The 2021 Subaru Love Promise Community Commitment Award

The 2021 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 2021 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.

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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 Thomas Cumberland Subaru dedicated locally to the Love Promise?

Our Love Promise can be seen in various partnerships with local charities and non-profits. We're grateful for the opportunity, not only to be a part of our community, but to serve it as well.

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Did Thomas Cumberland Subaru 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 Thomas Cumberland Subaru

Subaru and Thomas Cumberland 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

Thomas Subaru Helps Local Students - Emily W

Thomas Subaru proudly supported classrooms and students at Westmar Middle School through Subaru of America’s initiative, Subaru Loves Learning, in August. By working with AdoptAClassroom.org, Thomas Subaru was able to provide resources to 6 Westmar Middle School classrooms, so teachers could purchase materials and tools their students need to succeed. In conjunction with Subaru Loves Learning, Thomas Subaru also hosted a Back-to-School Backpack Drive to further help local students in need. Backpacks filled with supplies were dropped off to Allegany County Public Schools for distribution throughout the county.

Thomas Subaru Helps Local Students

Share the Love Event 2020-Allegany County HRDC - Wendolyn M

As the designated Community Action Agency (CAA) and Area Agency on Aging for Allegany County, Maryland, the Allegany County Human Resources Development Commission, Inc. (HRDC) was honored to be named the Hometown Charity by Thomas Cumberland Subaru and Subaru of America, Inc. for the 2020 Share the Love Event. The mission of HRDC is to eliminate social and economic barriers to promote individual and community stability through services, advocacy, and collaboration. In 2020, HRDC celebrated its 55th year of continuous operation for the non-profit organization, and with funding received from a variety of sources including Federal, State, Local Government, private funds and donations, such as the Share the Love Event, HRDC was able to provide needed services to 24,394 residents. Throughout the COVID 19 Pandemic and with the support from the Subaru Share the Love Event the dedicated staff of Allegany County HRDC continued to provide much needed essential services to the residents of Allegany County through our numerous programs providing housing and community resources, child and family services, as well as services provided to the aged and disabled. Thank you Thomas Cumberland Subaru for your consideration, compassion shown and support given to Allegany County HRDC.

Share the Love Event 2020-Allegany County HRDC

Thomas Spreads Warmth to the Community - Emily W

Thomas Subaru donated 80 blankets to the Union Rescue Mission of Western Maryland, which provides shelter and hot meals to those in need in the Cumberland area. As we enter the season of giving and as nights get colder, Thomas Subaru wanted to do their part in making a difference to those who need help. In November, as part of Subaru Loves to Help, Subaru and it's retailers donated 50,000 blankets to homeless shelters across the country.

Thomas Spreads Warmth to the Community

TC Team Walks Shelter Dogs! - Emily W

The team at Thomas volunteered to walk shelter dogs from Allegany County Animal Shelter on National Make a Dog's Day, October 22nd. The pups were thrilled to get some exercise in the area surrounding the shelter, as well as lots of love and treats. Allegany County Animal Shelter welcomes volunteers to take part in their various programs to get the dogs out and about!

TC Team Walks Shelter Dogs!

Share the Love 2019 - Cathy G

Thomas Cumberland Subaru and Subaru of America, Inc. through the Share the Love Event cared enough and reached out to help children. Thomas Cumberland Subaru and The Children’s League joined in working together to make a difference in the lives of children. The proceeds from the Subaru Share the Love Event gave tremendous financial support to The League and their mission of caring for and serving children with a focus on special needs. Being passionate about children and compassionate about their care is what The Children’s League is all about. Through the Share the Love Event Thomas Cumberland Subaru mirrored that same compassion and love for children. Their support helped The Children’s League in caring for over 500 children in 2019. Children with an orthopedic, cerebral palsy, cleft lip/palate, speech-language disorder or physical therapy need are served and cared for at The League. Seeing that happen each and every day makes caring for children so very special, but being able to make that happen each and every day makes The Children’s League who we are today. Because of the financial support from Thomas Cumberland Subaru and the Share the Love Event, The League was able to continue what they love to do and that is caring for and serving children. Thank you Thomas Cumberland Subaru for reaching out, for caring, and for supporting The Children’s League.

Share the Love 2019

Monumental Music! - Emily W

This year for Presidents' Day, Thomas Subaru in Cumberland hosted a Drive 4UR Cause Event, where a simple test drive helped raise money for local high school music programs. A total of $10,000 was donated around the region between all 4 Thomas Automotive dealerships. The event generated a lot of buzz and it was wonderful to see the community turnout in support of their desired high school band program. Thomas Subaru in Cumberland proudly presented checks to Allegany High School, Fort Hill High School, Frankfort High School, Keyser High School and Mountain Ridge High School. What a great way to give back to the communities the dealership serves!

Monumental Music!

Community Pet Vaccination & Adoption Event - Emily W

On Saturday, August 24th 2019, Thomas Subaru of Cumberland opened it's doors to offer free rabies vaccinations and microchips to pets in need in the community. A strong partnership with the Allegany County Animal Shelter and an on-site vet, Dr. Kara Miller, helped make this event possible. The showroom was completely filled with eager owners excited for the chance to care for their pets at this free event. Light refreshments, free pet ID tags, adoptable dogs and cats from the shelter and more were also available. Over 75 pets received rabies vaccinations with some being microchipped as well. It was a successful event that Thomas Subaru of Cumberland was happy to offer to the community!

Community Pet Vaccination & Adoption Event

Thomas Cumberland Delivers Warmth to Schwab Center - Jillian J

On Monday, July 8th, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Maryland Chapter and Thomas Cumberland Subaru had the pleasure of delivering 80 blankets to the Schwab Family Cancer Center as part of the Subaru Loves To Care program. These comforting gifts were accompanied by personalized messages of hope written by the customers and staff of Thomas Subaru of Cumberland, as well as over 200 tote bags. Representatives from Thomas Cumberland, the Western Maryland Health System, and the Maryland Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society were present during the blanket delivery. Thomas Cumberland General Manager, Shelly Gray, and her team from Subaru had the honor of hand-delivering blankets and messages of hope to patients in the infusion center of the Schwab building. It was also especially meaningful for LLS Campaign Manager and non-Hodgkin survivor Jillian Joseph, and LLS Volunteer Margaret “Penny” Campbell, to be a part of the delivery – Penny is both a former WMHS employee and blood cancer patient. This incredible act of generosity was warmly received by WMHS Foundation’s Development Coordinator, Lisa Hout, Executive Director of Cancer Services, Ben Kosewski, and Schwab Family Cancer Center staff members Nicki Thompson and Justin Dom. Many thanks to everyone at Thomas Cumberland Subaru and the Schwab Center not only for a memorable day, but for supporting LLS’s mission to cure blood cancers and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Maryland Chapter
Thomas Cumberland Delivers Warmth to Schwab Center

Share the Love 2018 - Emily W

On April 16, 2019, Thomas Subaru of Cumberland was honored to present the 2018 Subaru Share the Love check to The Holding Hands for Haley Foundation. The donation from the event was the single largest monetary donation the Foundation has received. It's a wonderful feeling to share support and love within the community! Pictured: Shelly Gray of Thomas Subaru, Tom Dunnington of Subaru of America, and Buddy House and Angie Patterson of The Holding Hands for Haley Foundation.

Share the Love 2018

Test Drive Event to Fight Pediatric Cancer! - Emily W

Thomas Subaru of Cumberland teamed up with The Holding Hands for Haley Foundation to host a test drive event at the dealership. The Holding Hands for Haley Foundation is a local organization that provides hope for families of children fighting cancer by raising awareness and funds for research. During the event, Thomas Subaru of Cumberland made a donation to the foundation for each test drive that occurred. It was a great day of raising money and awareness to help fight pediatric cancer! To find out how you can help make a difference, visit The Holding Hands for Haley Foundation online: http://www.holdinghandsforhaleyfoundation.org/

Test Drive Event to Fight Pediatric Cancer!