People are getting pay and benefits cut, some are losing their jobs, and it’s an incredibly stressful time right now. Here are a few of the uplifting stories of what’s going on in the Subaru community right now. It’s about people getting into the communities where they live and work serving those who need it most.
“Subaru of America President and CEO Tom Doll says many “Subaru retailers are assisting their local communities by volunteering to shop for seniors and those at risk, supporting blood drives, as well as donating to local food banks and animal shelters.”
Subaru dealer hosts a local blood drive
A report says The American Red Cross is dealing with critically low levels of blood supplies due to many drives being canceled during the COVID-19 pandemic. Crews Subaru of North Charleston and a local non-profit in the area stepped up and are hosting a much-needed blood drive.
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We will list a few of the stories with links so you can read more about some of the cool things going on during the COVID-19 health crisis. Hunter Subaru, dropped off a check for $30,000 to the Boys and Girls Club in North Carolina for its continued efforts to support and educate the youths of Henderson County in partner with Subaru's Share the Love.
Firefighters are on the front lines
In Lafayette, Indiana, the plant where the 2020 Outback is made, joined a number of Tippecanoe County industries donating 75 Tyvek suits and 320 packages of cleaning wipes to the Lafayette Professional Firefighters Local 472, according to a Facebook post.
Jim Armstrong Subaru in Hickory, NC chose Catawba County Senior Nutrition Services and Meals on Wheels as their charity for Subaru’s Share the Love Event. The story says The Subaru dealer gave $33,134.72 to the senior center, which includes some of its customers electing to donate a portion of their purchase to Meals on Wheels and an additional donation from the dealership independent of purchases.
Rimrock Subaru in Billings, Montana “opening their heart” during this difficult time and donated $24,242 to Family Services, the biggest donation they have ever given. This was also their share in the Subaru Share the Love Event.
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