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 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. 


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

Since 2018, Subaru has partnered with TerraCycle.  Participating Subaru retailers collect hard-to-recycle trash that was headed to local landfills. We collect approximately 2 tons of this hard-to-recycle trash monthly, which will be converted to furnishings and other usable items and donated locally.


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 277,600 award-winning science books.  In addition, through our partnerships with Staples and we supported teachers and students with donations of S400,000 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. 

How is AutoNation Subaru Hunt Valley 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.

Baltimore Humane Society
National Aquarium
Padonia International Elementary
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer
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Love Promise Stories from AutoNation Subaru Hunt Valley

Subaru and AutoNation Subaru Hunt Valley 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

AutoNation Hunt Valley Delivers Warmth to Patients  –  Jillian J

On Wednesday, July 24th, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Maryland Chapter and AutoNation Subaru Hunt Valley had the pleasure of delivering 80 blankets and hundreds of tote bags to the Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children’s Center at Johns Hopkins 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 AutoNation Subaru in Hunt Valley. Representatives from AutoNation Subaru, the Bloomberg Children’s Center at Hopkins, and the Maryland Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society were all present during the blanket delivery. Special guests and LLS Volunteers, Maura Kilner and her daughter, Meaghan Kilner, were present for the delivery. Meaghan is a 2-time survivor of Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and took part in a cutting-edge clinical trial at Hopkins starting in November of 2017. She received high-dose chemotherapy, a stem cell transplant and a bone marrow transplant. During her trial, this high school sophomore rallied a team of her friends and family to participate in the National Capital Area’s Student of the Year Campaign. Meaghan is currently in remission but has frequent follow up visits at Hopkins for side effects related to her treatment, but she says she stays positive by volunteering for LLS.This incredible act of generosity was warmly received by Patrice Brylske, the Director of Child Life Services at Hopkins Children’s Center, who was thrilled to distribute these comforting blankets to pediatric patients at the Bloomberg Center. Many thanks to everyone at Nate Hollis and Jay Danick of AutoNation Subaru Hunt Valley and the Johns Hopkins Children’s 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.

A Powerful Partnership Against Cancer  –  Jillian J

On Thursday, April 25th, AutoNation Subaru Hunt Valley¿presented the Maryland Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) with a check for $29,960. The presentation took place at AutoNation Subaru Hunt Valley’s newly renovated showroom in Cockeysville. During the presentation, representatives from LLS and AutoNation honored employees who have been touched by cancer (both organizations have multiple survivors on staff), and recognized a very special local high school senior and non-Hodgkin lymphoma patient Maurice Smith from Randallstown. Maurice Smith is a two-time cancer survivor and was the Baltimore Light The Night Honored Hero in 2018. Maurice loves to play basketball and fish, so AutoNation surprised him with a Yeti Hopper Flip 18 to take on all of his future deep sea fishing and basketball adventures! AutoNation has donated over $18,000,000 to cancer research and provides FREE cancer insurance to all employees starting on day one of their employment. As part of AutoNation Subaru’s commitment to the¿community¿through their Share the Love¿program, LLS is able to bring hope and support to patients across the state of¿Maryland. Thank you, AutoNation Subaru Hunt Valley for your partnership with LLS and Baltimore's Light The Night¿campaign – you are bringing light to the darkness of¿cancer!

Toys for Tots  –  Nathan H

AutoNation Subaru Hunt Valley was proud to partner with the United States Marines and our local 1st Marine Division Maryland Chapter Marine Corps Reserve for their 2018 Toys For Tots campaign. Many new, unwrapped toys were donated. AutoNation Subaru Hunt valley also donated many gift bags as part of their Toy Drive Across America campaign. Included in the photo are 4 generations of Marines including our very own, Clyde Hamilton Jr. (pictured center). If you are interested in donating to the Marine's, please feel free to visit or call our local US Marine Recruiting office listed below. US Marine Recruiting 1220 E. Joppa Road Towson, MD 21286 410-321-0406 Happy Holidays! AutoNation Subaru hunt Valley

Sharing the Love with RMH Families  –  Amber G

TheRonald McDonald House of Baltimore was thrilled to partner with the AutoNation Subaru Hunt Valley team to support the children and families experiencing serious illness for the second year in a row. The Ronald McDonald House is a “home-away-from-home” for up to 36 families every night of the year. The team packed care bags for each of the families with a pillow, activity book, a personalized note of encouragement and other fun goodies. Our families love coming home every day to small surprises in their cubbies and words of encouragement during their stay at the house. Thank you to the Hunt Valley team for bringing some love and encouragement to our children and their families!

Spreading Warmth to Kids with Cancer  –  Sheronda B

AutoNation Subaru Hunt Valley teamed up with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center to spread love, warmth and hope to those fighting cancer. Through the Subaru Loves to Care initiative, we're delivering blankets and messages of hope to cancer patients, along with arts & crafts kits to children battling the disease. (shown is group photo: Nancy Shapiro, ChildLife Support, Liz Ferguson, and LLS Staff, Jillian Joseph) Friend of AutoNation Subaru, Nancy Shapiro participated in the presentation due to her daughter, Jade who was a patient of the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. Jade was diagnosed with a severe Aplastic Anemia at age 8 and now is a healthy 22 year old who works as a Camp Counselor at the JHH Camp Sunrise.

Cool Kids Campaign  –  Katie K

Cool Kids Campaign is a small nonprofit in Maryland that helps children with cancer and their families. Our foundation was so honored to be chosen by Wilkins Automotive in Glen Burnie, MD as the local hometown charity for Subaru Share the Love. We are just so grateful that the staff at Wilkins loved the work we are doing so much that they chose our foundation. Thank you so much to Wilkins Automotive and to Subaru for Sharing the Love with Cool Kids Campaign!