The 2019 Subaru Love Promise Customer Commitment Award

We've been nationally recognized for our dedication to our customers and the Subaru Love Promise.

We're honored to receive the 2019 Subaru Love Promise Customer Commitment Award. This award nationally recognizes Subaru retailers who demonstrate excellence in all areas of customer-focused performance. It highlights exceptional customer service that builds lifelong relationships with Subaru owners.

The 2019 Subaru Love Promise Customer 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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Pets

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.

Environment

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.

Education

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

Community

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.

Health

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 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

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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

Mississippi College Dance Marathon  –  Shem M

Paul Moak Automotive was the official automotive sponsor of Mississippi Colleges Dance Marathon. By providing financial help towards the event, they helped Mississippi College set a new national record for a school our size. Dance Marathon is the largest student run charity event in the country and the Mississippi College chapter puts on their annual event to raise money for Children's of Mississippi. The only children's hospital in the state of Mississippi.


Wellsfest 2019: Paul Moak Subaru Pet Parade  –  Peggy H

Thank you Paul Moak Subaru for sponsoring the Pet Parade that was a part of the 2019 WellsFest. This year's pet parade had more participants than ever before, and there were many, many visitors to the Paul Moak Subaru Tent and Booth throughout the festival. Thanks to your support and that of many other sponsors and volunteers from throughout the community, WellsFest raised $63,000 for this year's non-profit beneficiary -- Extra Table. Founded 10 years ago by well-known chef and restauranteur Robert St. John, Extra Table buys nutritious food in bulk for distribution to soup kitchens and food pantries in Mississippi. The WellsFest donation will provide approximately 150,000 meals to hungry families in our state. Known as Jackson's Original Music Festival, WellsFest since 1984 has raised over $1.5 million for a wide range of non-profits in the metro Jackson area. The festival is sponsored by Wells United Methodist Church and has expanded to include a golf tournament and art auction during the week of WellsFest. Paul Moak Subaru has been partnering with WellsFest for a number of years. For more info, visit www.wellsfest.org or call Wells Church at 601-353-0658.


Children's of Mississippi's Little Free Library  –  Laurie H

After receiving multiple Little Free Library containers for Children's of Mississippi, John Scarborough asked if we had enough books to maintain them. From that conversation, he proceeded to obtain a wonderful book donation for us from Paul Moak Subaru. These books do more than just fill up a LFL. Walking through the hospital and seeing parents reading to their child from a book, is remarkable. Seeing a child try to choose which book to read, climbing up in the chair with the book, giggling at the pictures or reading it, is priceless. Through Paul Moak Subaru's donation of the boxes of fabulous books, countless number of families and children are able to spend quality time doing something that lasts forever, reading. This brings joy to those that see it, as well as, to those experiencing it!


8th Annual Laps for Little Ones 5K and Fun Run  –  Tammy T

Thanks to continued support from Paul Moak Subaru, The 8th Annual Laps for Little Ones 5K and Fun Run benefiting The Little Light House Central MS is in the books. This year's race themed "Blast From the Past" will go down in history as one of the most memorable and WET races...ever! Heavy rain did not deter the spirit of the day as many participants set their best time to date. Best of all through the continued sponsorships from Paul Moak Subaru and others, students attending The Little Light House will continue to receive educational and therapeutic services, tuition free. With early intensive intervention, preschool aged children with special needs will reach milestones many think are impossible. Thank you Paul Moak Subaru for turning rain into sunshine for all of our families.


8th Annual Laps for Little Ones 5K and Fun Run  –  Tammy T

Thanks to continued support from Paul Moak Subaru, The 8th Annual Laps for Little Ones 5K and Fun Run benefiting The Little Light House Central MS is in the books. This years race themed "Blast From the Past" will go down in history as one of the most memorable and wet races...ever! Heavy rain did not deter the spirit of the day as many participants set their best time ever. Best of all through the sponsorships of Paul Moak Subaru and others, students at The Little Light House will continue to receive educational and therapeutic services they need, tuition-free. With early intensive intervention children with special needs will reach milestones many thought to be impossible. Thanks Paul Moak Subaru for turning rain into sunshine for all our families.


Bright Lights Belhaven Nights  –  Casey C

Paul Moak Surbaru helped Bright Lights Belhaven Nights for the past two years by sponsoring our Children's Area. This event celebrated its 15th year this year and Paul Moak Subaru helped to make that happen. Each year families from the all over the Jackson Metro come to the Belhaven Neighborhood for an evening filled with music, art and endless entertainment for all ages. The Children's Area has always been a family favorite and Paul Moak Subaru has helped to make this area become the best that it can be by offering a wide variety of children's activities.


Friends of Children's Hospital goes Over the Edge  –  Tena M

Over the Edge with Friends raised more than $100 thousand for the fourth year in a row to support Batson Children's Hospital, the flagship of the statewide health system, Children's of Mississippi.Through the generosity of participants, donors and sponsors like Paul Moak Subaru, fundraising goals were exceeded. In addition to their sponsorship, Paul Moak Subaru staff filled key leadership roles and provided volunteers for the two-day rappelling event.


CARA Dog Days of Summer/Children's Carnival  –  Matthew H

CARA (www.carams.org) is much appreciative of the work Paul Moak Subaru does on behalf of the community, including the pups & cats of CARA. Paul Moak Subaru has sponsored the CARA Dog Days of Summer's Children's Carnival several years running. Dog Days of Summer is our largest event, which provides much needed funds for CARA to continue to support the pups and cats in its care (like the one pictured below), as well as the largest day in the park in the metro area for local dogs (and their families) to enjoy doggie agility, pet parade, police K-9 demos, pet care stations as well as bbq, crafts, and children's activities. Paul Moak Subaru also supports CARA, through the Subaru Loves Pets initiative, with dog toys, adoption packets, and shelter supplies.


Friends of Children's Hospital  –  Elisha B

Paul Moak Subaru donates $13,325 to Friends of Children’s Hospital's annual event, Over the Edge with Friends. These funds were raised from the 2018 Subaru Share the Love event. This is their 4th consecutive year as a sponsor of Over the Edge! This year was extra-special because the dealership was involved at many levels--not only as a financial corporate sponsor, but employees participated as Edgers, volunteers, donors, and steering committee members. Friends is grateful for Paul Moak Subaru's ongoing support and for their part in raising $140,000 for Friends of Children's Hospital!


Omega Psi Phi/Uplift, Inc. Golf Tournament  –  Jerry W

Paul Moak Subaru generously sponsored the Uplift, Inc. charity golf tournament on March 17, 2016. The golft tournament raised money for Uplift, Inc., the philanthrophic foundation for Omega Psi Phi fraternity. Funds raised will aid with educational programs, tutoring, and scholarships awarded by the fraternity throughout Mississippi.


Dr. Seuss Silly Birthday Celebration  –  Emily H

On March 5, 2016, Paul Moak Subaru continued its sponsorship of the Dr. Seuss Silly Birthday Celebration at the Mississippi Children's Museum for the fourth consecutive year. Literacy is one of the Mississippi Children's Museums key initiatives and the exhibits, programming and outreach efforts correlate to support and promote early language skills development. MCM's Dr. Seuss Silly Birthday celebrates Read Across America Day and has become the largest single attendance day for the museum.


Friends of Children's Hospital  –  Melanie S

Paul Moak Subaru donates $10,144 to Friends of Children’s Hospital (FOCH) benefitting Mississippi’s only hospital for children. The money was raised during the 2015 Subaru Share the Love Event held November 19, 2015 through January 2, 2016. For the third year, Paul Moak Subaru selected Friends of Children’s Hospital as its Share the Love Event hometown charity recipient. Since 2013, Paul Moak Subaru has donated $24,342 to Friends of Children’s Hospital through the annual Subaru Share the Love Event. Pictured: Rob Armour, President of the FOCH Board of Directors; Dr. Rick Barr, Batson Hospital for Children Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics; John Scarbrough, Paul Moak Automotive General Manager; Jeanne Scarbrough, Paul Moak Automotive BDC Manager; Rebecca McCarty, Paul Moak Corporate Communications Director; and Sara Ray, FOCH Chairman of the Board.


The Little Light House School Laps for Little Ones  –  Angela T

The Little Light House is a tuition-free Development Center for children with special needs ages birth - 6 years. It is not funded by the government so depends on donations from groups and individuals to continue providing services for these children. We had a record number of runners this year at the Laps for Little Ones 5-K, so thank you to everyone who participated! We appreciate Paul Moak Subaru's continued sponsorship of this special event and the children who benefit.


8th Annual Dog Days of Summer  –  Laura L

Paul Moak Subaru once again partnered with Community Animal Rescue & Adoption to present our biggest fundraiser of the year--Dog Days of Summer! This year we saw record attendance with 1650 people enjoying the day, many with their dogs. We appreciate Subaru's continued support for homeless animals in our community.


1st Annual Subaru of Mississippi Expo  –  Austin F

Thanks to Paul Moak Subaru for providing the exclusive sponsorship of the 1st Annual Subaru of Mississippi Expo held June 13th at the MS State Fairgrounds. Thirty Subaru owners, hailing from states including Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, Florida and North Carolina joined in on the festivities. Attendees were thrilled with the Subaru promotional items donated by Paul Moak. Over 75 Subaru enthusiasts came together for the first event of its kind for Mississippi. The Subaru Group of MS looks forward to continuing to work with Paul Moak Subaru to grow the Subaru brand throughout our state!


Hospice Ministries 15th Annual Golf Tournament  –  Isabel C

The 15th annual Hospice Ministries' Golf Tournament was held June 8th at Annandale Golf Club in Madison. This successful event is recognized as one of the best tournaments in the area, and is blessed with the participation of leading businesses, business and community leaders, physicians, and corporations. One of our long time sponsors is Paul Moak who has graciously provided the golfers the opportunity to win a car or one of several more fabulous prizes. This fundraiser Helps us to further our mission of caring for terminally ill patients and their families. Through the generosity of many individuals, we can help others at one of the most vulnerable times of their lives.


Touch A Truck Jackson 2015 Sponsor  –  Lisa S

Thanks to Paul Moak Subaru for its continuing sponsorship of the 2nd annual Touch A Truck Jackson event April 24-25, 2015 at Trustmark Park in Pearl, MS. As a corporate sponsor, Paul Moak Subaru's support allowed the Junior League of Jackson to host a two-day community and fund development event entertaining and educating children throughout the Jackson metro area. On Friday, April 24th, hundreds of students attended Field Trip Friday. On Saturday, the venue space was filled with kids and parents having a "wheelie" good time exploring trucks of all sizes, construction equipment, emergency vehicles, a helicopter, and of course Subaru models! The proceeds of Touch A Truck Jackson are funneled back into our local community through the work of the Junior League of Jackson. Thank you, Paul Moak Subaru for sponsoring Touch A Truck Jackson for our first two years!


2014 Share The Love Event  –  Melanie S

Friends of Children's Hospital is the non-profit fundraising arm for Batson Children's Hospital at The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Friends works to raise funds and awareness for the only hospital in the state of Mississippi devoted exclusively to caring for sick and injured children. This mission could not be fulfilled without great community support and local contributors like Paul Moak Subaru in Jackson. Friends was thrilled to be chosen for the second time in a row as the local charity for the Subaru Share The Love Campaign. To date, the campaign has raised more than $15,000 for Friends of Children's Hospital. These funds will be used to make the stay of children and their families the very best it can be while they visit Mississippi's only children's hospital.


Thing 1, Thing 2 and a Paul Moak Subaru!  –  Jackson M

Literacy is one of the Mississippi Children's Museums key initiatives and the exhibits, programming and outreach efforts correlate to support and promote early language skills development. The staff also work hard planning experiences that inspire children to not only develop reading proficiency but also to discover the delight that stories and reading can bring. One event especially dedicated to this is MCM's Dr. Seuss Silly Birthday which celebrates Read Across America Day and has become the largest single attendance day for the museum. "With a statistic of 1 in 2 elementary-aged Mississippi children failing to read at grade level, it is imperative to address gaps in literacy before formal education begins," says Susan Garrard, MCM President. "Literacy is fundamental to a child's educational development. If through celebrating Dr. Seuss we can inspire children to express their own whimsical creativity and to develop a love of reading and of books, then we have fulfilled our mission. Paul Moak Subaru continues to be a steadfast partner in these literacy efforts both with the Dr. Seuss Silly Birthday and our Once Upon a Fall Festival and we cannot thank them enough for their continued support."


5-K Harvest Run/Walk With Mississippi College Nenamoosha Social Tribe  –  Maggie H

Nenamoosha Social Tribe was established at Mississippi College in 1954. It is a social service organization committed to developing personal relationships to form the links in its bonds of sisterhood and positive attitude reflected in words and actions. Sponsorship of the 2014 5-K Harvest Run/Walk will help fun many philanthropy projects completed by tribe members throughout the 2014-2015 academic year. Thanks to Paul Moak Subaru for your support as we seek to improve our surrounding community.


Paul Moak Subaru Sponsors Countdown for Victory  –  Samantha K

Thank you, Paul Moak Subaru for your sponsorship of the Countdown for Victory and your commitment to the Special Olympics Mississippi athletes statewide. This support allows over 3,000 active athletes to strive for not only the gold, but to strive to meet their full potential in life. In addition to the year-round sports and athletic training, Special Olympics Mississippi will be implementing several new programs in 2015 that will serve to advocate for respect and inclusion of individuals with intellectual disabilities in their local communities. Thanks for your generosity and support of Special Olympics Mississippi.


Paul Moak Subarus Sponsors Project Eagles Nest 5k With First Baptist Jackson  –  Tolar P

Project Eagles Nest 5k sponsored by First Baptist Jackson welcomes runners from across the southeast to a race that will be fun for all ages. 100% of Paul Moak Subarus sponsorship will go towards supporting the Eagle's Nest Orphanage, located in Solola, Guatemala. The children at Eagle's Nest are placed by the government for protection and love. Eagle's Nest provides food, care, and spiritual and mental health to the abandoned children and give them hope and a place to call home.


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