We've been nationally recognized for our dedication to our customers, our community, and the Subaru Love Promise.
We're honored to receive the 2023 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.
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.
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 over $28 million to the ASPCA and through Subaru Loves Pets has helped support the rescue, transport, adoption, and well-being of over 230,000 animals across the country.
Subaru and our retailers are committed to protecting and preserving the Earth, not just by our words, but also by our actions.
Since 2018, as part of the Subaru Loves the Earth initiative, Subaru and retailers across the country have partnered with TerraCycle® and have collected over 7 million pieces of hard-to-recycle trash from their communities. Items such as snack bag wrappers, coffee cups, or used cabin air filters from service areas have been diverted from landfills and given a second life by TerraCycle when it is converted into durable furniture and other usable items.
It's our goal to make the pursuit of knowledge available to as many minds as possible.
Since 2015 Subaru, in partnership with the American Association for the Advancement Science, donated over 369,000 award-winning science books. In addition, through our partnerships with Staples and Adoptaclassroom.org we supported teachers and students with donations of $400,000 in gift cards and school supplies.
In a perfect world, hunger would be history and hope would be commonplace. We believe a perfect world is possible.
In 2020, Subaru and its retailers made a donation to Feeding America to provide 50 million meals to help feed people in need during the COVID-19 crisis,* making meals available at 199 local food banks across the country.
*$1 helps provide at least 10 meals secured by Feeding America on behalf of local member food banks.
We should all have a chance to lead a healthy life. We're aiming to give as many people that chance as we can.
Since 2016, Subaru and its retailers have partnered with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to donate over 167,000 blankets and 21,500 arts & crafts kits and reached nearly 150,000 patients in more than 780 hospitals nationwide.
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.
Subaru and Pine Belt 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.
Our Love Promise story continues to be successful with Pine Belt Subaru of Lakewood. We have had an adoption by one of their sales associates whose wife is also a Pine Belt employee. So we are happily keeping dogs in the Pine Belt Family! Pine Belt Subaru was a Platinum sponsor at our annual Comedy Night. Several store employees attended this event and helped make the night successful. Under new general management, who is a past adopter from PYP, we continued to have our October adoption event in the showroom. One of our pups was adopted as a result of this event. Subaru provided many Subaru themed toys for all the pets and pet owners who visited, along with Subaru leashes, collars, bandannas and more. They continue to advocate for our pups and some of the employees are actively seeking to adopt from us.
Michael T is awesome job, he and I been text update for order new 2022 Subaru Ascent. I arrived to see big eye lovely green. I m satisfied third owner Alexander Bogajevski
My wife and I bought our first Subaru Forester in October 2021 from Pine Belt Subaru Lakewood. We were fortunate to have a wonderful salesperson named Anthony Santiago. When it came time to buy our second Forester there was no question where to go or whom to ask for. Anthony Santiago is very knowledgeable and professional. The whole dealership was a pleasure to work with.
Lifelong Subaru customers, Scott Musich and his wife, began their car search with patient expectations as they knew that the inventory was low and they should be proactive about their search. Coming from a long line of Subaru’s, they knew that they wanted to keep the reliability of their previous cars, but add more luxury. They met with our Love Promise Champion, Alexis Meroney, who showed them different models but after all was said and done, they shared her love for the Outbacks and purchased one with her a couple weeks after they initially met. Upon taking delivery of the car, the couple shared photos of their lively puppy who was missing one leg but had no idea! He was very active, loved to play, and was very excited for the new adventures in their Subaru Outback. Alexis saw an opportunity to gift the family a Subaru Pet Ramp so that their puppy, Ringo, could get in and out of the car with ease! They were so excited and grateful and they continue to show their appreciation to the dealership and Subaru for an awesome car buying experience with an extra surprise!
The worst possible life for a dog is to sit in a shelter wondering if anyone will save them, give them a loving home and care for them for the rest of their lives. At Pick Your Paw Animal Rescue, we strive to rescue as many dogs as we possibly can and find them their perfect, loving, forever home. That is why, with extreme gratitude, we want to thank Pinebelt Subaru for inviting Pick Your Paw Animal Rescue to participate in their October 30th Pet Adoption event. Since PYP is a foster based rescue, we do not always have the opportunity to showcase are beloved dogs, and Marsha, Pumpkin and Charlie were so thrilled to be part of this exciting day. Each puppy enjoyed mingling with all of the attendees (and giving them “kisses” too), appreciated the treats provided, and loved walking around Pinebelt Subaru so they could say hello to all the two and four legged dog lovers that walked in their path. In addition, the pet relaxation location provided our pups with comfort and a place to rest. Charlie especially loved taking a break here by hanging out with his foster family and playing with all of the toys that Subaru provided. We are happy to report that as a result of this event, Marsha is pending adoption. We did receive many applications for Pumpkin and Charlie, however, they are still looking for their forever homes. Pumpkin (pictured) is an adorable 4-month-old mixed breed female who is settling in nicely with her foster family. She is sweet, fun, dog friendly crate trained, gives lots of kisses and is ridiculously cute. Pumpkin is super excited to find her forever home. Could that be you? Charlie is 11 months old and is such a good boy. He is dog and kid friendly and is house and crate trained. He is a medium size dog and is looking to settle into his new forever home as soon as a perfect match is found. How can anyone resist such a sweet boy? Both Pumpkin and Charlie are up to date on their vaccinations, microchipped and will be spayed/neutered. If you are interested in any of our pups, please complete an adoption application which can be found at http://pickyourpaw.org/adopt/. We have many other dogs that are looking for their forever homes, so please visit our website at http://pickyourpaw.org/available-dogs/ if you are interested in seeing all of the cuteness that is available. Please check frequently since new dogs are added all the time. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you Pinebelt Subaru for the invitation to this amazing event and letting us showcase pups.
Caregiver Canines had a great time at Pine Belt Subaru celebrating Halloween! 10 of our therapy dogs joined in with rescue groups to bring some fun to the customers and employees of Pine Belt Subaru. Decked out in costumes from angels to super heroes our Caregiver Canines made the rounds and greeted everyone, especially the kids! We are so honored to be included in the Subaru Love Promise Program and we hope to keep "Sharing the Love" with Pine Belt Subaru!
Caregiver Canines is proud to once again be the recipient of the Subaru Love Promise Award from Pine Belt Subaru in Lakewood. Their generous donation has allowed us to make sure our volunteers are well protected during the pandemic with PPE. This has allowed our visits to continue to bring joy to the seniors in our community, request for pet therapy visiting among the homebound seniors in our community has more than double this year. The pandemic is still affecting our lonely and vulnerable seniors and these visits are not only a fun social visit but studies have shown that weekly visits from a therapy dog can vastly improve mood and overall health. For people that no longer have a pet but wish to, these visits are perfect and aid in combating feelings of isolation and loneliness. Our trusted canine companions visit once a week for an hour and dispense their love, friendship, and affection instantaneously. Through the support we receive from the Pine Belt Subaru Share the Love event we are able to recruit and train more therapy dogs to serve our community to meet the growing need. We appreciate the hard work and dedication that Subaru and the Pine Belt family puts into this event. We look forward to another great year of Sharing the Love!
We are so grateful to Pine Belt Subaru and their amazing staff who supported our hometown charity, Ocean of Love, Inc. in our most recent fundraising event! Their Love Promise Champion, Alexis Meroney, reached out in early April with plans to put together a local Beach Clean-Up that would directly support our mission to help families battling childhood cancer through monetary donations! The event made such a positive impact on our environment and brought the community together to help protect the endangered turtle eggs, remove plastics and garbage from our beaches, and support local families in need. With over 100 people coming out to support this Pine Belt Subaru Love Promise Event, we were able to remove 3 large garbage bags full of trash and 2 bags full of recyclables while raising $2,000 for our charity! It was so wonderful to see the support from not only a local car dealership but also members of Subaru of America, who took time out of their busy schedule to come out and support this amazing cause! They truly live up to their motto of being “More Than A Car Company!” With the help of these donations, we were able to continue financially supporting families battling childhood cancer by covering things like monthly bills, groceries, and unforeseen expenses! Ocean of Love, Inc. is so grateful for their efforts and we are looking forward to future partnerships with Pine Belt Subaru! From our family to yours, Thank you!
The Pine Belt Subaru Share the Love program has made a positive impact on child passenger safety in Ocean County. Throughout 2020, Safe Kids Ocean/Monmouth, which is led by Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus (MMCSC), continued to work to prevent and reduce childhood injury through education and by providing safety equipment to families in need. Our team of nurses and health educators collaborated with the Ocean County Health Department Women, Infant and Children (WIC) Office, which enabled the team to identify families with a demonstrated financial and material need for a car seat(s). Once a needs assessment was given, determine the appropriate size(s)seat, families were directed to an Ocean County Child Passenger Safety Seat Program. There a Certified CPS technician provided parents and caregivers with a one-on-one tutorial demonstration of the proper installation and instructional use of their specific child safety seat(s) ensuring that the latest car seat guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the NHTSA were being followed.
MMC SOUTHERN CAMPUS /PINEBELT SUBARUSHARE THE LOVE CHARITY PROGRAM 2020 The Pine Belt Subaru Share the Love program has made a positive impact on child passenger safety in Ocean County. Throughout 2020, Safe Kids Ocean/Monmouth, which is led by Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus (MMCSC), continued to work to prevent and reduce childhood injury through education and by providing safety equipment to families in need. Our team of nurses and health educators collaborated with the Ocean County Health Department Women, Infant and Children (WIC) Office, which enabled the team to identify families with a demonstrated financial and material need for a car seat(s). Once a needs assessment was given, determine the appropriate size(s) seat, families were directed to an Ocean County Child Passenger Safety Seat Program. There a Certified CPS technician provided parents and caregivers with a one-on-one tutorial demonstration of the proper installation and instructional use of their specific child safety seat(s) ensuring that the latest car seat guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the NHTSA were being followed.
Caregiver Canines®, visiting therapy dog program, and Pine Belt Subaru of Lakewood have been sharing the love even amidst the current pandemic. As the recipients of the 2019 Share The Love event we were able to provide over 2000 hours of therapy dog visits to our community of homebound senior citizens in Ocean and Monmouth Counties. With the money awarded we were able to recruit and train even more therapy dog teams now done completely virtually, provide all our volunteers with insurance to keep their dogs safe when they are out volunteering in the community and equip all volunteers with PPE. Caregiver Canines® is honored to have been chosen again as a partner of Subaru. Our clients have been even more isolated due to Covid-19 public health crisis. Weekly therapy dog visits are often the highlight of their very lonely days. Pine Belt Subaru and the Subaru brand understand the important role that dogs play in the everyday lives of people all over the world and we are proud to be a partner in the fight to end loneliness during these uncertain times by Sharing The Love in the year ahead.
Our Love Promise Story Our story started at an annual pet adoption event at Pine Belt Subaru in Lakewood. An employee volunteered to be a foster for one of our dogs. Pine Belt Subaru allowed this dog to come to work with foster mom as part of our partnership. The dog was part of the PB Subaru family and regularly greeted and interacted with customers and employees. After a successful adoption, the employee continued to foster other dogs who ultimately were adopted. All dogs were adopted by either a Pine Belt employee or customer. All dogs also rode to work every day in a Subaru! Pine Belt Subaru was extremely instrumental in finding homes for four of our dogs by allowing these dogs to be on site and visible. Our pets received the ultimate benefit from this partnership as our agency received exposure by our pets being visible to the Subaru community. This also allowed more people to learn about us and visit our website to inquire about other animals available for adoption. Our first dog to be fostered by PB Subaru did not respond to her name, so foster mom named her “Subi”, in honor of Subaru, which she immediately responded to. This dog was indeed a true Subaru fan and lover! We continue to receive updates on all the adopted dogs, as they regularly visit Subaru when their parents come for service/parts/sale. Former foster mom lets us know she saw them and sends new pictures and updates on their lives. Attached are pictures of all the dogs hanging out in the booth at work at Subaru
On Oct 17th, Mr. Concord visited Crawford Rodriguez Elementary School in Jackson, NJ and generously donated books to the Library and Staff. Students were very excited about the new books and couldn't wait to read and explore these new titles. We can't thank Subaru enough! These new books will be a help to both students and teachers!
On Monday, June 17th, representatives from Pine Belt Subaru delivered warmth and hope to Monmouth Medical Center’s Southern Campus where patients are receiving local care for cancer. The delivery was met by enthusiastic hospital staff including Sarah Manning, Patient Care Director- Outpatient Infusion, and Victoria Rivas, Patient Navigator as well as Stacy Kreizman, Senior Patient Access Manager at the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Hospital staff shared how grateful they are for local donations to their patients as it helps those facing a cancer diagnosis remember that people are thinking about them and caring enough to brighten their day just a little bit. The staff also expressed how much they love being able to hand a patient having a rough day a blanket and a craft kit they can use for therapeutic art as well.
Pine Belt Subaru on Rt. 88 in Lakewood went to the dogs on Saturday, June 1st! The therapy dogs from Caregiver Canines Home Visiting Therapy Dog Program, part of Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey, were on hand to meet and greet the public during the “A Lot To Love” event. Caregiver Canines® was chosen by Pine Belt Subaru as their Hometown Charity for 2019 because of the great service and connection they provide to Seniors, Caregivers and Veterans. With each Subaru sold during the promotion Subaru will donate a portion back to Caregiver Canines®. The event was attended by Pine Belt customers as well as the general public. 25 Caregiver Canine therapy dog teams were out and about in the parking lot as well as the showroom greeting everyone and sharing their love. There were visits from the Lakewood Police Department and two K9 Teams from the Ocean County Sheriff’s Office. “Caregiver Canines® is honored to be partnering with a community minded company like Pine Belt. Our program brings such joy to home bound seniors in Ocean and Monmouth Counties. Being recognized by Pine Belt means so much to our organization and our volunteers”, says Danielle Maley, Caregiver Canines® Manager. “The dogs love all the attention, this is their job and they love to be around people.” If you would like more information about the Caregiver Canines® Program please call 732-505-2273, email [email protected] or visit them on Facebook @Caregiver Canines.
Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus (MMCSC), in partnership with Safe Kids Ocean/Monmouth, is working to prevent and reduce childhood injury through education and by providing safety equipment to families in need. Our team of nurses, health educators, and dedicated volunteers provide education to our communities. We are excited to include Pine Belt Subaru in Lakewood as one of our education sites! Our health educators will train the sales staff in providing child safety education when introducing customers to their new Subaru vehicles. In addition, MMCSC health coaches will attend a family fun day at Pine Belt Subaru, educating participants in child safety and working with the community to keep kids safe from injuries. Most people are surprised to learn preventable injuries are the #1 killer of kids in the United States!
On June 26th, Subaru employees delivered blankets to patients at Monmouth Medical Center. These blankets represent warmth and hope to the patients and remind them that Subaru employees are keeping them in their thoughts.
Pine Belt Subaru was given the opportunity to deliver warmth through donating blankets right in their community to the Lakewood campus of Monmouth Medical. The nurses who received them were overwhelmed with appreciation and starting handing them out right away to their patients. The picture that is included is the donation in front of their Survivor Quilt Wall where patients write and share messages of hope.
Students at Taunton School receive additional items from Bill Taylor of Pine Belt Subaru to help complete our wildlife habitat. The First Grade students planted last week and are amazed each day at how the garden is growing.
This year in our Love Pets segment of the year, Pine Belt Subaru joined in with their local animal shelter. This year we were privileged to give several beds, bowls, baggies, and bandannas to loving animals that need warm homes this winter. We would like to thank Project Director Jaime McLachlan for taking in the donation. We hope to have many years of donations for this wonderful establishment in Ocean County New Jersey.
Join us in our Subaru Loves Learning initiative during the month of August! We are partnering with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in donating science books to Point Pleasant High School. All of the books that will be donated have been recognized by AAAS as some of the best science books in their field. Contact us to learn more information.
We would like to thank our customers for participating in our EWaste Recycling Event during the month of April. With your help, we were able to prevent 2,090 lbs of carbon emissions from polluting the atmosphere. This is equivalent to saving 81 trees, 356 gallons of gasoline, 3,030 plastic bottles, and 13,936 aluminum cans. Thank you for helping strengthen the Subaru Love Promise!
Throughout the month of April, we are hosting an E-Waste Recycling Event in our store to collect unwanted electronics. We've arranged to work with a company who will responsibly collect, re-purpose, and recycle your electronic waste . Help us protect our environment. Just show up with your E-Waste and we'll do the rest! The first 50 customers who contribute will receive a complementary environmental badge of ownership. We will accept: LCD Monitors, Cell Phones, Laptops, Tablets, CRTs up to 40", Video Games/Consoles, Fax Machines, DVD/VCR Players, Printers, Computer Peripherals, Switches/Routers, Cords and Wires.
The Pine Belt Family participated in a Relay for Life Luncheon in conjunction with the American Cancer Society. It was a celebration for cancer survivors. Our volunteers created delicious sweet treats to commemorate the day. A special thank you goes out to Peggy Dennis, Survivor Chair from the American Cancer Society for the local area of Brick and Toms River, NJ.
The Pine Belt Subaru family organized a day of fun in the sun for the Point Pleasant Borough Lacrosse Team. The surrounding communities came by and supported the fundraiser that helped fund the team with new equipment and uniforms. The school just adopted the sport in this part of Ocean county and hopefully we will see many years of fun and competitive filled matches!