Did Groove Subaru go above and beyond, provide exceptional service, or support causes that are important to you? We'd love to hear about it.
We've been nationally recognized for our dedication to our community and the Subaru Love Promise.
We're honored to receive the 2023 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.
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.
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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.
Subaru and our retailers are committed to protecting and preserving the Earth, not just by our words, but also by our actions.
Since 2018, as part of the Subaru Loves the Earth initiative, Subaru and retailers across the country have partnered with TerraCycle® and have collected over 7 million pieces of hard-to-recycle trash from their communities. Items such as snack bag wrappers, coffee cups, or used cabin air filters from service areas have been diverted from landfills and given a second life by TerraCycle when it is converted into durable furniture and other usable items.
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 369,000 award-winning science books. In addition, through our partnerships with Staples and Adoptaclassroom.org we supported teachers and students with donations of $400,000 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.
Yes - A little word that does big things. Yes is the one word that says it all. It not only expresses our desire to meet your needs, it expresses positivity, passion and fun. You can expect ease of doing business, to hear solutions, a can-do attitude from each and every one of our Groove Subaru employees. Yes is a powerful word, and it's surprisingly simple. Groove Subaru believes in the power of YES. Through our Keep Driving Foundation we are committed to investing in the communities where we do business by providing access to funding that will help drive change and build a brighter future for individuals and organizations in need.
Subaru and Groove 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.
On behalf of our entire team at Food Bank of the Rockies, we want to thank Groove Subaru for their partnership and generous support, especially throughout these past few years. Food Bank of the Rockies is still spending over 3x more as an organization on food each month than we were spending pre-COVID-19. Groove Subaru is one of our community partners who has really stepped up during this time and is providing a significant amount of support to meet the need in our community. Through their generous donations, we’ve been able to provide over 300,000 meals to our fellow Coloradoans experiencing food insecurity. And on top of that, their volunteer support is helping us to quickly move that food out of our doors to the tables of those who need it. Thank you, Groove Subaru, for supporting our mission to ignite the power of community to nourish people facing hunger.
Thank you, Groove Subaru, for your generous support of Food Bank of the Rockies’ Golf Classic at Sanctuary event. Through your sponsorship in 2021 and 2022, you have helped nourish the hundreds of thousands of children in our community experiencing hunger. Currently, every donation of just $1 helps Food Bank of the Rockies provide enough food for three nourishing meals. That means your incredible gift of $20,000 over the last two years has helped provide 60,000 meals to kids through our Totes of Hope™, summer meals, and after-school meals programs. Food Bank of the Rockies strives to meet the needs of every child in our service area facing food insecurity, and we can only do this work through generous support like yours. Thank you!
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is so grateful for the charitable work the team at Groove Subaru completes year after year! This year Groove Subaru made a generous donation of blankets and art kits to the Rose Rocky Mountain Cancer Center, and the donation was appreciated not only by staff but by patients and their families. The warm, fuzzy blankets provided by Subaru were given to patients as a means of providing comfort and showing support. These were received in a number of ways - upon receiving diagnosis, while undergoing treatment, and during therapeutic activities. Hearing the words "You have cancer" is a terrifying and isolating experience, and not only did these blankets show support with coping but the art kits also helped patients and their children by providing activities while in the treatment facility. Year after year Subaru makes this philanthropic gesture not only with the blankets and art kits, but with their staff who attends the deliveries and connects with the community. We are so grateful for this continued selfless act!
This October, the Dumb Friends League was proud to partner with Groove Subaru and Subaru of America in celebration of Subaru Loves Pets Month. Throughout the month, pets at our shelters were treated to Subaru stuffed dog toys. On October 22, National Make a Dog’s Day, we also joined the team at Groove Subaru to share Subaru dog toys and Dumb Friends League leashes with patrons and staff at the dealership. Over the course of the month, an incredible 1,176 dogs and cats were adopted into new homes—including Tigger, one of the League’s longest-stay dogs. Tigger was relinquished to the League in April 2022. This large eight-year-old dog had experienced challenges with another dog in the home, along with medical issues his owner didn’t feel equipped to manage. Tigger came to the shelter with fresh bite wounds, an eyelid mass, and signs of hypothyroidism—a common disease that often manifests with weight gain, lethargy, and hair loss, and requires lifelong medication and regular veterinary visits. Despite these medical needs, Tigger exhibited a sweet, affectionate personality that won over the League’s staff. He was playful, patient, and great walking on a leash…and after receiving care from our Shelter Veterinary Services team, Tigger was made available for adoption. Despite being a staff favorite, Tigger’s time with the League stretched on for months, and he eventually became a longest-stay dog. When the opportunity arose to feature one of our shelter pets for Subaru Loves Pets Month and National Make a Dog’s Day, it seemed only fitting to give Tigger the spotlight. For National Make a Dog’s Day, Tigger was treated to a special visit away from the shelter. Happily riding around Denver in a Subaru, he visited a pet store to select a toy, a coffee shop for a dog-friendly treat, a pumpkin patch, and a local park. His joy, as evidenced by an enthusiastically wagging tail, was clear—and our desire to find Tigger a new home grew even stronger. Tigger’s special day was videotaped, photographed, and shared on social media for National Make a Dog’s Day on October 22. As it turned out, this sweet boy’s day was made in more ways than one: a family spotted him on social media and came to the shelter to adopt him! Thanks to our partnership with Groove Subaru and Subaru of America, the League had the pleasure of sharing Tigger’s story with thousands of animal lovers this October—and we were proud to help 1,176 pets find new homes throughout the month.
In 2022, Make-A-Wish was once again a benefitting charity from the Subaru Share The Love® Event! When a customer purchases or leases a new vehicle, Subaru donates $250 to participating charities, including Make-A-Wish. For 15 years, Subaru has been an incredible supporter for wish kids, helping to grant more than 3,000 wishes and counting! Since 2011, Subaru has donated more than $27 million to Make-A-Wish through this campaign. Subaru of America, Inc. and its retailers donated more than $2.7 million to Make-A-Wish last year during the Share The Love Event. Last year, Groove Subaru in Denver/Englewood helped raise nearly $6,000! It was the third-largest donating dealership in Colorado. In a state that is known for its Subaru drivers, that is really saying something! Thank you, Groove Subaru, for giving joy to wish kids like Kai today and restoring hope for tomorrow!
On behalf of the Live Like Lou Foundation's board, staff, volunteers, researchers, and families affected by Lou Gehrig's disease, we are so thankful to be a partner in the Subaru Share the Love Event. The exposure this has given our organization is meaningful as it helps us reach more families impacted by a loved one's ALS diagnosis so we can fulfill our vision to leave ALS better than we found it. The Live Like Lou Foundation uniquely supports ALS families through one-time or short-term service in/around the home, funds college scholarships for dependents of ALS warriors, provides grants for home improvement projects following an ALS diagnosis, funds research from emerging ALS investigators, and creates awareness for this disease that bears Lou Gehrig's name. The fact that Lou passed away more than 80 years ago and his fate would be no different today means this disease needs more awareness and more research. It's not incurable, just underfunded! And we're poised to do something about it... and Groove Subaru is helping make that possible with funding from the Share the Love campaign. Thank you! Learn more at www.livelikelou.org.
Through Groove's Keep Driving Foundation we are giving back to local schools. Education is very important to our company and we give school grants through our Drive for Education. In 2022 we donated $97,275 to support education in the Denver Metro Area. This included grants to 16 local schools, scholarship assistance for graduating seniors, high school sports sponsorships and investments for facility improvements for automotive trade schools that are helping to educate and train future technicians.
We want to be apart of our local schools development of the next generation. At Groove we love learning so we delivered boxes of school supplies and other teaching materials to East Elementary School. The expressions on the faculty and teachers' faces brought us much joy. Weeks later we received a thank you banner from the students. We are proud to hang this in our Sales showroom.
We delivered blankets to the Rocky Mountain Cancer Center at Rose Medical Center Campus. This was a wonderful opportunity for us to give back to patients in need by delivering warmth, hope, and love during this difficult season of their life. We love to be apart of the community giving back, and proving we are more than a retailer, more than a car company, and we offer more than cars...we offer hope, love and support.
In 2022 we donated $25,000 to Foodbank of the Rockies, which provides 100,000 meals to Colorado families with food insecurities. We were the Feeding Hope sponsor at their annual fundraiser, the Foodbank of the Rockies Golf Classic. This event raised enough funds to provide 1.2 million meals for Colorado Families in need.
Thank you Groove Subaru for your continued partnership and support of Make-A-Wish through the Share the Love Event. Your support helps create life changing wishes for kids with critical illnesses. We appreciate and are so grateful for you! - Your friends at Make-A-Wish Colorado
This October, the Dumb Friends League was proud to partner with Groove Subaru and Subaru of America in celebration of Subaru Loves Pets Month. Throughout the month, pets at our shelters were treated to Subaru stuffed dog toys. On October 22, National Make a Dog’s Day, we also joined the team at Groove Subaru to share Subaru dog toys and Dumb Friends League leashes with patrons and staff at the dealership. Over the course of the month, an incredible 1,176 dogs and cats were adopted into new homes—including Tigger, one of the League’s longest-stay dogs. Tigger was relinquished to the League in April 2022. This large eight-year-old dog had experienced challenges with another dog in the home, along with medical issues his owner didn’t feel equipped to manage. Tigger came to the shelter with fresh bite wounds, an eyelid mass, and signs of hypothyroidism—a common disease that often manifests with weight gain, lethargy, and hair loss, and requires lifelong medication and regular veterinary visits. Despite these medical needs, Tigger exhibited a sweet, affectionate personality that won over the League’s staff. He was playful, patient, and great walking on a leash…and after receiving care from our Shelter Veterinary Services team, Tigger was made available for adoption. Despite being a staff favorite, Tigger’s time with the League stretched on for months, and he eventually became a longest-stay dog. When the opportunity arose to feature one of our shelter pets for Subaru Loves Pets Month and National Make a Dog’s Day, it seemed only fitting to give Tigger the spotlight. For National Make a Dog’s Day, Tigger was treated to a special visit away from the shelter. Happily riding around Denver in a Subaru, he visited a pet store to select a toy, a coffee shop for a dog-friendly treat, a pumpkin patch, and a local park. His joy, as evidenced by an enthusiastically wagging tail, was clear—and our desire to find Tigger a new home grew even stronger. Tigger’s special day was videotaped, photographed, and shared on social media for National Make a Dog’s Day on October 22. As it turned out, this sweet boy’s day was made in more way than one: a family spotted him on social media and came to the shelter to adopt him! Thanks to our partnership with Groove Subaru and Subaru of America, the League had the pleasure of sharing Tigger’s story with thousands of animal lovers this October—and we were proud to help 1,176 pets find new homes throughout the month. Social Media Posts Featuring Tigger: https://www.instagram.com/reel/CkBVNZvDwur/?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y%3D https://www.facebook.com/100064938932110/posts/pfbid0212M1nvGEQEcavsnm9yPsv7J8AfZhxc3VCtjCph7GhmQWqvSh3oswvKeEp1DeSUbsl/?app=fbl https://www.tiktok.com/@dumbfriendsleague/video/7157355782915394862?_r=1&_t=8Wiw0JIyIvr&is_from_webapp=v1&item_id=7157355782915394862
This year Groove Subaru partnered with Thrive Church who recently moved into their new home in Lone Tree, Colorado. Thrive Church has a robust outreach program “For A City” where the Church aims to make a significant impact outside their four walls. Subaru provided blankets that will be used in multiple outreach projects throughout the year. A few of Thrive's outreach partners include Children's Hospital, Parker Adventist Hospital, Castle Rock Adventist Hospital, Sky Ridge Hospital, String of Pearls and Denver Dream Center. The blankets will bring warmth and joy to those who need them most within our community.
Zola, a 9-year-old Chihuahua, was relinquished to the Dumb Friends League on Sept. 9, 2021. She was part of a group of seven dogs whose owner could no longer afford to care for them. Zola initially appeared nervous and uncomfortable, and after a full veterinary examination, it was determined that she was facing numerous challenges: she was fearful, overweight, missing all her teeth, and suffering from a medial luxating patella – a condition in which the patella, or kneecap, slides in and out of the groove in the pet’s knee. This condition can sometimes require further medical care during a pet’s life, including surgery. Despite these challenges, Zola had a sweet temperament, she was easy to walk, and she loved lap time and tummy rubs! With proper veterinary care and behavior support provided by the League’s skilled shelter team, this lovely senior girl found her new home on October 2, not even a month after her arrival. Her adopter recently shared that Zola is adjusting extremely well to her new home. In October 2021, an incredible 1,617 pets were adopted into new homes across the League’s three shelters in Denver, Castle Rock and Alamosa. Groove Subaru’s support of the League for Subaru Loves Pets Month truly makes a difference in the lives of pets in need – and the people who love them – in our shared community. Despite the continued COVID-19 crisis and the associated challenges that many vehicle dealerships are navigating, Groove Subaru and its team have shown steadfast support of the League’s mission and work. From featuring some of our longest-stay “Underdogs” and providing informational materials about the League on a special display inside the dealership, to inviting a League team member to visit and distribute dog toys to visitors, Groove Subaru has been a consistent friend and supporter. We were honored to align with Groove Subaru in support of Subaru Loves Pets month, and we are thankful for the dealership’s support of the adoption of 31 cats and dogs in October – including sweet Zola!
The Dumb Friends League is thankful to call Groove Subaru a sponsor of our annual Furry Scurry fundraising walk, which was held virtually in 2021. Despite this change, Groove Subaru remained committed to our mission and work to end pet homelessness and animal suffering in Colorado, and we were honored to have the opportunity to partner together in support of this work! We have had the pleasure of working with creative, enthusiastic and flexible members of the Groove Subaru team who seem to truly embody the "Subaru Loves Pets" ethos in all that they do -- and it was a pleasure to bring some of our own rescue dogs to the dealership to meet the larger team in-person in celebration of the Furry Scurry this May. It is with partners like Groove Subaru that we were able to successfully place more than 17,000 pets in our last fiscal year, and that we have been able to continue caring for homeless and neglected pets -- as well as owned pets in need -- throughout the COVID-19 crisis. We love our partnership with Groove Subaru: thank you for being part of our compassionate community!
Through Subaru's "Share the Love" event, Groove Subaru has raised almost $200,000 for ALS research at the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI). I have been a researcher at ALS TDI since 2007, and I am so grateful for the opportunity to work on developing new potential treatments for a disease that currently has no cure. The progress we are making can really be attributed to people sharing the love. Whether it is the family and friends of people living with ALS raising money through neighborhood fundraisers, or great organizations like Subaru who are dedicated to giving back, the drive to keep things moving ultimately comes back to the love our supporters have for our ALS community. Thank you to all who donated throughout 2020 to help us keep our research going forward in high gear!
The Dumb Friends League is proud to call Groove Subaru a partner in our mission to end pet homelessness and animal suffering in Colorado. Groove’s philanthropic support – including sponsorship of our annual Furry Scurry and a contribution in honor of pets adopted from our shelters in October – have had a meaningful impact on our work. Perhaps just as importantly, the Groove team’s passion for pets, plus a willingness to get directly involved in helping pets in need, has made a difference to the League and the animals in our care. From joining fellow Coloradans to walk for homeless pets in the Furry Scurry, to donating stuffed toys that provide valuable enrichment to the dogs in our shelters, we have seen the Groove team truly embody the spirit of “Subaru Loves Pets.” Thank you for championing pets in need in our shared community, and for joining us as a partner!
Groove Subaru was so generous in providing Family Tree's Women and Children's Shelter, House of Hope, with blankets that can be used all year round. When folks experiencing homelessness come to our shelters, they often have very few belongings. Thanks to the donation from Groove Subaru, we can be sure they have their very own blanket when they arrive. Items like this not only make families feel safe and warm, but help them know that they are one step closer to home. Thank you Groove Subaru!
During the month of October, the Dumb Friends League was fortunate to partner with Groove Subaru for Subaru Loves Pets Month. Groove Subaru became champions of pet homelessness by donating $100 for the first 31 dogs and cats that were adopted in the month of October at the League, pets like Rusty who were given a fresh start and another chance to find a loving home. Rusty came to the Dumb Friends League on Tuesday, October 6, 2020. Rusty, at 11-years-old, had started to show aggression towards familiar people and dogs, and his family did not know what to do. Rusty’s previous owner did not have the capacity to help him and brought Rusty to the Dumb Friends League Leslie A. Malone Center where they knew Rusty would receive support from trained behavior specialists. Like all pets, Rusty was given a medical and behavioral evaluation and staff determined that his aggression was likely due to fear, and he was enrolled in the League’s Canine Courage program. This program, offered at the League, helps dogs like Rusty overcome their fear using positive reinforcement. After several days and plenty of patience, the behavior team learned that the little dog’s trigger was abrupt movements and were able to help him build confidence and get ready for adoption. Meanwhile, in Aurora, a woman named Sharon, who recently lost her senior dog, was ready for someone to fill the hole in her heart. When she saw Rusty online, she knew Rusty was the perfect fit for her family and jumped in the car and headed straight to the Leslie A. Malone Center to meet him. “I thought he was really cute,” she confessed, “and he really liked me.” After a smooth and easy adoption process, Sharon and Rusty went home on October 13. Over the next few weeks, Rusty settled into his new surroundings and to his new family. Sharon was patient and adjusted to Rusty’s needs. Eventually, his big personality shined through in the little dog. Sharon said Rusty goes back and forth between his doggie bed and kennel but loves sleeping in his dog parents’ bed at night. He enjoys car rides and has a lot of energy and spunk for a dog his age. He likes to play keep-away with his toys and loves shredding his toys to pieces. When asked how Rusty is doing today, Sharon mentioned, “It’s going really well, and we are really happy with him. Rusty’s calm most of the time, as long as people do not rush towards him.” Rusty has grown accustomed to being a part the family. He loves the grandkids and Sharon, but Rusty has become especially close to Sharon’s husband. “My husband is disabled, and Rusty has become really protective of him.” Even though Rusty favors his new dog dad, he still makes time for Sharon. “Life was pretty lonely before, since my husband sleeps most of the time, so I started talking to the dog. I am still waiting for him to talk back. He’s a really good puppy and we are really happy with him.” From the heart of the shelter to the heart of the home, Groove Subaru has helped dogs and cats find their place in the world again. We are proud to partner with Groove Subaru and beyond grateful for their support in creating precious adoption moments for homeless pets like Rusty.
Groove Subaru joined the Dumb Friends League’s sponsorship community as a Bronze Sponsor of our 2020 Furry Scurry, which kicked off on May 2. The Furry Scurry has been a beloved annual Colorado tradition for many years, and this event shifted to a virtual format in 2020 for the first time due to the COVID-19 crisis in our community. Despite this unexpected shift, our community of partners and participants came together, stronger than ever, to celebrate the vital role that pets play in our lives. Groove Subaru’s unwavering enthusiasm and support, particularly as we shifted to a new event format, was incredibly meaningful for our organization. From providing sponsorship support, to sharing Subaru dog toys for event participants, to a great enthusiasm for the League’s mission and work among Groove Subaru staff, we are incredibly thankful for everything you did to make this event a success. Your support of the League and trust in our work helped us raise more than $584,000 for homeless and neglected pets in our community – with nearly 3,000 participants! Groove Subaru’s compassionate approach to pets in need, willingness to share our mission and work with your own community, and sponsorship support all helped us achieve this goal. We are honored to call Groove Subaru a Furry Scurry partner!
Through Subaru's "Share the Love" event, Groove Subaru has raised over $150,000 for ALS research at the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI). I have been a researcher at ALS TDI since 2007, and I am so grateful for the opportunity to work on developing new potential treatments for a disease that currently has no cure. The progress we are making can really be attributed to people sharing the love. Whether it is the family and friends of people living with ALS raising money through neighborhood fundraisers, or great organizations like Subaru who are dedicated to giving back, the drive to keep things moving ultimately comes back to the love our supporters have for our ALS community. Thank you to all who donated to help us keep our research going forward in high gear, no matter how crazy of a year it is!
Our Subaru Drive for Education Grant made our Explorers Summer Camp a success! Our grant supported the implementation of “Green Initiatives,” such as Rooftop Solar Panels, the implementation of Recycling Practices and our Garden Patch. Our grant allowed to purchase a compost bin - which made composting a part our day- everyday! Our grant also sponsored outside exploration (aka field trips,) guest speakers/visitors (such as Hawk Quest and Beth Epley) and activity materials (for our water wall) - which all complemented our camp activities. Our funding allowed campers to do a variety of activities such as making solar quesadillas, building solar cars, recycle art and building a water wall- which was fun way to conserve water (while still paying with water.) Our campers also spent a significant amount of time in our Garden Patch. They learned about the role composting plays in the gardening process and how important Earthworms are in the process. Yes, they played with Earthworms. Primrose School of Littleton teachers and staff wish to inspire creativity during play, foster compassion through action and encourage resourcefulness through outside-the-box thinking. For a balanced summer program, we incorporated a STEAM curriculum. STEAM skills of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math were added during our camp to help build a foundation for learning. Whether getting their hands dirty in the garden, playing with earthworms or going on educational field trips, our campers became more environmentally aware one activity at a time. Through hands-on activities, discussions and playtime campers learned how their actions impact the environment. Our grant allowed our campers to learn the importance of being a global citizen with the financial support of our program.
The Mission of the Folds of Honor is Singular, to provide Educational Scholarships to the Spouses and Children of Wounded and Fallen Service Members. In 12 short years we are able to provide almost 25,000 Scholarships, which in return helps Military Families with their Dream of going to College. We are Honored to Partner with Groove Subaru to help us on our Mission to Honor their Sacrifice and Educate their Legacy. During their Memorial Day Sales Event they were able to donate over $5,000 towards a local educational scholarship right here in Denver.
Together with the Five Star Education Foundation, Groove Auto made a huge investment in the future of Adams 12 Five Star students in Colorado. With a grant from the dealership, the Foundation was able to launch an innovative project that will have a lasting impact in the community. Called the Career Discovery Playbook, students who are taking career based classes are creating an innovative guide for all students in the district. The guide will tell the story of students who have taken classes in automotive repair, construction, graphic design, engineering, business, welding, video production and more. It will describe what students can learn and talk about students and where they are now. The other half of the book is contributions from businesses who want to hire these students, the career pathways they can expect and how the company will support their ongoing education. They will also tell success stories about people in their company who started on the same path. This engaging piece will be in the hands of every high school student in the district by the beginning of next school year. "We are working to flip the paradigm" says Executive Director Shannon Hancock. "No longer is the question, 'do you want to go to college or not'. Instead, we are engaging ALL students by asking, What do you want to be? What education do you need to be that? and Where do you need to go to get that education? This change in thinking keeps our students thinking of themselves as lifelong learners." The contribution from Groove Auto will help tell the story of what students can do in the automotive industry and how they can envision their future. Thank you Groove Auto for joining us in this awesome endeavor!
On Sept 17th, 2019 Groove Subaru in partnership with Groove Auto held their annual Drive for Education® grant presentation donating over $55,000 to 34 local schools. The Drive for Education program, in its tenth year, uses proceeds from vehicle sales to fund grants supporting education in the local community. This year’s grants funded everything from iPads, books, instruments and unique learning spaces to programs for students with special needs. Groove also announced their upcoming partnership with The Colton Underwood Legacy Foundation. Colton’s foundation works towards empowering people living with Cystic Fibrosis. By providing resources and support to help manage their health and medical challenges. This event is one we look forward to every year,” said Rob Edwards Groove Auto’s Regional Vice President. “What a blessing it is to be able to hear about all of the programs that are going on in our going on in our local schools and to feel the excitement and energy of the kids. It’s truly magical and we are excited to be along for the ride! Since its inception in 2009, the DFE program has contributed over $530,000 to Denver-area school and our local community.
Through Subaru's "Share The Love" event, Groove Subaru raised over $36,000 for ALS research at the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI). I have been a researcher at ALS TDI for 13 years, and as a nonprofit biotech the progress made in research can really be attributed to people sharing the love. Whether it is the family and friends of people living with ALS raising money through neighborhood fundraisers or great organizations like Subaru who are dedicated to giving back, the drive to keep things moving ultimately comes back to the love our supporters have for our ALS community. Thank you to all who donated to help us keep our research going forward in high gear!
On July 9th The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Groove Subaru delivered blankets and arts & crafts kits to Presbyterian St. Luke’s Hospital, Colorado Blood Cancer Institute and Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children. We started the day at Colorado Blood Cancer Institute delivering blankets to patients who were in for the day. We then moved over to Presbyterian St. Luke’s to the Bone Marrow Transplant floor and delivered blankets to patients and their families who were going to be in the hospital for a while. Then we walked to Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children and delivered the rest of the blankets and arts & crafts kits to the kids and their siblings. Groove Subaru and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society were honored to spend the morning with the staff, patients and their families.
Partnered with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Groove Subaru delivered blankets, bags and care cards to the patients at the ColoradoBlood Cancer Institute on July 11, 2018. Jonathan Norris, a representative from Groove Subaru, is ayoung adult blood cancer survivor and enjoyed visiting with the patients duringthe blanket delivery. Because the Colorado Blood Cancer Institute doesn’t workwith the pediatric population, Groove Subaru and The Leukemia & LymphomaSociety took the arts and crafts kits to the Rocky Mountain Hospital forChildren, located in the same building. They also delivered to Presbyterian St.Luke’s. Colorado Blood Cancer Institute, Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children andPresbyterian St. Luke’s were very excited and appreciative of the blankets.
Groove Subaru, in partnership with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, participated in a “Share the Love” campaign to help blood cancer patients at the Colorado Blood Cancer Institute. Team members from Subaru, LLS and CBCI donated 80 warm, fuzzy blankets with care cards and messages of hope from the community. They also delivered 10 care kits to younger patients so the children could draw, do crafts and break away from hospital life. The program is a great way for LLS and Subaru to connect with local hospitals and help blood cancer patients. “It was a rewarding experience to be able to brighten the patients’ day and wrap them in love by providing the Subaru blankets! The cancer journey is tough, so to lift their spirits is a wonderful feeling,” LLS Sr. Campaign Director Beth Muehlethaler said.
We planted the perennials that you sent. The students were so excited to start the garden. Unfortunately, the additional supplies (bird houses, birdbath, feeders etc.) did not arrive until the last day of school. I didn't want to put them out without student participation, so I will wait until the students come back in August. I will send more pictures then. Most of my students have not had the opportunity to experience nature, so they are genuinely excited to be part of the creation of our backyard habitat. We are so grateful!
Groove Subaru, in partnership with Groove Auto, is proud to announce its 2016 grant donation of $69,000 awarded on behalf of its “Drive for education” (DFE) program. The program, in its seventh year, uses proceeds from area car sales to fund grants awarded to neighboring schools. Everyone from principals to teachers and parents can apply for DFE grants to fund supplies and programs for their school of choice. This year’s grants were awarded to 28 schools to fund everything from Google Chromebooks, to leadership and outdoor programs as well as an entirely new course on science and energy for one school. “We understand that there is an ongoing challenge for schools to find funding and we want to do our part to help,” commented Groove Auto regional vice president, Rob Edwards. “These schools and teachers have the ever-important job of educating our future generation and we couldn’t be happier to help give them the tools to do just that.” Since its inception in 2009, the DFE program has contributed over $221,000 to Denver-area schools.
Gentlemen, I was dropping off my Subaru this evening for my regularly scheduled service at Groove on South Broadway in Englewood. My husband was on his way to pick me up when HIS car broke down. Mark Weadick and R.J. Dwyer were the two gentlemen who took my Subaru in for service and offered to help me out by providing a loaner for my use to retrieve my husband and have a car while my Subaru is in for service. Mark and R.J. were exceptionally nice and even offered to help if my husband could not get his car safely to the Toyota dealership for service on his Lexus. We were unsure that my husband could make it to the Lexus dealership in Greenwood Village, so Mark gave me the name of the service manager at the Toyota dealership next door to Groove and offered to call him in the morning to make sure my husband's car was handled with care as he is not a regular customer of Toyota. While I was tired after a long day of work and was unhappy that we were having car problems with my husband's car, Mark and R.J. went over and above by offering their help and providing exceptional service to me and my husband. Car problems are never fun, but with the face of Subaru represented by gentlemen like Mark and R.J., a trying situation was certainly much more pleasant. Many thanks to Mark Weadick and R.J. Dwyer!!
Throughout the month of April, Groove Subaru took part in Subaru's "Love the Earth campaign". During the month, a large White and Green box was placed in our showroom for people to recycle their old electronic equipment. We received many donations and are very proud to have helped facilitate this real-world recycling event at our store. Thank you to all who donated to show our planet some love!
Today, members of our fundraising and development team met with Groove Subaru in Englewood to accept a $12,000 check in support of our organization and the people with HIV and AIDS who we provide services to. Thank you Groove Subaru for raising this money and for your commitment to keeping Colorado communities safe!
For the first time ever, Englewood Schools has two braille learners. We are developing our program and services to encompass all of the things these students need to learn in order to be successful. From learning to ride RTD to how to operate the functions on an Ipad, these kids are competing with fully sighted peers, in fully integrated classrooms. I wrote this Drive For Education grant in hopes of securing funds to create more opportunities for all of the students with visual impairments in Englewood schools. These funds will be used to create opportunities for community outings, to build tactile libraries for our students with severe needs, and to buy supplies for activities such as cooking, recreation, and social skills development. From white canes, to puffy stickers, this money will help provide additional resources to our blind and visually impaired learners. Thank you, Groove! We are looking forward to sharing some examples of the projects we create from your generous gift.
Michael at Groove Subaru was easy to work with, friendly, prompt and straightforward. He wasn't pushy and made sure that the car we bought was exactly the way we wanted it. He went out of his way to find the exact car we wanted, which happened to be in a different state, and had it delivered for us. I am a Subaru owner for life and Michael strengthened the relationship. 110% satisfied!
I am constantly wow-ed by the fantastic customer service within the mechanic's shop and the sales department at Groove Subaru. This is our third vehicle there and I hope to keep coming back again and again! There is no pressure to buy and we've consistently gotten great deals. And the mechanics are FANTASTIC! I wouldn't take my car in to any other dealership.
Robert Farnett, GM of Groove Subaru awarded $3,500 to the Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club on Tuesday October 28th, 2014 as part of the Groove Auto Drive For Education Foundation. Sara Shanley accepted the donation and was grinning from ear to ear while at the Dealership. The funds will be used to help support the program which provides education and training to four different age groups. The Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club's is serving 1,500 children with Soccer for Success in the Denver Metro area. Soccer for Success is the U.S. Soccer Foundation's free after school program that uses soccer as a tool to address children's health issues and juvenile delinquency, while promoting healthy lifestyles in urban undeserved communities. To find more information about how you can get involved please visit www.rapidsyouthsoccer.org/soccerforsuccess. The Drive For Education Foundation was created by the employees of Groove Auto as a way to make an impact in the local neighborhoods where they work and live. By committing a portion of the sale of every vehicle to the program, they are able to give over $100,000 a year in funding to local non-profits and schools. In 2013 The Drive For Education Foundation gave $120,000 to local schools, organizations and non-profits and in 2014 they are planning on exceeding that number.
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