves to Care program, Brad Hamilton of Subaru of Dayton and Cris Peterson, Dayton Area Director at the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society met with Glenda and her husband Thomas along with Terry Burns, President of Kettering Medical Center. During the visit, Glenda was presented with a blanket from Subaru along with a Care Card from a young girl named Lily who wrote " I wish you much laughter" and "I wish you get better". As part of the Subaru Loves to Care program, Subaru of Dayton also donated over 100 blankets and 50 craft kits to the hospital to help brighten the days for those fighting cancer. Subaru is spreading the love one blanket at a time!

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
A Little Subaru Love

Subaru of Dayton - Loves Pets (Oct 217) - Adrienne S

Throughout the month of Oct, Subaru of Dayton held a Subaru Loves Pets pet supply collection drive. Donations were collected from customers, employees and Subaru of America, Inc to donate to the Humane Society of Greater Dayton. Items donated included food, litter, toys as well as some great Subaru bandanas, toys, Shelter Kits & New Owner Kits! #SubaruLovesPets #SubaruofDaytonLOVESPets

Humane Society of Greater Dayton
Subaru of Dayton - Loves Pets (Oct 217)

Subaru of Dayton - Empty The Shelter Day Oct 2017 - Adrienne S

Subaru of Dayton partnered with the Humane Society of Greater Dayton along with an ASPCA Grant to host a "Wag-O-Ween" halloween themed Empty The Shelter Day adoption event at the dealership in Oct with 30 adoptable animals. Adoptions were Fee Waived - helping many pets get adopted! We LOVE that 15 dogs and 15 cats found their furever homes! #SubaruLovesPets#SubaruofDaytonLOVESPets

Humane Society of Greater Dayton
Subaru of Dayton - Empty The Shelter Day Oct 2017

Subaru of Dayton and LLS Blanket Delivery - Cris P

What should have been one of the most joyful days of Andrew Rourke’s life – the birth of his daughter Nora Rose - was turned upside down. Just two hours before little Nora Rose made her entrance into the world, Andrew received word that test results showed he most likely had cancer. It was a Tuesday and little Nora was born healthy and happy. On Thursday she went home with her family. The following week Andrew started treatment for Stage 3 Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Today as members of the LLS staff, Kettering Hospital and Subaru of Dayton delivered blankets to patients at Kettering Cancer Center, there was much to celebrate. As Andrew finished his last cancer treatment he was surrounded by several family members and a giant bouquet of purple balloons. Andrew was presented with the blanket, care card and craft kit from Subaru of Dayton. “When you get a cancer diagnosis, you feel like your life is over. Then you find out your prognosis is good and you are going to get your life back” … Tears of joy and relief overtook Andrew and he had to pause. He continued by saying “when I see Nora Rose, I will always look at her as my little angel.” As we were leaving, Brad Hamilton, General Manager of Subaru of Dayton, gave Andrew a big hug, told him that it was an honor to meet him and to be able to deliver blankets to those in the fight of their life.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Subaru of Dayton and LLS Blanket Delivery

June 2017 - Subaru of Dayton Loves to Care - Adrienne S

During National Cancer Survivor Month (June), Subaru of Dayton supported The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) in an effort to make a positive impact on the health & wellness of our local community. Throughout the month of June, Subaru of Dayton customers and employees wrote personal messages of hope for patients fighting cancers in the local area in support of Subaru Loves to Care. And in the beginning of July, Subaru of Dayton & the LLS delivered over 200 messages alongside blankets and arts & crafts kits donating them to patients undergoing treatment at Kettering Medical Center. We LOVED getting to help brighten the day in a small way for those going through treatments. We even got to meet & celebrate a dad who's last day of treatment was that day -- that is what Subaru Loves to Care is all about! Ch 2 covered the event. Highlight and right click this link: http://wdtn.com/2017/07/14/two-companies-delivered-gifts-to-a-local-medical-center/ to learn more. #SubaruLovesToCare #SubaruLovePromise

June 2017 - Subaru of Dayton Loves to Care