The 2020 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 2020 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.

The 2020 Subaru Love Promise 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.

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 Austin Subaru dedicated locally to the Love Promise?

At Austin Subaru, our Love Promise to the Austin area can be seen in the many contributions we've made to children's health, the arts, animal well-being, and more. We're grateful for the opportunity, not only to be a part of the Austin community, but to serve it as well. "We are all About Austin!"

Austin Pets Alive!, Paddle for Puppies, Dog Day Afternoon, Wagathon Walkathon
Meals On Wheels
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Love Promise Stories from Austin Subaru

Subaru and Austin 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 Pets Donation  –  Shalby R

It's no secret that Subaru Loves Pets, and it is no different here at Austin Subaru. Our location set out two donation bins in our sales and service departments for the Subaru Loves Pets month of October. The response we received was overflowing.... literally! Our customers and employees donated bags of food, treats, toys, blankets and so much more! The lucky charity was Austin Pets Alive! and they were thrilled when we arrived with two overflowing boxes of goodies for their lovely pets.

Book Donation to Navarro High School  –  Rebecca K

Throughout the month of September, Austin Subaru encouraged employees and customers to get involved with the Subaru Loves Learning initiative. We asked our community to write notes and sign their names on stickers and bookmarks to be placed inside books, which we personally donated to Navarro Early College High School. We were able to donate over 100 books and each of them included a personal touch from someone in our Austin Subaru community. We are so excited that the students of Navarro Early College High School will get to enjoy these books and enrich their lives!

Paddle for Puppies 2019  –  Bonnie H

Austin Subaru, Austin Pets Alive!, and Rowing Dock combined forces to put on one of our favorite fundraising events, Paddle for Puppies! Austin Subaru has supported this event for the 8th year in a row, consistently bringing in funds for APA's Parvo Puppy Program. Participants enjoyed local vendors with free samples, live music, and a morning paddle on the lake. This year, we raised almost $25,000 and we are looking forward to next year!

Clear the Shelters 2019  –  Bonnie H

Austin Subaru was a proud sponsor for Austin Pets Alive!'s Clear the Shelters Event, a nation wide event helping animals of all kinds find their forever home! On August 17th, more than 1,000 shelters waived pet adoptions fees. We helped Austin Pets Alive! and the city of Austin find over 500 dogs and cats loving homes! Nationwide, over 90,000 animals are now happier than ever. Because of this, there is more room in the shelters for animals in grave need!

The Austin Center for Grief and Loss  –  Rebecca K

Austin Subaru partnered with The Austin Center for Grief and Loss to throw a party for their incredible 65+ volunteers! It was a gorgeous day for corn hole, music, Subaru cars, appetizers, and Subaru raffle prizes. Austin Subaru is grateful for the healing & rebuilding this organization provides their community each day.

Austin Pets Alive! — Check Presentation  –  Cassandra F

Austin Subaru is dedicated to their partnership with Austin Pets Alive! and proud of all that they do for our community. Due to customer assistance during the 2018 Share the Love campaign, Austin Subaru was able to present APA! with a check for $79,452.

Earth Day Plant Giveaway  –  Suzette B

Austin Subaru hosted their annual Plant Giveaway for Earth Day in April. They gave away complimentary plants, tree saplings, and herbs to customers during the Subaru Loves the Earth event, a month of support for environmental efforts.

Ground Clean Up  –  Karl P

Austin Subaru takes pride in being a Certified Subaru Eco-Friendly Retailer! In addition to volunteering for clean-ups around Austin each year, their team spent an afternoon ensuring that their own grounds were clean and beautiful.

Pillow Elementary Breakfast Event  –  Shelby R

Austin Subaru provided a breakfast spread for their neighborhood friends at Pillow Elementary. The hardworking teachers and faculty deserve a little extra love & support during the busy holiday season.

Pick a PALS Pet  –  Jeff R

Austin Subaru partnered with Meals on Wheels Central Texas to help the Pets Assisting the Lives of Seniors (PALS). Each ornament on the Christmas tree had a pet attached that people could choose to donate items on their wishlist. Austin Subaru was able to donate $2,500 and 50 ornaments were picked up from the pet tree.

Santa Paws 2018 - Benefiting APA!  –  Rebecca K

Austin Subaru in conjunction with Austin Pets Alive! invited pet owners to bring their furry friends by for a photo with Santa Claus. For those who didn't have their own dog yet, or were looking to extend their family, they had dog adoptions on site too! They hosted over 70 dogs (and 1 cat and 1 pig!) and over 100 humans. They also raised over $2,800 to be donated to APA! Nulo Pet Food also made an appearance as well.

Light the Night - Benefitting LLS  –  Cassandra F

Austin Subaru sponsored the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light The Night. This was an annual fundraising walk for LLS that raises valuable funds to support their mission: to cure leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, and Hodgkin's disease and to provide education and support for patients and their families.

Love-A-Bull Casino Night  –  Cassandra F

Austin Subaru sponsored the Love-A-Bull's 10-year Anniversary Casino Night in November. Over the past ten years, Love-A-Bull has worked relentlessly to rescue, rehabilitates, educate, and support the community they love. They've broken world records, pulled dogs off of chains, held free training classes, started the first all Pit Bull therapy dog team, handed out free vaccines provided free spays and neuters, and much more.

Help Clifford Help Kids  –  Cassandra F

Austin Subaru sponsored Help Clifford Help Kids benefiting American YouthWorks in November. Some of our team members were able to attend the dinner where they listened to heartwarming testimonies about empowering the youth of our generation. The mission of American YouthWorks is to provide young people with opportunities to build careers, strengthen communities, and improve the environment through education, on-the-job training, and servicing others.

Spooktober  –  Cassandra F

Austin Subaru sponsored the 7th Annual Spooktober event put on by The Friends of State Supported Living Center. It was a great chance for the Austin community to see the AuSSLC campus and learn about the residents who call it their home. Proceeds from the event directly benefitted the 184 residents of Austin State Supported Living Center who have intellctual and developmental disabilities.

Eat, Drink, & Be Scary Ball  –  Cassandra F

Austin Subaru sponsored Sammy's House's Eat, Drink, & Be Scary Ball in October. This event benefited Sammy's House which is a non profit agency that provides services for children with and without special needs. They operate a child development center, a respite care program, summer camp and family support services to fill the gaps in services for children, especially those who are medically fragile and/or developmentally delayed in the Austin area. Their high quality care is loving and nurturing, set in an all inclusive environment where children can safely grow and learn to the best of their abilities.

Austin Subaru Loves Pets  –  Cassandra F

In an effort to support animal welfare and work to make a positive impact, Austin Subaru supported Austin Pets Alive! by providing basic pet supplies that will keep shelter animals happy, healthy and ready for a safe and loving home. Throughout the month of October, our team members collected pet supplies to improve the quality of life for the animals of Austin Pets Alive!

CAPS 4th Annual Fall Gala  –  Cassandra F

Austin Subaru sponsored CAPS' 4th Annual Fall Gala in October. The Capital Area Parkinson's Society's mission is to address the needs of persons with Parkinson's disease, their care partners, and the public, by providing education, current information regarding research and resources, social interaction and emotional support. They meet that commitment by maintaining a website with a wealth of links to information and resources regarding Parkinson's; publishing a monthly newsletter; conducting a monthly meeting for members and the public at which education is offered; providing an outreach program which supports, facilitates, and assists start-up for support groups in Austin and surrounding communities; and maintaining an office and referral line. All of this is provided with commitment and passion by a dedicated group of volunteers.

Drive a Senior's Oktoberfest  –  Cassandra F

Austin Subaru sponsored Drive a Senior for the 2018 Oktoberfest. Drive a Senior was founded on the premise that our senior neighbors lead happier, healthier lives when they "age in place." But how does one continue to live at home without viable transportation? So Drive a Senior matches volunteer drivers with seniors needing a way to get around. Their mission has its roots in a 1985 pilot program that showed a high concentration of people over the age of 60 in West Austin. Today, a network of five regional organizations serves residents in Austin, Elgin, and Southwest Travis County. In 2016, their volunteers provided more than 30,000 rides. They currently drive more than 2,500 older citizens.

Words of Hope - Benefiting Caritas of Austin  –  Cassandra F

Austin Subaru was the presenting sponsor for Caritas of Austin's Words of Hope dinner. This event is Caritas of Austin's largest annual fundraising event. Each year, the event features an author or prominent individual whose story reflects the mission and work of Caritas of Austin. They believe that when every person has a stable place to call home, they can realize their full potential and contribute to our community. They build wellbeing by making sure that people have a safe home, access to healthy groceries, jobs that provide a reliable living wage, and educational opportunities to learn life skills.

Subaru Loves Learning  –  Cassandra F

Throughout the month of August, Austin Subaru partnered with the American Association for the Advancement of Science to donate award-winning science books to the students of Lanier High School. They also hosted a school supplies donation drive to show further support. This year, Austin Subaru was able to donate over 150 books and a ton of new school supplies!

Paddle for Puppies 2018  –  Cassandra F

Austin Subaru held its 7th annual Paddle for Puppies event, benefiting Austin Pets Alive! at Rowing Dock. This year was the largest ever with over $29k raised for APA!'s Parvo Puppy ICU. To view photos of the event, and to keep up with news of our next event, go to

Senior Skip Day - Benefiting Austin Pets Alive!  –  Cassandra F

Austin Subaru was a sponsor for Austin Pets Alive!'s Senior Skip Day. During this event, some of their senior animals got the "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" treatment as they spent time skipping the shelter to see the sights around Austin! Senior pets often wait months to be adopted. This can be due to their advanced age as well as potential increased medical costs. At Austin Pets Alive! they believe seniors deserve the same chance at love and life as their younger counterparts, so they created the Senior Pets Fund. This fund immediately addresses the special medical needs of senior cats and dogs when they arrive at APA!, allowing them to save hundreds of senior animals every year!

2018 Great Strides - 30th anniversary walk  –  Austin S

Austin Subaru was a returning sponsor for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - Central Texas Chapter's Great Strides 30th anniversary walk. Support helps accelerate innovative research and drug development, as well as advance care and advocacy for cystic fibrosis. Nearly every cystic fibrosis drug was made possible by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and because of funds raised from Great Strides, people with CF are living longer, healthier lives and pursuing their dreams.

Woofstock 2018  –  Austin S

Austin Subaru was a returning sponsor of KGSR's Woofstock. In February, KGSR threw a concert, but in lieu of purchasing tickets, people just needed to make a donation to either Austin Pets Alive!, Williamson Co. Animal Shelter, or Austin Humane Society.

Central Texas SPCA Anniversary Dinner  –  Austin S

Austin Subaru was a returning sponsor for Central Texas SPCA's 30th Anniversary Purrls & Tails Dinner Event on April 12, 2018. This event included dinner, live and silent auctions and more. All proceeds supported their no-kill adoption center where animals receive quality, compassionate care for as long as needed!

Red Nose Day and Central Texas Food Bank donation  –  Cassandra F

Austin Subaru handed out red noses to raise awareness and funds for the mission to end child poverty. The money raised by Red Nose Day benefits children in some of the neediest communities in the US and some of the poorest communities in the world. All of Red Nose Day's grant money supports projects to keep children and young people safe, healthy, educated and empowered. You can find out more about the amazing programs they fund through Red Nose Day at Austin Subaru also collected food on behalf of Central Texas Food Bank. Their organization works with food donors across the country, financial supporters and volunteers to fill unmet needs in Central Texas. They share free food and their knowledge on low-cost, healthy eating with families in need. They also assist families who qualify for federal assistance programs. And finally, they make food affordable for charitable and government partners. The quality of food and food resources they can spend their limited resource to enhance their programs.

READY, SET, PLANT - Benefiting TreeFolks  –  Cassandra F

Austin Subaru sponsored and volunteer for TreeFolks READY, SET PLANT at Quail Creek in March 2018. TreeFolks's mission is to empower Central Texans to build stronger communities through planting and caring for trees. They engage thousands of volunteers and community groups to plant trees in public parks, preserves, and school yards. TreeFolks partners with the City of Austin to give trees to qualifying Austinites in the urban core through tree giveaways and consulting.

Dining Out for Life 2018  –  Cassandra F

Austin Subaru was a returning sponsor of Dining Out for Life, an annual dining fundraising event raising awareness and money for AIDS service organizations. With a list of over 60 restaurants, participants selected a dining destination for breakfast, lunch, and dinner to help put food on someone else's table. Restaurants across Austin committed to donating a portion of the day's proceeds to fight HIV.

Tailwaggers - Benefiting Austin Pets Alive!  –  Cassandra F

Austin Subaru sponsored Austin Pets Alive!'s Tailwaggers event. We surprised them with a donation from our Share the Love event during the gala $85,000. The second-annual Tailwaggers event combined elements that Austinites love most, from diverse music to nature; the best craft cocktails in town to find vegan cuisine all while raising funds for shelter pets! The neo-gala is named after film legend Bette Davis' annual soirees in the 1930s-40s to raise funds for shelter pets in the Los Angeles area.

Party with a Purpose - Benefiting TCMAF  –  Cassandra F

Austin Subaru was a sponsor for Party with a Purpose benefiting TCMAF. Travis Country Medical Alliance Foundation is a group of physicians and their spouses/partners in Travis County. They help support the medical needs of the following community nonprofits: Austin Children's Shleter, Partnerships for Children, Hospice Austin, Safe Place, St. Louise House, Volunteer Healthcare Clinic & Casa Marianella. TCMAF also helps support political endeavors of the medical community and provides educational, networking, and family events.

Lanier High School Science Book Donation  –  Cassandra F

Through the Subaru Loves Learning Love Promise initiative, our location at Austin Subaru donated 150 science-based books to Lanier High School. We also got a chance to sit down with their principal, Ryan Hopkins, and were in awe of the hard work and dedication they put into making a difference in student's lives. We're so excited that these deserving students will have these new books to spark their evergrowing interesting in science.

Keep Austin Beautiful Day Park & Trail clean up  –  Tabitha T

Each April, Keep Austin Beautiful hosts Keep Austin Beautiful Day (formerly known as Clean Sweep), a county-wide clean up and restoration day spanning 130+ sites in 31 zip codes throughout Austin and Travis County. Austin Subaru was a returning sponsor and led a clean-up at Balcones District Park and Trail. Total, we cleaned up five bags of trash and three bags of recyclables from the trail.

Schrodi Spectacular Canine Poker Fun Run  –  Tabitha T

Austin Subaru was a sponsor of the The Schrodi Fund's Schrodi Spectacular Canine Poker Fun Run December 3, 2017. The Schrodi Fund is a scholarship program that offers top-notch dog training to people with good dogs with undesirable behaviors. The fund's objective is to keep the dogs in their homes and out of shelters. The fund operates exclusively from donations and money raised through its annual fundraiser, Schrodi Spectacular. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need and the nature of the dog's problem behaviors and is open to anyone to apply.

Santa Paws - Benefiting Austin Pets Alive!  –  Tabitha T

An Austin Subaru photo and adoption event! Animal lovers brought their pets to Austin Subaru to get photos with Santa, donated to Austin Pets Alive!, and got the chance to meet some APA! dogs available for adoption. We hosted over 60 dogs, and two cats! Over $6,000 was raised for APA!, and we even had three APA! fosters find their forever homes!

Meals on Wheels - Meal Delivery & Safety Checks  –  Chelsea G

As part of Subaru's Share the Love Campaign, Austin Subaru assisted Meals on Wheels Central Texas with providing nutritious meals, friendly visits, and safety checks to seniors living alone in their homes. This vital support keeps seniors in their own homes, where they want to be. Learn more about the program here:

Paddle for Puppies 2017  –  Austin Subaru T

Austin Subaru held its 6th annual Paddle for Puppies event, benefiting Austin Pets Alive! at Rowing Dock. We are thrilled to have once again raised over $20k for APA!'s Parvo Puppy ICU. To view photos of the event, and to keep up with news of our next event, go to

Puppy Mill Awareness Day 2017  –  Courtney L

Austin Subaru was a returning sponsor for the 8th Annual Puppy Mill Awareness Day event. Puppy Mill Awareness Day is a day dedicated to celebrating the lives of dogs who have survived a horrible experience and those people and organizations that dedicate their time, energy, and resources to reducing abuse and neglect that is associated with the commercialization of dog breeding. Making people aware that Puppy Mills do exist in all shapes and sizes and the awful things that happen to these animals as a result of their existence. PMADTX brings together Central Texas Rescue Groups and supporting organizations in an event setting open to the public to help educate as well as assist people in their search for that wonderful addition to their family. Funds raised go to organizations taking in dogs directly affected from puppy mills for their vet support and care throughout the state of Texas.

Cat-tails and Cocktails for Street Cat Rescue  –  Donna P

Austin Subaru returned as a sponsor for Street Cat Rescue's annual fundraiser at the Caswell House on October 26, 2017. Street Cat Rescue's Mission: - Trap/Neuter/Return (TNR) of stray and feral cats in the Austin,TX area. - Adoptions of socialized cats and kittens from feral cats. - Providing help for sick and injured cats and helping people keep their pets. - Educating/training the public on TNR and the importance of spaying/neutering pets. - Providing a sanctuary for many hard to adopt cats including Leukemia positive cats.

Subaru Loves Pets Adoption Event  –  Mary H

As part of the Subaru Loves Pets campaign, Austin Subaru held an adoption event with Austin Pets Alive! in an effort to help provide some relief for the organization and make some space in their shelters after the influx of dogs displaced by Hurricane Harvey. APA! had several adoptable dogs on site, and two sweet pups were adopted at this event. Check out our video from the day here:

Tailwaggers, benefiting Austin Pets Alive!  –  Mary H

Austin Subaru donated $20,000 as the presenting sponsor for the Tailwaggers non-gala neo-gala benefiting Austin Pets Alive! Tailwaggers was an elegant, casual cocktail and dinner party held at Umlauf Sculpture Garden. The goal was for guests to enjoy the company of friends while raising funds for shelter pets in a fun, no pressure environment which combines art, nature, diverse music, amazing food, and the best craft cocktails in Austin!

2017 Clean Sweep - Keep Austin Beautiful  –  Nicole N

Austin Subaru was a sponsor for Keep Austin Beautiful's 2017 Clean Sweep on April 8. Each April, Keep Austin Beautiful hosts Clean Sweep, a county-wide service day spanning 130+ sites in 31 zip codes throughout Austin and Travis County. The cleanup and project day results in over 26 tons of trash removed by 4,000 plus volunteers who contribute 8,700 combined service hours. Austin Subaru also created a team of volunteers to participate during the clean up.

St. David's Cancer Center Visit  –  Jessye P

On June 29th, Brent Baker, general manager of Austin Subaru, and some of his team delivered blankets, messages of hope and arts and craft kits to St. David’s South Austin Medical Center’s Blood and Bone Marrow Transplant Unit. Brent, having lost someone close to him to blood cancer feels strongly about this campaign to spread love, hope and warmth to patients fighting cancer. The hospital staff and patients were all incredibly grateful and excited to receive the blankets for the second year in a row. The delivery team was able to interact and deliver directly to two blood cancer patients who were there receiving treatment. Jennie Crow (pictured on the far left) received a blanket last year while her son was in the hospital post-transplant for leukemia. Her son is doing great now, but the gesture meant so much to them that she came back this year to help pass them out to current patients. One nurse also talked about how comforting these have been for their patients—some who show up for an hour-long appointment, but are unexpectedly admitted for the night or weekend, with nothing with them. Receiving a soft, warm blanket and message of hope makes the situation more bearable.

9th Annual Fore the Children Golf Tournament  –  Austin T

Austin Subaru was a returning sponsor for Austin Children's Shelter's annual golf tournament fundraiser on September 26, 2016. Austin Subaru is proud to support ACS’s vision to be the safety net for abused and neglected children in Central Texas, and their work to make a lasting difference in the lives of our community’s most vulnerable children.

2016 Paddle for Puppies benefiting APA!  –  Austin S

Austin Subaru held its 5th annual Paddle for Puppies event, benefiting Austin Pets Alive! at Rowing Dock. We are thrilled that this event raised over $20k for APA!'s Parvo Puppy ICU. To view photos of the event, and to keep up with news of our next event, go to

Anchors Away - JNFuture  –  Austin S

Austin Subaru was a returning sponsor for JNFuture's fundraising event on September 25, 2016. JNFuture is the gateway for the next generation to Jewish National Fund (JNF). JNFuture engages and energizes young leaders who are committed to environmentalism and community development in Israel. JNFuture members support and connect to JNF's mission through speakers, special events and trips to Israel.

Amigos en Azul 2016 Golf Tournament  –  Austin S

Austin Subaru was a returning sponsor for the annual Amigos en Azul golf tournament. Amigos en Azul is a police organization dedicated to instilling professionalism in its members and to developing and maintaining trust between police and the Hispanic community.

Puppy Mill Awareness Day 2016  –  Austin S

Austin Subaru was a proud returning sponsor for PMADTX's Puppy Mill Awareness Day event on September 25, 2016. PMADTX is a 501c3 Non-Profit Organization located in Austin, Texas, that is dedicated to driving awareness of Puppy Mills and the related abuse as well as raising monies to assist in providing resources and care that these animals so desperately need. Funds raised from the event went to organizations taking in dogs directly affected from puppy mills for their vet support and care throughout the state of Texas.

National Pit Bull Awareness Day  –  Austin S

Austin Subaru joined Love-A-Bull as a sponsor for its 8th Annual National Pit Bull Awareness Day Festival at Rosewood Park in Austin, TX. Love-A-Bull was organized to educate and to advocate on behalf of the American Pit Bull Terrier, the American Staffordshire Terrier, and the Staffordshire Bull Terrier (all breeds commonly referred to as “pit bulls”) and pit bull mixes.The mission of Love-A-Bull is to promote responsible guardianship and improve the image and lives of pit bull type dogs through community support, education, advocacy, and rescue. Love-A-Bull regularly hosts fun activities, but its main goal is to promote advocacy and education.

GAHCC's 2016 Golf Classic  –  Austin S

Austin Subaru was the returning title sponsor for Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce's annual golf tournament. Established in 1973, the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce's (GAHCC) primary goal is to continue the advancement and progression of a strong and stable economic culture for Hispanic businesses. The Chamber strives to reach these goals by developing business and management skills and bridging access to financial capital and maintaining our cultural values and integrity.

Cat-tails and Cocktails - Street Cat Rescue  –  Austin S

Austin Subaru was a sponsor for Cat-tails and Cocktails on October 28, 2016. This event celebrated the 10-year anniversary of Street Cat Rescue's service to the community and served as a fundraiser. Street Cat Rescue is a 501c(3) non-profit organization that serves the community through Trap/Neuter/Return (TNR) of stray and feral cats in the Austin and surrounding areas, adoptions of socialized cats and kittens from feral cats, providing help for sick and injured cats, and helping people keep their pets. They also do work to educate the public on TNR and the importance of spaying and neutering pets.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society South Central Texas  –  Austin S

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society was selected as the official charity partner for Subaru of America, Inc. Love Promise campaign in June. With this campaign, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society South Central Texas Chapter and Austin Subaru distributed blankets, bracelets, and care cards to oncology patients at St. David's as a symbol of hope.

Farmgrass Fest 2016  –  Austin S

Austin Subaru sponsored Farmgrass Fest on May 14-15, 2016. Farmgrass is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that raises critical, emergency medical funds for Central Texas farmers to keep them happy, healthy and growing year-round. Last year, Farmgrass was able to triple its fundraising from its inaugural year, and granted $5,000 to a farming family struggling to cover costs while battling cancer. The team at Farmgrass is a wonderful group of local bluegrass musicians who work every day to ensure that the farmers they love have access to critical medical funds. Farmgrass Fest is a two-day, fun-filled event full of bluegrass music, great food and good times with awesome people.

Dining Out for Life - AIDS Services of Austin  –  Austin S

Austin Subaru was a sponsor of Dining Out for Life on May 17, 2016. Dining Out For Life is a citywide event where restaurants pledge to give a portion of their proceeds for one day to AIDS Services of Austin. ASA's mission is to enhance the health and well-being of the community and people affected by HIV and AIDS. Their vision is an empowered community committed to healthier lives, free from stigma, for people affected by HIV and AIDS.

Austin Pets Alive! Share the Love Event Check  –  Austin T

We chose Austin Pets Alive! as our hometown charity once again for our 2015 Share the Love Event in December. We presented them a check at the end of the event for $10,888!

LULAC 5th Annual Golf Tournament  –  LULAC A

Austin Subaru was the Title Sponsor for the Austin chapter of League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)'s 5th Annual Golf Tournament. LULAC is a non-profit organization which provides scholarships for area high school students and various other charities. Their mission is to advance the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, housing, health and civil rights of the Hispanic population of the United States.

Austin Child Guidance Center - Trivia Night!  –  Austin Child Guidance Center A

Austin Subaru was the Premier Sponsor of Trivia Night on May 3, 2016. The event was held in honor of Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day and benefited the Austin Child Guidance Center. Austin Child Guidance Center is dedicated to improving children's mental health and serves over 3,000 children and family members regardless of their financial standing. The funds generated from Trivia Night allow Austin Child Guidance Center to continue their important work in the community.

Meals on Wheels Meal Delivery - January 7th, 2016  –  Meals on Wheels and More T

On Thursday, January 7th, Austin Subaru delivered for Meals on Wheels as a part of Subaru's Share the Love campaign. Austin Subaru employees delivered meals and smiles on 4 routes to 28 home-bound older adults in East Austin.

My Pit Bull is My Superhero!  –  Lindsey L

Austin Subaru donated $500 as a sponsor of Love-A-Bull's month-long online campaign, "My Pit Bull is My Superhero!" The campaign was in honor of National Pit Bull Awareness Day, and all proceeds helped the organization achieve its ongoing mission of improving the image and the lives of pit bulls through community support, education, advocacy, and rescue.

2015 Tricks & Treats Gala Benefiting APA!  –  Elizabeth F

On October 25, 2015, Austin Subaru donated $15,000 as the Presenting Sponsor of APA!'s Third Annual Tricks and Treats Gala. The Halloween-themed, black-tie fundraiser featured dinner, cocktails, and a silent and live auction, with all proceeds benefiting APA!

2015 Snout by Snoutwest Dog Festival  –  Austin T

Austin Subaru was a sponsor for this year's Snout By Snoutwest, an annual event which brings together families and their dogs for a day of fun and education. The beneficiary of the proceeds went to Hounds for Heroes, which provides service dogs for veterans who suffer from PTSD, anxiety, and/or depression.

GAHCC Foundation Golf Classic 2012 - 2015  –  Austin S

Austin Subaru has been a sponsor of the GAHCC Foundation Golf Classic from 2012 - 2015. In 2012 and 2013, we donated $7,500, and 2013 - 2015, we donated $8,500. GAHCC Foundation is a non-profit focusing on education advocacy, eliminating the achievement gap, providing scholarships for Hispanic students in the greater Austin area, and promoting workforce development with an educated workforce.

Pedal for Puppies 2010 - 2011  –  Austin S

Pedal for Puppies is an urban charity bike ride that occurred on November 13th, 2010 and October 29, 2011 and benefitted Austin Pets Alive! In 2010, we raised $8,500 and in 2011, we raised $10,492! Highlight and right-click the following links for videos of both events:

Dogtoberfest 2011  –  APA! T

Austin Subaru participated in Dogtoberfest on October 22, 2011 by donating a booth to Austin Pets Alive! The event benefited local dog rescue organizations, and APA! was able to use their booth to set up an area with dogs available for adoption.

Dam That Cancer 2011  –  Austin T

On June 4th, 2011, Austin Subaru sponsored Dam That Cancer, benefiting The Flatwater Foundation. The Flatwater Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides access to mental health services for people who are affected by a cancer diagnosis.

Dog Day Afternoon 2012  –  KLBJ-FM 93.7 T

On April 14th, 2012 Austin Subaru made a donation of $8,650 as the presenting sponsor of KLBJ-FM 93.7's Dog Day Afternoon, which benefitted local Austin dog rescue groups.

Amigos En Azul 2015 Golf Tournament  –  Amigos En Azul T

On October 19th, Austin Subaru was the Hole-in-One sponsor for Amigos En Azul's 2015 golf tournament. Amigos En Azul is a police organization dedicated to instilling professionalism in its members and to developing and maintaining trust between police and the Hispanic community.

6th Annual Puppy Mill Awareness Day  –  Courtney L

Austin Subaru sponsored the 6th Annual Puppy Mill Awareness Day event on September 27, 2015 at Scholz Garten. This free event was held to spread awareness of the abuses of the puppy mill industry and to promote adoptions through rescues and shelters and not shopping in stores for puppies. thank you all for caring and for your continued support!

Fore the Children  –  SAFE Austin T

Austin Subaru sponsored the Fore the Children golf tournament for $9,500. The event was held at the Spanish Oaks Golf Club on September 28th, 2015 and was a fundraiser for Austin Children's Shelter, which is a non-profit organization that provides a safe place for victims of abuse.

Water, Wine and Wonder  –  Arielle L

We sponsored the Jewish National Fund Austin chapter's Water, Wine and Wonder event on September 20, 2015. The event supported the Jewish National Fund's Be'er Sheva River Park project in Israel.

Music for the Soul  –  Kids in a New Groove C

We sponsored Music for the Soul, an annual concert that benefited Kids in a New Groove, an Austin-based non-profit that provides free music mentorship for youth in foster care.

THLN's 5th Annual Wag the Dog Fundraiser  –  Texas Humane Legislation Netwo C

We sponsored Texas Human Legislation Network's 5th Annual Wag the Dog Fundraiser on May 30th, 2015. The event raised $4,000 total, which benefitted the promotion of humane treatment of animals through legislation, education and advocacy.

Paddle for Puppies 2015  –  Austin Pets Alive! P

Austin Subaru's 4th Annual Paddle for Puppies on August 23rd was a huge success! $20,000 was raised for Austin Pets Alive!'s Parvo Program. Highlight and right click the following link to see our Love Promise in action:

Meals on Wheels - Fill a Forester & Meal delivery  –  Meredith M

We had the 2nd annual Fill a Forester contest to gather donations for Meals on Wheels, and then on 4/23/2015 volunteers from the dealership delivered the meal route for east Austin during the Adopt a Day sponsored by Austin Subaru.

Austin Pets Alive - Check presentation  –  Ellen J

We made Austin Pets Alive our hometown charity for Share the Love in 2014. On 4/21/2015 we presented them a check for $13,564.

Car full of food helps feed hungry seniors  –  Meals On Wheels M

Austin Subaru partnered with their local Meals On Wheels organization and was able to fill a Subaru Forester with donations of perishable items for their food drive. A local news station took notice and covered the event for a story.

Wagathon helps support animal shelter's mission  –  Austin P

Austin Subaru has enjoyed a partnership with Austin Pets Alive for almost five years. The mission of Austin Pets Alive is to provide the resources, education and programs needed to eliminate the killing of companion animals. They create and host several events for the benefit of Austin Pets Alive each year. This last year, Austin Subaru hosted the 2013 Wagathon Walkathon and the 2013 Paddle for Puppies. These two events raised $21,585.00 for Austin Pets Alive, and more than 750 people participated. In addition to the two hosted events, Austin Subaru donated another $18,000.00. The partnership was even mentioned in a Huffington Post article about Austin Pets Alive published on 01/03/2014.