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 Sangera Subaru dedicated locally to the Love Promise?

At Sangera Subaru we believe in supporting and giving back to the community that drives us. We do this through our partnerships with community nonprofits and charities that work for the greater good. Sangera Subaru directly donates time money or goods and/or aids in directing funds to these organizations through the help of Subaru of America. It is through these efforts that Sangera Subaru helps to build a stronger healthier community here in Kern County. 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. 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. We welcome you to become part of the Sangera Subaru Family and be proud of the businesses you choose to support. Below is a listing of our local and regional partners that we encourage you to explore further.

Pet Matchmaker, H.A.L.T. Rescue, Have a Heart Humane Society

Wind Wolves Preserve

Covenant Coffee, NOR Meals on Wheels

AIS Cancer Center, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, American Cancer Society, Inc. , West Region

Did Sangera 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 Sangera Subaru

Subaru and Sangera 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

Fostering Hope with Former Foster Youth - Randy M

Covenant Community Services (Covenant) was generously provided a 2020 Subaru Impreza for use and social services for current and former foster youth. Through this philanthropic partnership with Sangera Subaru, Covenant is enabled to continue services and supports that reach our mission of” providing hope and love to restore lives and transform generations of foster youth.” The Impreza is genuinely a love promise completed. Most foster youths leave the foster care “system” without many life skills and support. The lack of “building blocks” often leads to a criminal record, homelessness, hopelessness, substance abuse, unemployment, and other adverse outcomes. Through the provision of a vehicle, Sangera Subaru helps Covenant, and the youth we serve, to change the negative outcomes and build better futures. A driver’s license is a massive issue for any young person and especially for foster youth. The Covenant Coffee Mobile, our nickname for the Subaru, is used for driver education, delivery of coffee and equipment, transportation to events and appointments, and community awareness. It is a beacon of hope and an instrument for transformation! In addition to providing an incredible car, Sangera Subaru purchases freshly roasted coffee from the social enterprise of Covenant Community Services, Covenant Coffee. The Sangera Subaru customer service center has an array of beverages and snacks. One of the items leading the beverage category is Covenant Coffee. We are proud to be the official coffee of Sangera Subaru and blessed that Sangera Subaru provides coffee with the cause to their customers. Sangera Subaru fulfills the love promise with each cup of coffee supplied and helps share the message of “hope in a cup.” The purchase of Covenant Coffee leads to mentoring, job training, and employment for former and current foster youth. Sangera Subaru is a crucial component of the services and supports we provide daily to over 100 foster youth and former foster youth. I can honestly state that without their support, there are many things that we would be unable to do. Partnerships like Covenant and Sangera Subaru are examples of generosity and philanthropy in Kern County. I know Sangera Subaru helps many other nonprofit organizations, and they genuinely complete the love promise daily. We are proud to partner with them and thankful for their generous support. Lives are changed and generations transformed as a Subaru Impreza is used to increase skills and expand opportunities for former foster youth. It could not happen without the love promise of Sangera Subaru and their incredible team. For that, we are incredibly thankful.

Fostering Hope with Former Foster Youth

Give Big Kern at Sangera Subaru - Hassan H

Give Big Kern (Kern County's Biggest day of giving!) at Sangera Subaru with Helping Animals Live Tomorrow Rescue. H.A.L.T. Rescue is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established in Bakersfield CA. They are an animal rescue whose large ambitions include rescuing homeless dogs and cats, providing them with medical attention and most importantly, finding them the loving homes they deserve. On May 3, 2022 at Sangera Subaru, H.A.L.T. raised almost $10,000 for a great cause in rescuing animals. Sangera Subaru helped contribute to a very successful donation/raffle drive that was done at the dealership, in which H.A.L.T. gained many donations towards their great mission. Every donation made will help towards making a difference in many canine companions’ lives. Sangera Subaru being not only a dealership, but more importantly a member of the Kern County community and was pleased to be able to help save a dog’s life.

H.A.L.T. Rescue
Give Big Kern at Sangera Subaru

Walking with Cora Foundation - Hassan H

Walking with Cora Foundation is dedicated to helping those families dealing with the unique challenges of a child with Cerebral Palsy, Genetic Disorders, or other Neurological Disorders. Walking with Cora Foundation is dedicated to improving a child's life, one step at a time. Sangera Subaru was proud to be the title sponsor for the 1st Annual Walking With Cora Casino Night.

Walking with Cora Foundation
Walking with Cora Foundation

When you give, People Live! Blood Drive - Hassan H

Sangera Subaru is not only Bakersfield's Subaru dealership and a member of the Sangera Automotive Group, but also most importantly a member of the Bakersfield community. On April 7, 2022, Sangera Subaru hosted their 5th annual Blood Drive. Our incredible staff at Sangera Subaru were first in line to donate their blood and represented the Subaru Love Promise, supporting Houchin Blood Bank. There was also an overwhelming turnout from members of the Bakersfield community, coming to Sangera Subaru to support this charitable cause. With the help of the Kern County residents, and Houchin Blood Bank we were able to help contribute to the local blood banks with resources to help patients who are in dire need of blood!

Houchin Blood Bank
When you give, People Live!  Blood Drive

T-Town Ride - Hassan H

2021 saw a scaled down version of the annual Tehachapi GranFondo event with the T-Town Ride. Due to all the event shutdowns in 2020 due to Covid, the GranFondo was one of the events that were cancelled. On September 25th the Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Parks District (TVRPD) broke out with a scaled back version of the event called the T-Town Ride. The event offered two courses, an18 mile and a 40 mile. The routes covered areas of town, going through Golden Hills, Alpine, Stallion Springs, and Cummings Valley. All participating riders received a Swag bag, finisher’s medal, chip timing service, and ride technical tee-shirt. Sangera Subaru was one of 4 corporate sponsors of this year’s event. As the Safety Sponsor, we were dubbed as the official pace car that led out the pack of riders down Tehachapi Blvd to begin the courses. This year’s vehicle was a Forester Sport. Although the T-Town ride was a smaller event, you could see the passion in both the riders and the TVRPD committee that worked so hard to put on this event. The Tehachapi GranFondo will be back in the fall of 2022. The event draws riders from all over the western United States to the community of Tehachapi, located just 40 miles east of Bakersfield. Details of the 2022 event will be available in January of 2022.

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T-Town Ride

The SNIP Bus - Hassan H

On September 19, 2021, Sangera Subaru is hosting and supporting Snip, Mobile Spay and Neuter clinic at the dealership. The SNIP Bus (Spay Neuter Imperative Project) is a 501(c)(3) low-cost mobile spay and neuter clinic. The bus works to actively prevent the suffering and death of unwanted animals due to overpopulation. The bus is independently funded through generous sponsors. Be part of the solution, Join the Spay & neuter revolution!!!

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The SNIP Bus

Cheers for Charity 2021 - Hassan H

Sangera Subaru ALWAYS comes through to help others. This is true once again this year, especially in a year that has hampered many charities because of Covid. Cheers for Charity is a Charitable, fundraising event featuring vibrant music, fantastic food, award-winning wines and expertly crafted beer beneath the canopy of a beautiful August evening in Tehachapi. Features mouth-watering tapas, wonderful wines, and skillfully made craft and home-brewed beers, Cheers to Charity raises money for local non-profit organizations to help dozens of other nonprofit agencies assisting residents - battling cancer, poverty, joblessness, human trafficking, special needs, Veteran services and more. In short, Cheers to Charity raises money to give away to other small organizations doing good things for, and in, the place we all call home. These agencies typically do not have the time, nor ability, to raise significant funds. Thank you Sangera Subaru for helping once again!

Cheers for Charity 2021

Sangera Subaru Blood Drive - Hassan H

Sangera Subaru is Bakersfield's Subaru dealership and a member of the Sangera Automotive Group. On September 23, 2021, Sangera Subaru hosted their 4th annual Blood Drive. Our incredible staff at Sangera Subaru were first in line to donate their blood, supporting Houchin Blood Bank. There was also an overwhelming turnout from members of the Bakersfield community, coming to Sangera Subaru to support this charitable cause. With the help of our Kern County residents, and Houchin Blood Bank we were able to help fill the local blood banks with resources to help patients who are in dire need of blood!

Sangera Subaru
Sangera Subaru Blood Drive

Keeping it in the family - Vinny O

Going on my 3rd Subaru Crosstrek and loved every one, and a few weeks ago my son 22 bought his first new car a 2021 Subaru Crosstrek same color as mine. He seems to be waking up in disbelief that the car outside is his and can’t wait to do his personal touches to it. Thanks Subaru can’t wait till I get my next one.

Keeping it in the family

Howl-O-Ween - Hassan H

In the spirit of Halloween and Subaru Loves Pets, we decided to put an event together called Howl-O-Ween. We partnered with Pet Matchmaker Rescue and sponsored the event where we would show 2 movies on Friday, October 30th. Of course, we encouraged all our customers to bring their pets dressed in their best Halloween costume. Everyone that participated in this event donated $5.00 as an entry fee and all of the proceeds from that night would go to Pet Matchmaker Rescue. This event was a great way for us to showcase another local charity & help Pet Matchmaker Rescue find homes for these pets needing adoption.

Howl-O-Ween