The 2021 Subaru Love Promise Customer and Community Commitment Award

The 2021 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 2021 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.

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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 Carter Subaru Shoreline dedicated locally to the Love Promise?

Carter Subaru is proud to support and sponsor many of our great local organizations and non-profits. From the environment and music to education and athletics, everyone at Carter Subaru is committed to investing in our future... and our children's future.

Pasado's Safe Haven, Woodland Park Zoo

Mountains to Sound Greenway, Brown Bear Car Wash, The Mountaineers, Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance, Washington Trails Association

Shorewood High School, Ballard High School, Shoreline Community College, Edmonds Community College, Outdoors For All

Treehouse, Seattle Storm, Zoo Tunes, GSBA, King County Search and Rescue

Food Lifeline, Puget Sound Kidney Foundation, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Cancer Institute at Virginia Mason, The Angel Band Project

Did Carter Subaru Shoreline 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 Carter Subaru Shoreline

Subaru and Carter Subaru Shoreline 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

A Powerful Impact on Foster Care - Kristina R

One of the things Treehouse Education Specialists learn working with high school students experiencing foster care is the importance of showing up for our youth. That means being there every week at the same time—despite any obstacle—and being a stable force in a tumultuous world. Since 2005, Carter Subaru has been a beacon of stability for the Treehouse community. “Rain or shine, Carter Subaru has partnered with Treehouse through Share The Love and raised money to support youth in care across Washington state. It’s about more than the dollars raised though,” said Dr. Lisa Chin, Treehouse CEO. “Every Carter employee is an ambassador for Treehouse. That’s a powerful connection and makes a very real difference for our mission.” Each year, a Treehouse representative is invited to the dealership to talk with the Carter team about how Treehouse partners with youth experiencing foster care, so they have a childhood and a future. That conversation always starts as just a presentation. Every single time, it evolves into Carter employees volunteering with Treehouse and ongoing discussions about why having new clothing, holiday gifts and toys lead to confidence in a social setting. It evolves into learning more about how education supports, tutoring and the stability provided by Treehouse can remove barriers to success as youth experiencing foster care explore their futures. Each step of the way, Carter Subaru is always there and has evolved into a foundational component of the Treehouse community, almost $500,000 since 2005. In our 15 years of partnership, thousands of youth experiencing foster care have found the determination and perseverance to graduate from high school, and hundreds of thousands of materials resources have been distributed to youth statewide. None of this would happen without organizations that take the time to invest in the community. Carter Subaru’s impact on youth in foster care is clear and powerful. Together we are constructing a future where all youth have the opportunity to graduate from high school and launch successfully into independence.

Treehouse for Kids
A Powerful Impact on Foster Care

Saving Lives with Search and Rescue - Jennifer B

On a cold, rainy day in October 2015, deep in the wilderness of the Cascade Mountains, we met two outdoor enthusiasts and learned they were from Carter Subaru. That chance encounter has developed into a meaningful partnership in the years that followed. Since 2016 Carter Subaru has donated over $135,000 to the King County Search and Rescue Association supporting the selfless volunteers who strive year-round to bring loved ones’ home to their families. After many years of lean funding, our finances barely met the needs of basic search and rescue operations. The donations from Carter Subaru have allowed investment in much needed equipment and resources. For example, after acquiring several drones, we’re able to rapidly search dangerous areas such as steep cliffs and along fast-moving streams while also reducing risk to rescuers. We’ve made critical upgrades in technology to better track volunteers’ training and identify where to focus time and efforts in maintaining critical skills. Improved data helps us better understand where and why accidents and rescues happen, so we can target our education and awareness campaigns in the hopes that less people will need our assistance. Carter Subaru’s financial support has been key in enabling King County Search and Rescue to keep pace serving our community as demands for our services have grown from 173 callouts in 2017 to 223 in 2020. Instead of many fundraising events, volunteers can devote their time to training, responding, and educating the public on safely enjoying the outdoors. Carter Subaru’s generous support for the King County Search and Rescue Association, along with the passion and drive of our volunteers, has undeniably saved lives and will continue to for years to come.

King County Search and Rescue

A beacon of stability for youth in foster care - Spencer S

One of the things Treehouse Education Specialists learn working with high school students experiencing foster care is the importance of showing up for our youth. That means being there every week at the same time—despite any obstacle—and being a stable force in a tumultuous world. Since 2005, Carter Subaru has been a beacon of stability for the Treehouse community. “Rain or shine, Carter Subaru has partnered with Treehouse through Share The Love and raised money to support youth in care across Washington state. It’s about more than the dollars raised though,” said Dr. Lisa Chin, Treehouse CEO. “Every Carter employee is an ambassador for Treehouse. That’s a powerful connection and makes a very real difference for our mission.” Each year, a Treehouse representative is invited to the dealership to talk with the Carter team about how Treehouse partners with youth experiencing foster care, so they have a childhood and a future. That conversation always starts as just a presentation. Every single time, it evolves into Carter employees volunteering with Treehouse and ongoing discussions about why having new clothing, holiday gifts and toys lead to confidence in a social setting. It evolves into learning more about how education supports, tutoring and the stability provided by Treehouse can remove barriers to success as youth experiencing foster care explore their futures. Each step of the way, Carter Subaru is always there and has evolved into a foundational component of the Treehouse community, almost $500,000 since 2005. In our 15 years of partnership, thousands of youth experiencing foster care have found the determination and perseverance to graduate from high school, and hundreds of thousands of materials resources have been distributed to youth statewide. None of this would happen without organizations that take the time to invest in the community. Carter Subaru’s impact on youth in foster care is clear and powerful. Together we are constructing a future where all youth have the opportunity to graduate from high school and launch successfully into independence.

Treehouse for Kids
A beacon of stability for youth in foster care

Saving Lives after a Chance Encounter - Jennifer B

On a cold, rainy day in October 2015, deep in the wilderness of the Cascade Mountains, we met two outdoor enthusiasts and learned they were from Carter Subaru. That chance encounter has developed into a meaningful partnership in the years that followed. Since 2016 Carter Subaru has donated over $135,000 to the King County Search and Rescue Association supporting the selfless volunteers who strive year-round to bring loved ones’ home to their families. After many years of lean funding, our finances barely met the needs of basic search and rescue operations. The donations from Carter Subaru have allowed investment in much needed equipment and resources. For example, after acquiring several drones, we’re able to rapidly search dangerous areas such as steep cliffs and along fast-moving streams while also reducing risk to rescuers. We’ve made critical upgrades in technology to better track volunteers’ training and identify where to focus time and efforts in maintaining critical skills. Improved data helps us better understand where and why accidents and rescues happen, so we can target our education and awareness campaigns in the hopes that less people will need our assistance. Carter Subaru’s financial support has been key in enabling King County Search and Rescue to keep pace serving our community as demands for our services have grown from 173 callouts in 2017 to 223 in 2020. Instead of many fundraising events, volunteers can devote their time to training, responding, and educating the public on safely enjoying the outdoors. Carter Subaru’s generous support for the King County Search and Rescue Association, along with the passion and drive of our volunteers, has undeniably saved lives and will continue to for years to come.

King County Search and Rescue
Saving Lives after a Chance Encounter

Sharing the Love with Foster Care, Rain or Shine - Spencer S

One of the things Treehouse Education Specialists learn working with high school students experiencing foster care is the importance of showing up for our youth. That means being there every week at the same time—despite any obstacle—and being a stable force in a tumultuous world. Since 2005, Carter Subaru has been a beacon of stability for the Treehouse community. “Rain or shine, Carter Subaru has partnered with Treehouse through Share The Love and raised money to support youth in care across Washington state. It’s about more than the dollars raised though,” said Dr. Lisa Chin, Treehouse CEO. “Every Carter employee is an ambassador for Treehouse. That’s a powerful connection and makes a very real difference for our mission.” Each year, a Treehouse representative is invited to the dealership to talk with the Carter team about how Treehouse partners with youth experiencing foster care, so they have a childhood and a future. That conversation always starts as just a presentation. Every single time, it evolves into Carter employees volunteering with Treehouse and ongoing discussions about why having new clothing, holiday gifts and toys lead to confidence in a social setting. It evolves into learning more about how education supports, tutoring and the stability provided by Treehouse can remove barriers to success as youth experiencing foster care explore their futures. Each step of the way, Carter Subaru is always there and has evolved into a foundational component of the Treehouse community, almost $500,000 since 2005. In our 15 years of partnership, thousands of youth experiencing foster care have found the determination and perseverance to graduate from high school, and hundreds of thousands of materials resources have been distributed to youth statewide. None of this would happen without organizations that take the time to invest in the community. Carter Subaru’s impact on youth in foster care is clear and powerful. Together we are constructing a future where all youth have the opportunity to graduate from high school and launch successfully into independence.

Treehouse
Sharing the Love with Foster Care, Rain or Shine

Helping Animals in Need - Mechell S

Carter Subaru has been a proud supporter of Pasado's Safe Haven for many years. Even in the middle of the pandemic, they stepped up to help provide funding for a much needed mobile spay and neuter station as well as assist in their dog adoption event. Carter Subaru was able to activate their media partners and call on customers to help provide donations and adopt dogs in need of homes. Pasado's Safe Haven is a non profit organization that investigates animal cruelty crimes, provides sanctuary and rehabilitation to animals, and advocate for better laws to protect animals and work to educate the public about how they can help end animal suffering. They have been able to help thousands of animals every year and spread a message of compassion to countless people. Thank you to everyone at Carter Subaru for continuing to partnering with Pasado’s Safe Haven and helping to make a big difference in the lives of the most vulnerable animals.

Pasado's Safe Haven
Helping Animals in Need

Driving to Better Nutrition in Our Community - Gary R

What does a car have to do with food security? Solid Ground, a local nonprofit in Seattle, has been on a mission to solve poverty by undoing racism and other barriers of oppression for 45 years For Solid Ground’s Community Food Education (CFE) department, reliable transportation is a necessity! Take CFE’s pop-up kitchen, for instance. They travel to sites where we host cooking and nutrition classes for adults and families living on low incomes. In order to do this important work, they have to have a reliable vehicle. “Knowing that Carter Subaru proudly supports and sponsors a wide variety of non-profit partners in our community, we reached out to their leadership team with a request for assistance. And they responded quickly with a solution!” said Gary Rubin, Giving Manager for Solid Ground. “Thanks to the generosity of Carter Subaru, CFE can safely continue to bring their workshops into local communities, building increased food security at every stop along the way! “

Solid-Ground
Driving to Better Nutrition in Our Community

Carter Subaru loves to help Solid Ground! - Mechell S

Solid Ground, a local nonprofit in Seattle, has been on a mission to solve poverty by undoing racism and other barriers of oppression for 45 years. They were in need of a vehicle and partner to help support their mission. That's when Carter Subaru stepped in. Not only did Carter Subaru supply a vehicle to that will help their community outreach programs, but also supplied much needed blankets for their domestic violence housing program. This partnership that announced with the Solid Ground community didn't go unnoticed by loyal Subaru drivers. As quoted by a loyal Subaru family: My wife Pam and I have been Carter Subaru clients for quite some time, approaching 20 years in Pam’s case. We have always appreciated the professional approach and helpfulness of the Carter Subaru team, particularly the Service gang at Shoreline. But it is one of your community support activities that prompts this note: Pam and I were delighted to see in a recent newsletter from Solid Ground that you had supported the important work of that non-profit by donating a new Subaru! I know that you would have received grateful thanks from the Solid Ground team themselves, but often-times you might wonder whether anyone else even notices a generous contribution like that. Well, we noticed, and we’ve also mentioned it to various friends around Seattle. Your support of Solid Ground (and I guess other community organizations) really makes us even more appreciative of Carter Subaru than we were already. It’s really good to know that you see your role as embracing thoughtful and practical citizenship, rather than being just a commercial enterprise. So Bravo!!, thanks, and long may you prosper...Ian Page and Pam Kaser

Solid Ground
Carter Subaru loves to help Solid Ground!

Carter Subaru champions the Big Climb - Mechell S

For the 5th year in a row, Carter Subaru Shoreline supported 13,300 climbers and helped raise an incredible $1.5 million during the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) BIG VIRTUAL CLIMB! Due to COVID-19, the climb looked a bit different this year, but it didn't stop Carter Subaru from lending their financial and creative support that was needed more than ever. These vital funds they raised are benefiting research and patient services. This year, LLS also launched the COVID-19 Patient Relief fund and helped 19,000 patients by providing $4.8 million in financial support. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society would not be able to fund the LLS mission of ending blood cancer without the vital support of our corporate teams and sponsors like Carter Subaru Shoreline.

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Carter Subaru champions the Big Climb

High Bar - D M

Sara C at Carter Subaru initiated a new customer opportunity and within a day, converted that opportunity into a sale and a new lifetime Carter Subaru customer and partner. We could not be happier with the car and more importantly, we will not hesitate to come back for service and our future used and new car needs.

High Bar

Carter helps raise Big Money for the Big Climb - mechell s

For the 5th year in a row, Carter Subaru Shoreline supported 13,300 climbers and helped raise an incredible $1.5 million during the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) BIG VIRTUAL CLIMB! Due to COVID-19, the climb looked a bit different this year, but it didn't stop Carter Subaru from lending their financial and creative support that was needed more than ever. These vital funds they raised are benefiting research and patient services. This year, LLS also launched the COVID-19 Patient Relief fund and helped 19,000 patients by providing $4.8 million in financial support. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society would not be able to fund the LLS mission of ending blood cancer without the support of our corporate teams and sponsors such as Carter Subaru Shoreline.

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Carter helps raise Big Money for the Big Climb

Carter Subaru's snowball effect in our community - Jodi B

With the COVID-19 virus continuing to impact the everyday life of people around the Seattle community, Morning with Jodi & Bender and 95.7 The Jet began collecting cash and non-perishable food donations at the Fred Meyer in downtown Renton to benefit Food Lifeline. Overall, with Carter Subaru's help, they exceeded $50,000 in cash and food donations in under 8 days! Jodi Brothers, the host of the Morning Show, said "We were in the midst of the fundraiser, and it felt a bit stalled. The donations were still trickling in, but at $5 or one can at a time we weren't going to make our goal. I immediately thought of my friends at Carter Subaru, and how much attention they pay to local charities, and I knew I had to get in touch. It took about 2 seconds for Carter Subaru to get back to me with a huge donation, and it spurred more, smaller local businesses to reach into their pockets, and then the snowball effect brought us to a close. I really believe that the surprise donation from Carter got people thinking about our community, and how desperate the need for food is, and they reach into their pockets a little deeper. I knew Carter would come through, because of their massive focus on community programs."

95.7FM The Jet
Carter Subaru's snowball effect in our community

Carter Steps up to Supports the Big Virtual Climb - Mechell S

For the 5th year in a row, Carter Subaru Shoreline supported 13,300 climbers and helped raise an incredible $1.5 million during the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) BIG VIRTUAL CLIMB! Due to COVID-19, the climb looked a bit different this year, but it didn't stop Carter Subaru from lending their financial and creative support that was needed more than ever. These vital funds they raised are benefiting research and patient services. This year, LLS also launched the COVID-19 Patient Relief fund and helped 19,000 patients by providing $4.8 million in financial support. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society would not be able to fund the LLS mission of ending blood cancer without the support of our corporate teams and sponsors such as Carter Subaru Shoreline.

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Carter Steps up to Supports the Big Virtual Climb

Carter Subaru's snowball effect in the community - Jodi B

With the COVID-19 virus continuing to impact everyday life of people around the Seattle community, Morning with Jodi & Bender and 95.7 The Jet began collecting cash and non-perishable food donations at the Fred Meyer in downtown Renton to benefit Food Lifeline. Overall, with Carter Subaru's help, they exceeded $50,000 in cash and food donations in under 8 days! Jodi Brothers, the host of the Morning Show, said "We were in the midst of the fundraiser, and it felt a bit stalled. The donations were still trickling in, but at $5 or one can at a time we weren't going to make our goal. I immediately thought of my friends at Carter Subaru, and how much attention they pay to local charities, and I knew I had to get in touch. It took about 2 seconds for Carter Subaru to get back to me with a huge donation, and it spurred more, smaller local businesses to reach into their pockets, and then the snowball effect brought us to a close. I really believe that the surprise donation from Carter got people thinking about our community, and how desperate the need for food is, and they reach into their pockets a little deeper. I knew Carter would come through, because of their massive focus on community programs."

Mornings with Jodi and Bender
Carter Subaru's snowball effect in the community

Donating masks & supporting a small business! - Mechell S

As Carter Subaru was in desperate need of masks for their employees, they were able to find a special connection with a small business owner. They reached out to Sue Forbes, who lives at a 55+ retirement community, to help make masks for their Essential Employees. Carter Subaru, upon hearing that Sue and 10 people at her Providence Point community were graciously donating their sewing talents and time to making masks, jumped in immediately to help fund their charitable work. Carter Subaru’s contribution has helped fund some of the 700+ masks donated to: • Marionwood Nursing Home • Issaquah Nursing & Rehab • Aegis of Issaquah, Assisted Living and Memory Care • University House • Spiritwood • NY University Hospital • Lake Washington Vascular • Virginia Mason Hospital • Overlake Hospital • Mission Healthcare Nursing Home “Carter Subaru not only provided much needed support to my small business but helped give our group some inspiration and light to get through shelter-in place and give back to neighbors” said Sue. Covid-19 has drastically changed our lives and the world we live in. Carter Subaru’s connection with a small business, a retirement community, and all our first responder’s needs, has been inspirational. #wegotthisseattle

Carter Subaru
Donating masks & supporting a small business!

Supporting our Veterans with Operation Twang - Chris S

Thanks to Carter Subaru and their support of Operation Twang. Operation Twang is a collaboration between Edmonds Community College, the EDCC Foundation and some great community supporters like Carter Subaru, which allows Veterans the chance to build their own electric guitar over Veterans Day Weekend. Over the course of the weekend, Veterans work closely with instructors from the STEM Guitar Project and Phoenix Patriot Foundation to create and customize their guitar, which is theirs to keep free of charge. In addition to crafting an outstanding musical instrument, the Veterans get to build confidence and a sense of camaraderie with other participants that lasts long after the event. The guitars that Veterans build and customize over the weekend are as diverse and varied as the Veterans themselves and allow them to express themselves through a beautifully crafted instrument.

Edmonds Community College Veterans
Supporting our Veterans with Operation Twang

Carter Subaru builds confidence with Veterans - Chris S

Operation Twang is a collaboration between Edmonds Community College, the EDCC Foundation and some great community supporters like Carter Subaru, which allows Veterans the chance to build their own electric guitar over Veterans Day Weekend. Over the course of the weekend, Veterans work closely with instructors from the STEM Guitar Project and Phoenix Patriot Foundation to create and customize their guitar, which is theirs to keep free of charge. The STEM Guitar Project is funded by the National Science Foundation. In addition to crafting an outstanding musical instrument, the Veterans get to build confidence and a sense of camaraderie with other participants that lasts long after the event. The guitars that Veterans build and customize over the weekend are as diverse and varied as the Veterans themselves and allow them to express themselves through a beautifully crafted instrument. We are thankful for the support of Carter Subaru and others that support the Veterans for the duration of the build.

Edmonds Community College
Carter Subaru builds confidence with Veterans

Planting 200,000+ trees with our community! - Jon H

Carter Subaru celebrates a milestone achievement with their community and partners this year! Since 2008, Carter Subaru has been “On the Road to Carbon Neutral.” This Subaru retailer is offsetting their customers’ carbon footprint by planting trees in the Mountains to Sound Greenway – an iconic 1.5 million acres of connected natural lands in and around the Seattle area. Together they have planted more than 200,000 trees equivalent to $2,000,000 in donations– growing not just a forest, but also a community of people who care for their natural environment. These native trees improve air quality, reduce greenhouse gases, and enhance recreational green spaces, benefiting both our health and well-being. Carter Subaru’s commitment extends beyond the financial, as they and many of their customers have also volunteered more than 1,700 hours to remove invasive species and plant trees. This combination of habitat protection and community engagement is one of the reasons that the Mountains to Sound Greenway was recently designated as a National Heritage Area, ensuring a legacy that will enrich our environment and our community for generations. Carter Subaru’s sustained partnership has created a legacy that will enrich our environment and our community for generations. No other organization has made this significant level of contribution to the Greenway, and we are all truly indebted to Carter Subaru for their vision and support.

Mountains to Sound Greenway  Trust
Planting 200,000+ trees with our community!

Carter Subaru grows a forest and community - Jon H

Carter Subaru brought their community and partners together for a major milestone achievement this year! Since 2008, Carter Subaru has been “On the Road to Carbon Neutral.” This Subaru retailer is offsetting their customers’ carbon footprint by planting trees in the Mountains to Sound Greenway – an iconic 1.5 million acres of connected natural lands in and around the Seattle area. Together they have planted more than 200,000 trees equivalent to $2,000,000 in donations– growing not just a forest, but also a community of people who care for their natural environment. These native trees improve air quality, reduce greenhouse gases, and enhance recreational green spaces, benefiting both our health and well-being. Carter Subaru’s commitment extends beyond the financial, as they and many of their customers have also volunteered more than 1,700 hours to remove invasive species and plant trees. This combination of habitat protection and community engagement is one of the reasons that the Mountains to Sound Greenway was recently designated as a National Heritage Area, ensuring a legacy that will enrich our environment and our community for generations. Carter Subaru’s sustained partnership has created a legacy that will enrich our environment and our community for generations. No other organization has made this significant level of contribution to the Greenway, and we are all truly indebted to Carter Subaru for their vision and support.

Mountains to Sound Greenway
Carter Subaru grows a forest and community

How Music Can Heal - Rachel E

Thanks to the generous commitment of Carter Subaru these past several years, The Angel Band Project – a national nonprofit with a chapter in Seattle, WA – has been able to support survivors of sexual assault through unique music therapy programs. The mission of the organization is to use the power of music to provide healing, raise awareness, and promote positive social change for survivors of sexual violence. Carter Subaru has been very instrumental in growing our programs in Seattle. This year, The Angel Band Project celebrated its 10th anniversary as a nonprofit with a benefit concert and auction at the Neptune Theater. Carter Subaru served as the Presenting Sponsor and rallied the community and their partners to make a huge impact for our event. Over $127,000 was raised, ensuring that survivors in Seattle will be supported for many years to come. Carter Subaru, THANK YOU for your commitment to giving survivors a voice through music.

Angel Band Project
How Music Can Heal

Wanted to find a way to say thank you - Joanne B

I am a Seattle Storm season ticket holder since the beginning - 20 years - and in that time I have been impressed by Carter Subaru's support of women's basketball and especially the Storm. When a player hits a three-pointer Carter Subaru plants a tree on the Green way showing their support not only on individual player's performance but for the environment in our beautiful Northwest. I was also impressed by their commitment to rescue and shelter animals. I adopted a rescue 11 year old Westie three weeks ago and that cause is near and dear to my heart. I totaled my car in July and while I was recouping I spent lots of time on the internet looking at different cars. But I did know I was going to go to Carter Subaru and look at a Crosstrek because I wanted to give back to them and thank them in a tangible way by purchasing a vehicle there even though I could have gotten a cheaper car elsewhere. The purchasing experience was wonderful and easy. And the quality of the Subaru product is next to none. I got all the safety and fun features I wanted that other cars I looked at online did not have. It was a no brainer. Thank you Carter Subaru for your commitment to values that are dear to my heart, your friendliness and courtesy.

Wanted to find a way to say thank you

Carte Subaru Shares the Love with Animals in Need - Wendy O

On September 30, Pasado’s Safe Haven responded to a hoarding case in Eastern Washington where 32 dogs were being held in deplorable conditions. Some of these dogs were trapped inside for over eight years, locked in cages. Carter Subaru quickly came together to help us raise awareness with their Subaru Loves Pets initiative. They provided much needed pet supplies as well as held onsite adoption events at the dealership, as soon as the animals were ready for adoption. Carter Subaru helped us activate media partners and reach out to their many customers about our need.We are happy to report we received over 100 adoption requests for our animals, and bringing much needed attention to our mission of saving animals. Thank you to everyone at Carter Subaru for partnering with all of us at Pasado’s Safe Haven and helping us to make a big difference in the lives of the most vulnerable animals. We’re so appreciative of your support and words alone are unfortunately insufficient to describe the tremendous impact you’re really making in this life saving work.

Pasado's Safe Haven
Carte Subaru Shares the Love with Animals in Need

Music Heals thanks to Carter Subaru - Rachel E

Thanks to the generous commitment of Carter Subaru these past several years, The Angel Band Project – a national nonprofit with a chapter in Seattle, WA – has been able to support survivors of sexual assault through unique music therapy programs. The mission of the organization is to use the power of music to provide healing, raise awareness, and promote positive social change for survivors of sexual violence. Carter Subaru has been very instrumental in growing our programs in Seattle. This year, The Angel Band Project celebrated its 10th anniversary as a nonprofit with a benefit concert and auction at the Neptune Theater. Carter Subaru served as the Presenting Sponsor and rallied the community and their partners to make a huge impact for our event. Over $127,000 was raised, ensuring that survivors in Seattle will be supported for many years to come. Carter Subaru, THANK YOU for your commitment to giving survivors a voice through music.

Angel Band Project
Music Heals thanks to Carter Subaru

Carter Subaru Shoreline Cares for VM Patients - Katie J

Carter Subaru Shoreline is a wonderful partner in the fight against blood cancer and giving back. On July 17, 2019, they showed their dedication to the mission of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of ending blood cancer and improving the quality of life of patients and their families with a special delivery. They hand delivered 80 warm blankets to cancer patients at Virginia Mason to help ease the discomfort cancer treatment can cause. This is the fourth year of this partnership and each year the staff at the hospital look forward to delivering this delivery as they are a favorite amongst the patients. Thank you so much for helping LLS fulfill our mission and for caring about cancer patients in your community.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Carter Subaru Shoreline Cares for VM Patients

Carter Subaru comes together to Climb.Conquer.Cure - Katie J

On March 24, 2019 Carter Subaru Shoreline climbed 69 floors, gaining 788 feet of elevation at the Columbia Center in Seattle as “Team Carter”. They came together to raise dollars in support of cancer research, blood cancer patients and their families. As a major sponsor of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Big Climb for four years, this year Carter Shoreline employees wanted to give back in a big way. In January, Pam Lerch, Carter Shoreline’s Office Manager was selected to be the team captain and created the team from different departments within the dealership. With 19 people on board, “Team Carter” raised $4,070 - an average of $215 per person. The dollars they raised will be used by the LLS to help support the training of a research fellow funded by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for one month. Training for this heroic feat, the team climbed the Richmond Beach stairs located near the dealership on their lunch breaks once or twice per week leading up to the event. They fundraised for this event as a team through social media and personal asks of their friends and family. “We were filled with pride to see the Carter Subaru signs in the stairwells encouraging us to keep going,” says Pam. “But seeing the dedication signs honoring people who have lived through and/or lost their battle to blood cancer in the stairwells truly made us appreciate the reason we were climbing. Each time it felt like we couldn’t take another step, we would look up and see the face of someone no longer with us… and that motivated us to keep pushing up the 69 floors even harder. ”The Carter Subaru Shoreline team is excited to return to Big Climb next year. They also plan to take advantage of the very generous Subaru match to help bring in more support for blood cancer patients and their families and fund live-saving, critical research. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society would not be able to fund our mission of ending blood cancer without the support of our corporate teams and sponsors such as Carter Subaru Shoreline. Thank you again for climbing for those who can’t and helping us make a huge difference in the lives of our patients and their loved ones.

Leukemia and Lymphoma
Carter Subaru comes together to Climb.Conquer.Cure