The 2022 Subaru Love Promise Customer and Community Commitment Award

The 2022 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 2022 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.

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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 Paul Moak Subaru dedicated locally to the Love Promise?

As Paul Moak celebrates 70 years as a third-generation, family-owned and operated business right here in the heart of Mississippi, we are grateful to our community who has supported us and trusted us through the years. 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.

Community Animal Rescue & Adoption (CARA)

Boy Scouts of America

The Little Lighthouse, JPS Summer Camp, Mississippi Children's Museum, Jackson Academy

Junior League of Jackson, Stray at Home Festival, Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership

Friends of Children's Hospital, Mississippi Children's Museum, Brilla Soccer Ministries, Hospice Ministries, MS Nurses Foundation

Did Paul Moak 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 Paul Moak Subaru

Subaru and Paul Moak 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

Supporting our hometown HBCU student athletes - Rebecca M

Paul Moak Subaru was proud to sponsor the Jackson State University Association of Alumni Athletes 2nd Annual "Tee Off with the Tigers" Charity 4 Man Scramble Golf Tournament on August 6th. This event is the premier fundraising effort of the organization and allows it to give back to Jackson State University. Thanks to corporate sponsors such as Paul Moak Subaru, the golf tournament raises enough funds to make a significant impact toward supporting the continued development and improvement of JSU's athletic programs and facilities. The University offers 16 athletic programs in which hundreds of student athletes participate. The JSU Association of Alumni Athletes is comprised of Jackson State University alumni athletes from all intercollegiate sports. Jackson State University is a HBCU and comprehensive research university located only three miles from Paul Moak Subaru in the heart of Jackson, MS. For over 180 years, Historically Black Colleges or Universities (HBCUs) have played an important part in the economic, scientific and technological progress of our nation. These colleges and universities were founded to serve the needs of the Black community and have produced thousands of extraordinary graduates who have gone on to be leaders in every field. Over 50% of African-American public school teachers in America graduated from an HBCU and HBCUs are responsible for educating 25% of all African-Americans with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics degrees, according to the United Negro College Fund. Many of the core values of the Subaru Love Promise are aligned with the missions of HBCU institutions, and here on the local level in Jackson, MS, Paul Moak Subaru is proud to be more than a car dealer when it comes to supporting Jackson State University!

JSU Association of Alumni Athletes
Supporting our hometown HBCU student athletes

Helping 100 Students Get Back to School with Needed Supplies - Rebecca M

In the true spirit of being more than a car dealership, Paul Moak Subaru not only donates time, money, and resources to organizations and individuals serving as positive forces in the communities we serve; we also support our valued family of employees as they take initiative to set an example for others to follow. Paul Moak Subaru BDC Manager Amber Milloy has worked at the dealership since 2018. As if this busy mother of two didn't have enough on her plate, she graduated with her MBA from Louisiana State University in summer 2020 and opened her own business in her hometown of Mendenhall, MS in the fall of 2021! The business is named Beyond the Arch and was born out of Amber's own elaborate balloon designs for her children's birthday parties and holiday celebrations. The storefront is open on weekends and is located in the historic downtown area of the small town south of Jackson. Beyond the Arch sells party supplies, gifts, and custom balloon creations. This summer as public schools in the Mendenhall community were gearing back for the 2022-2023 school year, Amber saw an immediate need for children in her hometown whose families were unable to purchase items from the back-to-school supply lists. She decided to jump into action and organized a back to school giveaway for 100 students! Amber asked for donations from her fellow local businesses but when Paul Moak Subaru found out about her extraordinary efforts to spread love and meet needs in her hometown, the dealership signed on as her largest donor for the event! The dealership and Amber went on a shopping spree, purchasing supplies to make 100 bundles based on grade-level school supply lists! Everything from glue sticks to notebook paper, markers, crayons, and folders were purchased and assembled to make sure the recipients were prepared for a smooth start to their new year at school. What a joy to see the smiles on children's faces as they entered Beyond the Arch for the supply giveaway event. Having new school supplies boosts the confidence level of students as they enter a new grade and also relieves anxiety of parents who are working hard to make ends meet, especially in the financial climate of summer 2022. Amber decorated the store in hundreds of balloons with a "Back to School" theme and even made a photo wall for families to have a high resolution photo taken. A local restaurant in Mendenhall served refreshments and a great time was had by all! All of us at Paul Moak Subaru could not be more proud of Amber for truly exemplifying the Subaru Love Promise both professionally, through her thoughtful work providing excellent customer service in the Paul Moak Subaru BDC, and personally, through her outstanding efforts to support her local community and truly make an impact in the lives of others! It's an honor to support her and cheer her on as an example of the Subaru Love Promise culture that makes Paul Moak Subaru more than a car dealership!

Paul Moak Subaru
Helping 100 Students Get Back to School with Needed Supplies

Mississippi second graders enjoy a "wheelie" good time with STEM thanks to Paul Moak Subaru! - Jennifer G

The Junior League of Jackson held its 9th annual fundraiser event Touch A Truck® Jackson on March 25-26th at Trustmark Park in Pearl, MS. We are forever grateful to Paul Moak Subaru for being a sponsor of Touch A Truck® Jackson since it's first year! For nine years and running the dealership's financial sponsorship has helped thousands of Mississippi's 2nd graders from Title I schools to attend Field Trip Friday. Field Trip Friday is offered at no cost to our invited second grade and special education students. Special education students from all grades are welcome to attend. Students are able to explore equipment representing Forestry and Agriculture, Emergency, Government and Military, Utility, Manufacturing and Construction industries. They will be able to climb in and on the vehicles that make our world work while they also interact with the equipment operators. The students will also have an opportunity to explore S.T.R.E.A.M. related Interactive Booths. Prior to the event 2nd Grade teachers receive activities, resources, and reading suggestions that align with national standards. The Touch A Truck® Jackson curriculum is therefore integrated into lesson plans ahead of the field trip. Saturday, March 26th is the fundraiser portion of Touch A Truck® Jackson and Paul Moak Subaru donated over 1200 Subaru-branded promo items for families in attendance! Touch A Truck® Jackson is a family-friendly event intended to spark creativity and inspire our young learners to walk confidently in the pursuit of their dreams. This year’s event offers a unique opportunity to explore the trucks, emergency response vehicles, heavy machinery and other equipment like never before! And learning will come alive when they meet our community leaders and personnel who protect, defend, serve, and build our communities. The experts will help connect these gigantic vehicles to our Mississippi economy and inspire our kids to imagine possible careers like farming, manufacturing, construction, and more. Thank you again to Paul Moak Subaru for supporting the Junior League of Jackson in our efforts to improve the lives of children throughout Mississippi!

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Mississippi second graders enjoy a "wheelie" good time with STEM thanks to Paul Moak Subaru!

Child Life Donation - Ryan M

The patients at Children's of Mississippi love the art kits and blankets that were so graciously donated by Paul Moak Subaru! Art kits help normalize the hospital setting and provide an emotional outlet to promote positive coping in what can be a stressful environment. Children of all ages can benefit from these kits. Also, some patients spend a lot of time in their beds, and the blankets add a sense of comfort that otherwise might be missing. The blankets make the hospital room feel more like home. We are so thankful for our community donors and what they can add to the hospital experience.

Children's of Mississippi
Child Life Donation

Restoring Dignity One Shower at a Time - John S

Paul Moak Subaru donated towels and t-shirts to Shower Power, a mobile shower unit operating in the Jackson metro since November 2019. Shower Power offers a free shower to anyone who needs it in downtown Jackson. A shower truck is retrofitted with two separate shower units, each with their own soap and shampoo dispensers, a mirror, a sink, and changing area. Water is fed through a regular garden hose and a standard water heater to provide for each shower. Since its start in 2019, Shower Power has given well over 3,500 showers to people in need and fed, fellowshipped, and ministered to as many as a few hundred unique visitors. Food and basic necessities, clothing items, and hygiene items, are provided as well. Every Friday over 100 people are fed by Shower Power. And in October 2020, Project Hope, as an extension of Shower Power, was born. Project Hope serves to identify which of the unsheltered Shower Power visitors would be good candidates for low-income housing—and then helps them get there. They currently have eleven people in the program. For $9,000 per year, provided by corporate and individual sponsorships, housing and groceries are secured. True life-change comes with not having to sleep on the street. It’s estimated that the homeless population in Jackson numbers somewhere between 800 and 1,000. Shower Power Founder Teresa Renkenberger shares, “Shower Power is more than a shower. We want to bring hospitality to the streets by delivering mobile hygiene services to people experiencing homelessness. It's about taking time to show people that you care, and restoring dignity by providing resources needed for self-care. The homeless face many challenges, one being the difficulty in getting access to a shower. Even if they can get to a shelter, the shelter may not have a shower available.” Paul Moak Subaru is proud to support Shower Power and the life changing work it is doing in our community!

Shower Power
Restoring Dignity One Shower at a Time

Academic Carnival Fun - Dawn J

In preparation for state testing, North Jackson Elementary held an Academic Carnival. This day of carnival style academic games and activities provided over 150 third, fourth and fifth grade scholars a fun way to practice and improve skills. To enhance our carnival day, Paul Moak Subaru provided popcorn for all scholars, staff and volunteers. The smell of freshly popped popcorn and the sounds and sights of the carnival brought more engagement and success for our scholars. The many forms of support provided by Paul Moak Subaru do not go unnoticed. We enjoyed celebrating our partnership during a recent Adopter Appreciation breakfast. We are so thankful that Paul Moak Subaru Loves Learning!

North Jackson Elementary
Academic Carnival Fun

Teacher Appreciation Week was Extra Sweet Thanks to Paul Moak Subaru! - Rebecca M

Paul Moak completed its first year as a North Jackson Elementary Adopt A School Sponsor! The 2021-2022 academic year was very rewarding thanks to the dealership’s involvement the local elementary school. On May 5th Paul Moak Subaru surprised teachers and staff with a very special delivery in honor of National Teacher Appreciation Week--hundreds of gourmet sweet treats from Broad Street Bakery and Café! The school hosted a thank you breakfast for its Adopt A School Sponsors on May 17th. Each grade, Pre-K through Fifth, made adorable thank you gifts for the dealership. Each creation is now proudly displayed at the store for customers to enjoy. Paul Moak Subaru loves teachers!! Especially those at our adopted school North Jackson Elementary!

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Teacher Appreciation Week was Extra Sweet Thanks to Paul Moak Subaru!

Paul Moak Subaru helps present Walk & Roll for rehab hospital - Chris B

Paul Moak Subaru once again helped Methodist Rehabilitation Center with our annual Walk & Roll for Research event and fundraising campaign. With the dealership’s help, we raised $100,000 for research projects, technology and education leading to better outcomes for patients after a stroke, brain injury or spinal cord injury. This helps us offer robotic therapies and other cutting-edge treatments so patients can recover to their potential. On April 30, we held the 2022 Walk & Roll, with about 300 past patients and families reuniting with Methodist Rehab staff who helped guide their recovery. Some walked in the event, others rolled, and it was a heartwarming celebration. Paul Moak Subaru sponsored the event in honor of Sam Lane, II, a past patient who is a walking miracle for surviving a horrific traumatic brain injury several years ago when he was hit by a drunk driver while cycling. Sam and his family were honored by this gift, and we are so blessed and thankful to Paul Moak Subaru for helping us restore abilities and hope to Sam and thousands of others. Paul Moak Subaru rocks!

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Paul Moak Subaru helps present Walk & Roll for rehab hospital

Mississippi Brilla FC Thanks Paul Moak Subaru - Rusty B

Paul Moak’s generosity as a Title Sponsor for the 2022 season helps Mississippi Brilla FC impact lives on and off the field through the game of soccer. The pre-professional team averages over 600 fans to its seven home games, providing family friendly entertainment for the entire community. The team also hosts a community camp each summer that attracted 110 campers this year. The highlight of the summer is the Urban Soccer Project. Mississippi Brilla FC offers 10 free soccer camps throughout the inner-city to at-risk children and youth. Thank you Paul Moak Subaru for making an impact!

Mississippi Brilla FC
Mississippi Brilla FC Thanks Paul Moak Subaru

Making Sure Preschoolers with Special Needs Thrive at Tuition-Free School - Crystal M

Little Light House is a preschool for children with special needs providing educational and therapeutic services tuition-free. Our Mission is to glorify God by improving the quality of life for children with special needs, their families, and the community. We feel very strongly that LLH should never take on debt. That is why we are so very appreciative of donors like Paul Moak Subaru. Accepting no government funding, we are entirely dependent upon fundraising events, donors, and community support. Paul Moak Subaru sponsored our 17th Annual Garden Party that took place on March 12 at the Sheraton Hotel in Flowood. Garden Party was a fun event featuring, basket raffles, a silent auction, a ladies’ hat/men’s tie competition, and a performance from some of our children. We would like to send a huge thanks to Paul Moak Subaru for supporting this event that allows us to continue to meet the needs of our amazing students and brings us one step closer to our goal of expanding to serve more children on our extensive waitlist. When we started we had 6 employees (including 3 therapists), a few volunteers and 5 students. Today we have 30 employees, many dedicated volunteers, and 100 beautiful students. Another special fact about our relationship with Paul Moak Subaru is that current and former LLH students are from families with parents or grandparents on staff at Paul Moak Subaru. The personal connection really makes a big difference and over the past NINE years the dealership has gone out of its way to involve a lot of its team in donating and participating in fundraiser events for LLH. Thank you, Paul Moak Subaru for your years of support!!

Little Light House of Central MS
Making Sure Preschoolers with Special Needs Thrive at Tuition-Free School