The 2018 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 2018 Subaru Love Promise Customer and Community Commitment Award. This award nationally recognizes elite Subaru retailers who provide an exceptional customer experience at every interaction with Subaru. These retailers have also demonstrated an outstanding commitment to supporting passions and causes in their local communities in important areas such as the environment, community, health, education, and pets.

The 2018 Subaru Love Promise Customer and Community Commitment Award

What is the Subaru Love Promise?

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

The Subaru Love Promise Community Commitment

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

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

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

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

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

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

Subaru Loves Pets

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Subaru Loves The Earth

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Subaru Loves Learning

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Subaru Loves to Help

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Subaru Loves to Care

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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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

How is Shingle Springs Subaru dedicated locally to the Love Promise?

Our Subaru Love Promise extends back to 1989, when we became a Subaru Retailer. Our support has always been quiet and understated, with a willingness to help the community in many ways. From the El Dorado County Sherrifs Dept K9 Unit, El Dorado County Fire Departments K9 unit as well and our latest partnership with JDRF (Junior Diabetes Research Foundation). Along with the local Boy Scouts, Girls Scouts and endless childrens sports teams. Our position is that we do not give to the community becasue we can, rather because we want to. We are fortunate enough to live and work in the greatest county in the entire State of California, along with having the pleasure to do business with the greatest clientele on earth. Thank you to the over 25,000 client friends that we have been able to serve over the years... Bryant McCarver General Manager Shingle Springs Subaru

El Dorado County Sheriff's K9 Unit, El Dorado Fire District Arson K9 Unit
El Dorado County Fire District K-9 Unit, El Dorado County Veterans Memorial Fund
JDRF-Junior Diabetes Research Foundation

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Love Promise Stories from Shingle Springs Subaru

Buckeye Bobcats Love Books!  –  K M

Buckeye Bobcats Love Books!

Our K-5 school is in the Sierra Foothills of CA and we were honored to receive 150 books from our local Shingle Springs Subaru. I can't tell you how excited the teachers were and the kids faces just lit up! We are a Title 1 school and try very hard to enrich the lives of our students with the love of reading in order that they may excel to their fullest in life. Thank you for this wonderful donation, Subaru!

Many Blankets, Craft Kits Donated to Marshall  –  Erica B

Many Blankets, Craft Kits Donated to Marshall

On July 17, 2018, Carmen, Kathy and Erica of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) met with Pete and Dave of Shingle Springs Subaru to deliver 80 blankets, 10 arts and craft kits, and many care cards and reusable bags to Marshall Cancer Resource Center. This was the third year in a row that LLS and Subaru were able to partner together to bring hope, warmth and comfort to cancer patients in greater Sacramento. They were joined by a local Honored Hero, Grayson, and his family, who also drives a Subaru! Everyone got to hang out with Max, the therapy dog, and mingled with Megan and her staff. LLS and Subaru even got a quick tour of the infusion center, which one of the LLS staff members thought was one of the best infusion centers she’s ever seen! LLS enjoyed being able to continue this partnership with Shingle Springs Subaru and Marshall and hope to be able to continue donating blankets to cancer patients at this hospital in the coming years! We couldn’t do this without Subaru’s support – thank you!

Shingle Springs Subaru Fund Type1 Diabetes Research  –  Stacy W

Shingle Springs Subaru Fund Type1 Diabetes Research

Shingle Springs Subaru raised $58,000 in support of the JDRF mission to accelerate life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent, and treat type 1 diabetes (T1D) and its complications. “The continued support of companies like Shingle Springs Subaru is essential to the progression of type 1 diabetes research,” said Dawn Angelo, Executive Director. “Donations like this allow JDRF to continue to provide funding to scientists who work to unlock the science for a cure.” A supporter of the JDRF Northern California Inland Chapter, Shingle Springs Subaru selected JDRF as their Hometown Charity during the Subaru Share the Love Event. The $58k gift was first announced to over 300 attendees at the JDRF One Party Gala held on Friday, May 11, 2018 and was leveraged to help raise even more funds during the event by matching dollar for dollar guest contributions. With the funds from Subaru the Northern California Inland Chapter had a record-breaking year raising over $350,000 at the event. For more than 45 years JDRF has funded vital research, which has resulted in life-changing drugs, treatments and devices, many of which have moved into clinical trials and real-world testing. Today, JDRF is the world’s leading funder and supporter of T1D research. JDRF is the only organization with both the vision and the strategic research plan to end T1D. “We support JDRF’s ongoing efforts to find a cure for type 1 diabetes and to improve the lives of those who currently live with this disease,” said Bryant McCarver, Executive General Manager of Shingle Springs Subaru. Affecting over 1.25 million Americans, T1D is an autoimmune disease in which a person’s pancreas stops producing insulin, a hormone that enables people to get energy from food. People with T1D must administer insulin multiple times every day to survive. Because there is no cure or existing methods of prevention for T1D, continued investments in promising research are needed to put an end to T1D and its devastating complications. Because of Subaru’s support, JDRF is able to advance vital research to help improve the lives of those living with type one diabetes. We are so grateful for the contributions made to JDRF through the Subaru Share the Love campaign because it helps millions affected by T1D live a longer, happier, healthier life!

El Dorado County Veterans Scholarship Fund  –  Barbara B

El Dorado County Veterans Scholarship Fund

The El Dorado County Veterans Monument Scholarship Fund is grateful to the team at Shingle Springs Subaru and the Subaru Corporation for generously supporting our non-profit through their Share the Love event. From the outset, it was a pleasure dealing with Shingle Springs Subaru. The sales people and staff are all so enthusiastic and Bryant McCarver, General Manager, gave us the opportunity to tell the sales team about the ways in which our nonprofit helps local veterans – through scholarships to children of veterans pursuing higher education and by providing scholarships and other support to veterans (books, gas money, etc.) who are returning to college, in fact, some of the sales people are veterans! It was refreshing to work with a company that does so much for local non-profits… they really do Share the Love!!

Blanket Delivery to Local Blood Cancer Patients  –  Erica B

Blanket Delivery to Local Blood Cancer Patients

Erica Brown, Lezlie Hayes and Jenaye Shepherd attended the Shingle Springs Subaru blanket drop off on Tuesday, June 27. They met with Megan Buchanan and her cancer center staff inside the Cancer Resource Center. Upon arrival, they learned that the Subaru staff were already escorted into the Infusion Room to give a blanket to one of the hospital’s cancer patients that was undergoing chemotherapy. She had her old Subaru blanket from last year already keeping her warm, but she was smiling from ear to ear when she received a brand new blanket (that is now machine washable!) Subaru had a chance to talk to the woman and her friend, and LLS staff were so happy that Subaru was able to have that experience when they had thought that opportunity would not be possible. When everyone left the Infusion Room, LLS staff got to know more of the hospital staff. The hospital staff were very grateful to have been selected to receive the 80 blankets, 10 craft kits and several care cards. Marshall Cancer Services followed up with a thank you card to LLS staff. In the card they mentioned "We have also been able to give a little girl a craft kit and you would think she had won the lottery!" Everyone enjoyed their time during this drop off, and we even got to take a picture with the cancer center dog! Read the hospital's story here:

donations  –  barbara d


i was impressed with the way our sales and service people handled the purchase of my Outback. it was a very rainy day and they did everything they could to be patient and helpful. The donations to the national park service and veterans memorial were icing on the cake. I brought my daughter with me to show her how difficult buying a car can be, but it turned out to be very easy this time.

John M. Studebaker Wheelbarrow Races  –  Bryant M

John M. Studebaker Wheelbarrow Races

Shingle Springs Subaru is proud to sponsor the 72nd running Wheelbarrow Races at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds. Not only are the races a thrill to watch, but are a part of El Dorado County's history. Thank you to the town of Placerville for keeping these races alive throughout the years.

Bringing Butterflies To The Garden  –  Denyse O

Bringing Butterflies To The Garden

The students at Gold River Discovery Center would like to thank Shingle Springs Subaru for bringing butterflies to our school garden! The Butterfly Heroes Program has given these students an opportunity to talk about the importance of butterflies as pollinators. The students have enjoyed planting these native plants within the garden and love watering and caring for them. Thank you Shingle Springs Subaru for giving the Gold River Discovery Center Miners an opportunity to be Butterfly Heroes!

Share the Love Event- Dana B.  –  Claire B

Share the Love Event-  Dana B.

Our amazing family friend Bryant McCarver and his dealership Shingle Springs Subaru chose our local JDRF chapter as their local charity during the 'Subaru Share the Love Event' in honor of Madeline. These amazing guys raised almost $34,000 dollars for our JDRF Inland Chapter during the holiday season alone!! Experiencing others supporting our cause in such a dedicated way is overwhelming! Type 1 Diabetes is a very isolating disease, and people like this remind us how loving and caring our friends and community can be!!

The Butterfly Heroes Program  –  Claire B

The Butterfly Heroes Program

Did you know the monarch population in the United States has declined by more than 90 percent in recent years? For the month of April, Shingle Springs Subaru is partnering with the National Wildlife Foundation for the Butterfly Heroes Program. Butterfly Heroes seeks to bring awareness to the declining population and connect our community of gardeners and kids, families, and schools alike to help the monarchs and other pollinators. Creating monarch and pollinator habitat is a wonderful opportunity for observing one of nature's most miraculous occurrences. The unique transformation the monarch butterfly undergoes during its lifecycle from egg, caterpillar (larva), chrysalis to the delicate yet resilient butterfly is wonderfully intriguing for students and teachers alike. Shingle Springs Subaru will have a butterfly habitat planter on site and be giving away seed kits. Stop in and check it out. We also encourage you to be a butterfly hero and grow your own butterfly habitat at home. It's a great activity for the kids or grandkids!

El Dorado County Fire District K-9 Unit  –  Brandon M

El Dorado County Fire District K-9 Unit

We thank Shingle Springs Subaru for becoming a partner of The El Dorado County Professional Firefighter's Association in Subaru's the Share the Love Event. Shingle Springs Subaru helped us to raise quite a bit of money in creating a donation for every new car sale to help support our Accelerant K9 Program. Our K9, Percy, is a 2 year old Lab/Pointer mix that was rescued from a shelter and placed into a training program to detect if accelerants are present at a fire scene. Percy is used through El Dorado County and at the request of other fire departments in neighboring communities and counties to assist fire investigators in searching for accelerants at fire scenes. The program is solely funded through community donations. Donations help pay for routine veterinary checkups, food and equipment. This is a great partnership that we cherish and are thankful to be a part of with Shingle Springs Subaru.

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