The 2019 Subaru Love Promise Customer and Community Commitment Award

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

We're honored to receive the 2019 Subaru Love Promise Customer and Community Commitment Award. This award nationally recognizes elite Subaru retailers who provide an exceptional customer experience at every interaction with Subaru. These retailers have also demonstrated an outstanding commitment to supporting passions and causes in their local communities in important areas such as the environment, community, health, education, and pets.

The 2019 Subaru Love Promise Customer and Community Commitment Award

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.

The Subaru Love Promise Community Commitment

We believe in being a positive force in something bigger. And it all starts right here in our community. Not just by our donations, but by our actions.

That's why we stay true to our Love Promise Community Commitment by partnering with a wide variety of community nonprofits and charities.

Every year, we join hands with our owners in the "Share the Love" event, giving back to our community-a community that's given so much to us.

So, every day, we strive to ensure our love is felt not just by our customers, but by all in our community. We do this because we feel it is the right thing to do.

We are proud to participate in the Love Promise Community Commitment. We're grateful, not only to be a part of our community, but to serve and support the causes and passions that are closest to our hearts, right here in our neighborhood.

All of the organizations we support have one thing in common: the unwavering dedication to improve the world and the lives of ­its people.

Subaru Loves Pets

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Subaru Loves the Earth

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Subaru Loves Learning

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Subaru Loves to Help

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Subaru Loves to Care

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Whether they live in our homes or in the wild, Subaru is committed to keeping all animals safe and healthy.

A partner since 2008, Subaru has donated close to $14 million to the ASPCA and helped support nearly 1,000 pet adoption events, resulting in more than 11,500 adoptions to date.


Loving the environment means more than loving the great outdoors. It means working to preserve it.

Over a decade ago, Subaru became the first U.S. auto manufacturer to become zero-landfill, and now, in collaboration with the National Park Service and the National Parks Conservation Association, Subaru is leveraging that same environmental expertise to help the National Parks reach zero-landfill too.


It’s our goal to make the pursuit of knowledge available to as many minds as possible.

Total donations to teachers: $92,233
Over 200 teachers adopted
More than 15,000 students impacts


In a perfect world, hunger would be history and hope would be commonplace. We believe a perfect world is possible.

Subaru and Meals on Wheels America worked together to make volunteering easier, by launching a tool called the Meals on Wheels Online Volunteer Drive.


We should all have a chance to lead a healthy life. We’re aiming to give as many people that chance as we can.

Subaru has donated more than $4.5 million dollars to
Make A Wish, helping to grant 610 wishes in the U.S.

How is Ramsey Subaru 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.

Youth Emergency Shelter YESS, Food Bank of Iowa

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Love Promise Stories from Ramsey Subaru

Subaru and Ramsey Subaru 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

Subaru Loves to Care Partnership with LLS  –  Keena R

On July 11, 2018, LLS staff and Ramsey Subaru staff delivered blankets, care cards and craft kits to John Stoddard Cancer Center and the Blank Children’s Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. We arrived at John Stoddard Cancer Center first, and we were greeted by two nurse navigators and the development director of the cancer center. The nurse reiterated how much the patients love the blankets, and how it brightens their day. Tom, Ramsey Subaru’s President, shared how his favorite part is the notes he gets throughout the year from survivors and families sharing how grateful they are to have the blankets. After finishing the delivery of 40 blankets to John Stoddard, the LLS and Subaru staff headed over to Blank Children’s Hospital where we met with a Child Life Specialist as well as two of our Honored Heroes, Gracie and Hudson. Both Gracie and Hudson, have been diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, and have reached their maintenance phases of treatment. They were so excited to receive their art & craft kit and to be a part of the delivery that both planned to head home and color a Thank You picture for the staff at Ramsey and all that they do!

Administrators in North West Missouri  –  Mary C

Meals on Wheels Putnam County traveled to Chillicothe Mo. for a quarterly Administrators meeting. I drove the car to tell our stories to the NWMO Administrators .I taught a session on the importance of being affiliated with Organization that support our mission. I spoke directly about our affiliation with Meals on Wheels America and the Partnership with Subaru in the Share the Love Promise. Thee picture represents a 1/3 of the Administrators in North West Missouri .

Gather Food for Seniors  –  Mary C

Meals on Wheels Putnam County (Putnam County Senior Citizens Org) takes there 50th Anniversary Love Promise Subaru Outback to The Food Bank of Central Missouri. We traveled to Columbia Missouri where we attended a meeting for senior food boxes and the car was then loaded with food items to be used to nourish Putnam County Senior Citizens. Thank you Subaru and Meals on Wheels America for helping to feed and deliver hot nurtitious meals in our county.

Sharing the Love in a Subaru  –  Mary C

Last month our 2018 Subaru began traveling to the remote villages in Putnam County to deliver nutritious meals to the home-bound in Putnam County. These meals are delivered to seniors who live on long stretches of gravel and dirt roads,clients who are home bound and in need of our services; clients that now look forward to seeing us. In some cases we are the only one they see for days. These deliveries capture the essence of why we are here-to serve those that first served us. Special relationships are built with our home bound Meals on Wheels clients. What started as just a meal delivery has now turned into a relationship built on trust and respect The care and concern that my staff person has for her remote clients is an incredible picture of loving your fellow man.The 2018 Subaru Outback has enabled us to deliver to a lady that lives 15 miles out on with 6 of those miles being gravel and dirt. We were not able to get to her home before so she would pick up meals when she could. NOW we can see her every week! I have attached a photo of one of our Board Members helping to deliver meals. This picture was taken on one of our remote meal routes in the Subaru Outback.

Ramsey Subaru Partners with LLS  –  Keena R

On July 12, 2017, LLS executive director, Melanie Brown, and Ramsey Subaru staff delivered blankets, care cards and craft kits to John Stoddard Cancer Center and the Blank Children’s Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. We arrived at John Stoddard Cancer Center first, and we were greeted by two nurse navigators and the director of the cancer center. The one nurse navigator was so thankful, she immediately got teary-eyed, and said, “You don’t know how much this means to our patients. It will surely brighten their day.” After finishing the delivery of 50 blankets to John Stoddard, the LLS and Subaru staff headed over to Blank Children’s Hospital where we met two of the Child Life Specialists as well as our Honored Hero and his family. Cooper, an Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Survivor, was shy at first wanting his twin brother Jaxson by his side, but that didn’t last long when the boys saw the blankets and craft kits. We took a quick picture with Cooper and his brother Jaxson, and they had to know what was in those lunchboxes. Both boys ran to the table, flipped open the kits and Cooper says with a big smile on his face, “Yes, I see some fun in my future.” Cooper’s family was so grateful to be a part of the Subaru Loves to Care delivery, and to help give back to the hospital that he has received all of his treatments. Thank You Subaru!

Ramsey Celebrates Loves to Care Month  –  Melanie B

In June 2016, Ramsey Subaru celebrated the Subaru Loves to Care month in partnership with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Visitors to Ramsey Subaru were given the chance to share personalized messages of hope to patients in Greater Des Moines at the John Stoddard Cancer Center to be delivered alongside blankets to provide comfort and warmth as they continue their fight against cancer.

Subaru and LLS Loves to Care Program for Hannah  –  Melanie B

Cancer. In March of 2011, I was diagnosed with Stage III Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Within a week of diagnosis, I was receiving my first chemotherapy treatment. After 6 months of treatment, I was eager to continue on with my life. I graduated from ISU and began my adult life. I came across a job opportunity that I could not pass up; clinical oncology research. The impact research had on my life was irreplaceable. With my new job, I was able to trade in my first car for something I worked for and deserved. I came across Subaru. Decisions I make, aren’t off a whim, but are made with meaning and purpose. When purchasing a vehicle on my own, it was important that the vehicle would be safe, reliable and practical. All roads led to Subaru. I was not only wanting a safe car for myself, but the thought that I may still have this car when I start a family, was a key reason why I chose my Forester. The pride I had when purchasing my vehicle was immeasurable. The man who helped us at the Subaru dealership was just as concerned with making sure I made the decision that was right for me. He provided us with information and helped us work within the budget I had. Only having my Subaru for 3 ½ years, I’ve gone through moves, road trips, countless bike rides and daily rides to work. I can’t wait for the experiences and memories we will make with this Forester. When September comes, I will be driving my Subaru to my 5-year check-up and leaving cancer-free with my fiancee.

Share the Love 2015 Adoption Event  –  Robyn D

Ramsey Subaru had a successful event with our friends at the Animal Rescue League of Iowa. The showroom became an adoption center for the day! We are happy to announce that 3 cats and 1 dog were adopted and numerous donations were made to help out our furry friends this season! Thanks to all Subaru customers for helping share the love. You can learn more about the ARL here:

Stuff the Subaru Food Drive  –  Sarah B

Ramsey Subaru stuffed an XV Crosstrek with non-perishable food items and donated to the Food Bank of Iowa as part of the Subaru Love Promise initiative! The Food Bank of Iowa's mission is to alleviate hunger through food distribution, partnership and education. Thank you to all of our customers for their support as we continue to leave our community a little better than when we found it. If you'd like to learn more about how you can help the Food Bank, visit their website here:

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