The 2021 Subaru Love Promise Community Commitment Award

The 2021 Subaru Love Promise Community Commitment Award

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

We're honored to receive the 2021 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.

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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 Subaru of Wichita dedicated locally to the Love Promise?

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. We operate our dealership by the Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Our goal is to operate a fun, successful dealership that makes a difference in the lives of our co-workers, customers, and community.

Kansas Humane Society, Beauties and Beasts, Clear the Shelter, Hands of Hope Rescue

Arbor Day Foundation

Kansas Learning Center, Kansas Youth Empowerment Academy, USD 259 (Teacher Appreciation), Various School Sponsorships, Various Community Events

Love Your Community Awards w/ KWCH TV, St. Anthony Family Shelter, Catholic Charities, Wichita Childrens Home, Wellington Children's Home, ICT SOS, Church on the Street, Fair Immigration Reform Network, Faith Builders

Genesis Foundation for Fitness , Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Blounts Disease Strong Foundation, Meals on Wheels, Harbor House, Union Mission Rescue, Cornerstone of Care - Pathways Wichita, Senior Services of Wichita

Did Subaru of Wichita 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 Subaru of Wichita

Subaru and Subaru of Wichita 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

Sharing The Love With ICT S.O.S - Erica W

We’re so excited to share our partnership with ICT S.O.S! Through our Share The Love campaign this summer, we proudly donated $15,221 to this hard-working non-profit! ICT S.O.S have been connecting human trafficking survivors to community resources for over 10 years and have recently expanded their services. We’re happy to support their mission of fighting sex trafficking and grateful that we were able to donate such a large amount of money. We wish this Wichita-based organization the best on creating real and lasting change right here in our city.

Sharing The Love With ICT S.O.S

Subaru Pet Photo Day - Erica W

We were excited to host Pet Photo Day this spring! Everyone and their dog (literally) were invited for a free photo shoot at our dealership. We love pets and wanted to give our customers, employees, and dog lovers a chance to pose with their furry friend. Everyone that participated received free digital photos of their pet (in front of their chosen backdrop) and a complimentary Subaru bandana. It was a great way to interact with our community and look forward to more pet events this year!

Subaru Pet Photo Day

Subaru To The Rescue - Erica W

During the cold snap and unbelievable freezing temperatures our community faced, our Sales Professional, Demetrius, donated 4 large boxes of 100 blankets to the Union Rescue Mission! The winter didn’t stop us from supporting this organization’s mission of helping the homeless and hungry by providing food, shelter, and a safe place to change their lives through life changing programs. The Union Rescue Mission has been serving the Wichita, KS area for over 70 years and we were grateful for the opportunity to help them make a difference. Visiting with them during this donation has opened the door to future community involvement and we encourage everyone to check them out!

Subaru To The Rescue

Subaru Supports Meals on Wheels - Erica W

Over the holidays, our team thrived during our Subaru Share The Love Event! With every new Subaru purchased or leased, we proudly donated $250 to the charity of our customer’s choice! This included Meals on Wheels – a program designed to deliver meals to senior citizens living at home. We partnered with Senior Services of Wichita to help spread the word of our campaign to hopefully gain exposure to the Meals on Wheels program. This involved our team signing holiday cards for the Senior Services of Wichita team to deliver to their clients, hosting a small panel of Senior Services experts on the effects of social isolation, and our Sales Specialists, Emilee & Demetrius, volunteering to deliver meals on their days off. We’re pleased with how the campaign ended and the wonderful folks we helped and met along the way. We look forward to working with our friends again and encourage everyone to support the Meals on Wheels program.

Subaru Supports Meals on Wheels

Love Your Community Award - Final Winner - Erica W

Help us congratulate our final winner of the Love Your Community Award, Kayley Miller! She took it upon herself to paint a distribution box for books for young kids to take and read during the summer. This box with Disney characters painted on it sits outside the library or the community center in Haysville, KS. She is always looking for ways to help others from the young to the elderly. It has been a great honor to recognize high achieving students like Kayley in our community. We couldn't have done this without the help from our friends at KWCH12! Thank you for following our Love Your Community journey!


Subaru Loves Pets & Max's Tail - Haleigh O

On behalf of everyone at the Kansas Humane Society (KHS), paws included, we would like to share how much we appreciate this incredible partnership between Subaru of Wichita and KHS. For the last several years, we have partnered for a Subaru Loves Pets adoption event to save animal lives - this year was no different. Homeless and abandoned pets have needed more support than ever before, and Subaru of Wichita ensured this would happen. On Saturday, Oct. 24th, 2020 the Subaru Loves Pets adoption event was held at KHS. 31 animals (20 cats, 10 dogs, and 1 rabbit) met their forever families and went home to start their new adventures. A heartwarming story to share, Max’s Tail. Max’s adopters saw his photo on the KHS website the night before the adoption event, and they immediately knew he was meant to join their family. They made the 2.5 hour trip to KHS from Tulsa, OK to KHS in the early hours of the morning to have a chance to adopt him. They were the first to arrive for the event and waited outside for hours. When they visited with him for the first time, it was love at first sight! He’s such a sweet and easy-going dog, and now he has a loving and dedicated family to spend the rest of his life with! Thank you, Subaru of Wichita, for making Max’s happy tail come true and for being a hero to pets in need!

Subaru Loves Pets & Max's Tail

Love Your Community Award - October Winner - Erica W

Did you know that we have proudly partnered with local news station, KWCH12 in presenting the Love Your Community Award? Every month, we have highlighted one student who's improving the lives of those around them and Subaru of Wichita has made a donation, in their name, to the charity of their choice! How exciting is that? For the month of October, we're excited to announce Seth, Asa, and Atiera Langenberg as our winners! The entire team at Subaru and KWCH12 was blown away with their incredible involvement with Meals on Wheels. Be sure to visit our website to see our past winners! We're thankful for everyone that has been giving back to our community. We're also proud of our Sales Specialists, Demetrius and Emilee, for meeting with our monthly winners and presenting them with their trophy.


Subaru Sponsors Woofstock - Erica W

Every year, we at Subaru of Wichita look forward to the opportunity in helping pets get a second chance in life. We do this by sponsoring Woofstock, the Kansas Humane Society's largest annual fundraiser that benefits Wichita's homeless and abandoned animals. In light of current events, Woofstock was a drive-thru edition this year that also held many online fundraising efforts leading up to the event. We were proud to sponsor the Pet Costume Contest on Facebook and the scavenger hunt during Woofstock's drive-thru event. During Woofstock, we proudly had 2 Subaru models on-site, hosted a raffle, and gave away Subaru swag. With donations still rolling in after Woofstock, the Kansas Humane Society has met 103% of its life-saving fundraiser goal at $128,793.50! All proceeds go directly towards providing care, compassion, and a second chance to homeless and abandoned pets at the Kansas Humane Society. It warms our hearts that we were able to contribute to helping make Woofstock possible this year. We love pets at Subaru of Wichita and we're grateful that we could help be a part of homeless pets finding a new home.

Subaru Sponsors Woofstock

Love Your Community Award - September Winner - Erica W

We are proud partners with local news station, KWCH12 in presenting the Love Your Community Award! Who can receive this award? Any student that is going above and beyond is eligible to win! Every month, we highlight one student who's improving the lives of those around them and Subaru of Wichita makes a donation, in their name, to the charity of their choice! How exciting is that? For the month of September, we're excited to announce Elizabeth Wright as our winner! When meeting Elizabeth, we were so impressed with her current project that she's been working on. She is working on a community change project through Faces of Change, a leadership program for young people with disabilities. The project she has developed is Bitty Baby Bags. She is collecting items to fill bags for parents who have babies in the NICU. Do you know anyone that is going the extra mile that deserves some recognition like Elizabeth? If so, then please visit our website anytime to nominate a deserving student for next month's entry. We would love to meet another student that's doing good deeds in our community.


https://www.labradorlifeline.org/ - Margo W

Born on the LABSR4U mailing list, members of the list joined together to help purebred Labrador Retrievers at times when financial difficulty could make the difference between life and death, or health and sickness. We hope to give more Labs a chance to a happy, healthy life! Labrador Life Line is committed to offering financial assistance to owners and rescuers of Labrador Retrievers in need. We can assist eligible Labs with urgent and short term medical treatment. For more information on the types of assistance we provide, check out our Guidelines. To find out more about LLL, please take a look at our Mission Statement and Guidelines. Warm your heart by reading some of our wonderful Success Stories of the Labradors we've been able to help! If you would like to see our financial statements, we have several years of information available online. As always, we would like to thank our supporters for their continued belief in what we stand for and for their contributions to our cause.© 2018 Labrador Life Line, Inc. LLL is one of the only/few organizations that help owned Labradors and the family does not have to give up the dog to get help. I was a board member for 12 years, and support them today. I would love to see them get some assistance. All board members are volunteers.

Labrador Life Line
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Love Your Community Award - August Winner - Erica W

We are super excited to have partnered with local news station, KWCH12 in presenting the Love Your Community Award! Who can receive this award? Any student that is going above and beyond is eligible to win! Every month, we highlight one student who's improving the lives of those around them and Subaru of Wichita makes a donation, in their name, to the charity of their choice! How exciting is that? For the month of August, we're excited to announce Avery Barker as our winner! When meeting Avery, we were so impressed with her volunteer involvement. She volunteers for several non-profits, but her favorite is FaithBuilders. She helps pack snack bags for students, school supplies, and more for mothers in need, and delivers food to those in need for Thanksgiving. Do you know anyone that is going the extra mile that deserves some recognition like Avery? If so, then please visit our website anytime to nominate a deserving student for next month's entry. We would love to meet another student that's doing good deeds in our community.


Love Your Community Award - July Winner - Erica W

This year, we proudly partnered with local news station, KWCH12 in presenting the Love Your Community Award! What does this entail? Every month, we highlight one student who's improving the lives of those around them and Subaru of Wichita makes a donation, in their name, to the charity of their choice! How exciting is that? For the month of July, we're excited to announce Melissa Ornelas as our winner! We were so impressed with how Melissa not only wrote grants to get recycling bins at her school but how she received funds to start a mental health program for Wichita North High School! Do you know anyone that is going the extra mile that deserves some recognition like Melissa? If so, then please visit our website anytime to nominate a deserving student for next month's entry. We would love to meet another student going above and beyond in our community!


Love Your Community Award - June Winner - Erica W

Did you know that we have proudly partnered with local news station, KWCH12 in presenting the Love Your Community Award? Every month, we highlight one student who's improving the lives of those around them and Subaru of Wichita makes a donation, in their name, to the charity of their choice! How exciting is that? For the month of June, we're excited to announce Anneliese Aguilae as our winner! The entire team at Subaru and KWCH12 was blown away of how much she helps advocate for the mental health community and those affected by Blounts disease. Check out our interview with Anneliese and share it with your friends! Don't forget that you can go to our website anytime to nominate a deserving student for next month's entry. We would love to meet another student going above and beyond in our community!


Love Your Community Award - May Winner - Erica W

We have proudly partnered with local news station, KWCH12 in presenting the Love Your Community Award! Each month we will highlight one student who's improving the lives of those around them and Subaru of Wichita will make a donation, in their name, to the charity of their choice! How exciting is that? For the month of May, we're excited to announce Cael, Jason, and Jack as our three winners! It was a pleasure meeting these three young men and learning about how they raised over $120,000 in a 7-week period to help find a cure for blood cancers. Hear from these three students in our interview with them! Don't forget that you can go to our website anytime to nominate a deserving student for next month's entry!


Subaru Sponsors Televised Graduations - Erica W

While normally May is filled with graduations and senior celebrations all month long, the Coronavirus pandemic has unfortunately caused schools across Kansas to cancel or postpone graduations this school year. Even though we may not be able to gather to honor the Class of 2020 in person, we along with KWCH, KSCW, Credit Union of America, and Patterson Legal Group still want to say “Congrats to Grads!” From May 6th through June 3rd, families at home will be able to celebrate their graduating senior during KSCW’s “Congrats to Grads” 30-minute specials at 5:30pm. Families can either cheer for their grad on their television or they can stream the program online. To see a list of the schools and what dates they will be on air, be sure to visit KWCH.com where you will also have the opportunity to upload a photo of your graduate for a chance to be featured on Eyewitness News! Our hearts are with the Class of 2020. It’s unfair that they didn’t have a traditional graduation, but we hope this helps show how proud everyone is of their accomplishments! We care about our community and we encourage everyone to tune in and to cheer on our graduates.

Subaru Sponsors Televised Graduations

Love Your Community Award - April Winner - Erica W

We have proudly partnered with local news station, KWCH12 in presenting the Love Your Community Award! Each month we will highlight one student who's improving the lives of those around them and Subaru of Wichita will make a donation, in their name,to the charity of their choice! How exciting is that? For the month of April, we're excited to announce Dalaina Schutte as our winner! It was a pleasure meeting Dalaina and learning about what she does best - taking care of her community! She's a student in Halstead, KS and she has been making bracelets to raise money to make masks and donating them to nurses in her community. Hear from Dalaina in our interview with her! Don't forget that you can go to our website to nominate a deserving student for next month's entry!


Love Your Community Award - March Winner - Erica W

We have proudly partnered with KWCH12 (local news station) in presenting the Love Your Community Award! Each month we will highlight one student who's improving the lives of those around them and Subaru of Wichita will make a donation, in their name,to the charity of their choice! How exciting is that? For the month of March, we're excited to announce Grace Pattinson as our winner! It was a pleasure meeting Grace and learning about what she does best - being involved at her church, helping at the Women's Shelter every other Monday, and being a Big Sister to the youth in her apartment community. Learn more about Grace in our interview with her! Don't forget that you can go to our website to nominate a deserving student for next month's entry!


Customer Appreciation Sales Event - Laura R

At Subaru of Wichita, we know that we would never be able to achieve our goals without our loyal customers. As a Thank You to the Wichita community, on February 7th, 2020, Subaru of Wichita hosted a Customer Appreciation Sales Event. At this all-day event, customers were able to take advantage of one day only employee pricing on all new and used vehicles. While customers were enjoying time with their salesperson or exploring their options for a new vehicle, they were able to enjoy both lunch and dinner free at the Customer Appreciation Sales Event. During the event, customers were able to take a break from their day to pet and cuddle with the most adorable adoptable dogs from the Kansas Humane Society. Additionally, at the Customer Appreciation Sales Event, all customers who came out that day were able to go home with a Subaru reusable grocery bag filled with more Subaru swag. Before each customer left they were invited to enter into one of our many raffles prizes featuring tickets to events like Jason Aldean, KISS Live, AJR as well as Wichita State Shocker basketball or gas, two-year maintenance, and restaurant gift cards. This was the first-ever Customer Appreciation Sales Event for Subaru of Wichita and we can’t wait to do it again next year!

Customer Appreciation Sales Event

Award Winning Saleswoman Gives Back In A Major Way - Laura R

Instead of pinching pennies this past December, our saleswomen, Emilee Reinert gives back to a local classroom with award money Reinert received from winning a sales contest at Subaru of Wichita. "Emilee won a sales contest and instead of using the extra money on herself, she donated the entirety of it to a local classroom. She is truly an amazing person and team member and she is a shining example for all of us. Emilee is exactly what we seek to inspire here at Subaru of Wichita.” Says General Manager, David Carranza. Born and raised in Tipton, Kansas, Reinert has worked at Subaru of Wichita for just shy of six years and says that growing up in a small town where everyone is like family has ingrained in her the importance of giving back to those in need. “I believe that even the smallest act of kindness can make a huge impact, Subaru has given me that feeling of family and without it I would not be able to have opportunities like these.” says Reinert. Reinert says she hopes to inspire Wichita to give back even during a time of year where things can be tight after the holidays. Reinert explains how the smiles on the children’s faces made everything worth it and is excited for the opportunity to do it again the future.

Award Winning Saleswoman Gives Back In A Major Way

Jardine Middle School Book Donation - Laura R

As a part of the Subaru Loves To Learn Initiative, Subaru of Wichita had the privilege to present Jardine STEM and Career Exploration Academy’s library with boxes filled with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) related books. This was a unique opportunity for Subaru of Wichita because the demand for science-based jobs in the United States is high and we were able to help better prepare these students for the science career field ahead. The team at Subaru of Wichita was eager to return to Jardine STEM and Career Exploration Academy, arriving bright and early at the dealership to load up a few Crosstrek’s with all the books and donated school supplies and headed on their way. From the second they stepped foot into Jardine STEM and Career Exploration Academy they were met with smiles and deep gratitude from students and staff. “Seeing the joy and appreciation from the students and staff was the greatest part of being able to do such impactful things in the Wichita community” says Subaru of Wichita team member, Erica Whitney. After presenting the books and supplies in the library, the team spent time with a few Jardine students and were asked to talk about their experience working at Subaru of Wichita and what it means to be successful in the work force. It is moments like these that remind us how incredible of an organization Subaru of America is for allowing our team opportunities to connect with the future generation of leaders in our Wichita community. We cannot wait to do it again next year!

Jardine Middle School Book Donation

Together, We Are Stronger Than Cancer - Erica W

On October 12, 2019, Subaru of Wichita formed a fundraising walk team for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Light The Night. The walk took place at the Exploration Place where everyone was invited to bring light to the darkness of cancer! Our mission was to raise money to help wipe out blood cancer and we’re grateful to everyone that was able to donate and participate. For those who aren’t familiar with this organization, LLS is the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding research, finding cures and ensuring access to treatments for blood cancer patients. It was truly special to see everyone come together to support this charitable organization while showing compassion to those who are currently battling or have lost someone to cancer. The moment the Subaru team found the most inspiring was being a part of the Survivor Ceremony where all survivors held up their white lantern to show that together, we are stronger than cancer. Erica, Marketing Project Manager, stated “This event has inspired me to help raise more money for this organization again next year. After hearing everyone’s stories of fighting this awful cancer, I want to do everything I can to help make a difference.” We look forward to doing this again next year and to continue to encourage our customers, friends, and family to help us with our community efforts. Even though the walk is over, you are free to donate to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society anytime! There is also help needed to support patients and caregivers.

Together, We Are Stronger Than Cancer

All For The Paws - Erica W

This summer, Subaru of Wichita helped their friends over at the Kansas Humane Society and KFDI by sponsoring their All For The Paws event. The team at Subaru was more than happy to help pets in need! Proceeds collected at All For The Paws went towards helping pets get a second chance in life at the Kansas Humane Society. All For The Paws was held at the Wave (a venue downtown) and had over 2,000 people interested in going. While our team was on-site at the event, we had a blast handing out dog-friendly swag, sporting our Subaru Ascent and Crosstrek, and raffling off incredible prizes! We held a drawing for guests to have a chance to win an adoption gift certificate to the Kansas Humane Society and 4 tickets to the Kansas City Zoo! The zoo trip package included us offering a Subaru Ascent for the winner to drive to the zoo in, a QuikTrip gift card for gas, and a gift card to Freddy’s (a local favorite fast food restaurant). The night ended with our General Manager, David, saying a few nice words on stage about our partnership with the Kansas Humane Society and how Subaru Loves Pets. We were grateful for the opportunity to sponsor All For The Paws and to see LANCO perform live at the event . We hope to have the chance to participate again next year and to show our community our support for pets that need helped, rescued, and adopted.

All For The Paws

Subaru Supports Catholic Charities - Erica W

Subaru of Wichita was a proud supporter and contributor of the Bags to Riches event held on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. The event was hosted by Catholic Charities and was promoted as a “Girls’ Evening Out” that featured unique purses, wine, food, great prizes, and fun raffle items! All proceeds from the event benefited homeless families and women & children experiencing domestic violence at the Catholic Charities shelter ministries – St. Anthony Family Shelter and Harbor House Domestic Violence Shelter. Leading up to this event, we, at Subaru, helped spread the word by sharing our support on our Facebook page and let the world know what a wonderful organization Catholic Charities is. We specifically supported Mary Billings, the Queen Bee of the Bags to Riches, and asked our followers to contribute to her fundraising goal.For those who are not familiar with Catholic Charities Wichita, they are an impactful organization that makes their funds go a long way for people in our community. They help pull people out of the lowest point in their life and start over. Catholic Charities show they care for people every day through their programs and ministries such as their Daily Bread Food Pantry, Foster Grandparent Program, Adult Day Services, Harbor House Domestic Violence Shelter, and a whole lot more! This year, Catholic Charities is celebrating 75 years of serving children and families and we couldn’t be more proud to support their programs. We were grateful to sponsor their Bags to Riches event and look forward to building our relationship with Catholic Charities and to work with them again in the future.

Subaru Supports Catholic Charities

Subaru Supports Public Radio - Erica W

This summer, Subaru of Wichita had the amazing opportunity to sponsor KMUW’s Media Circus at the Cotillion! The event was presented by NetApp Wichita in an effort to support public radio. For the second year in a row, KMUW’s Media Circus provided an evening of fun and allowed everyone to take a break from serious journalism. The Subaru team had the pleasure of meeting featured guests Korva Coleman (NPR newscaster), Bonnie Bing (local icon), opera star Karla Burns, local journalist Cindy Klose, Denise Neil of the Wichita Eagle, and Jay Prater of the CMB Kake Weather. While the Subaru team had a wonderful time, Subaru of Wichita took this unique opportunity a step further and had invited 6 local journalist students to join the Subaru table. The staff at Subaru took these students under their wing and enjoyed the festivities at KMUW’s Media Circus. Festivities of the evening included carnival games, circus performers, a delicious dinner provided by The Anchor, music by a local DJ, live and silent auctions, and a whole lot more! We, at Subaru of Wichita, were grateful for the golden opportunity to sponsor this wonderful event and to have been given the chance to bring in local journalist students. The students were excited to have been chosen to join us and to have been given the moment to experience a fun night in the world of journalism. We hope to have this opportunity again next year!

Subaru Supports Public Radio

Subaru Loves to Care - Blanket Delivery - Amy M

On Thursday, June 27, 2019 Subaru of Wichita and staff from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society visited Wesley Children’s Hospital for the Subaru Loves to Care blanket delivery where they were met by Halle. Halle is 12 years old. She loves art and quickly showed us pictures of the rock she painted for her favorite nurse, the nurse’s name neatly printed across the now yellow stone. Her mom smiled proudly, never taking her eyes off of Halle; sharing, “She’s a very creative girl!” Complimenting her black FRIENDS t-shirt, she looked down at the photo of the cast and smiled back up at me. She was very pleased to hear that I re-watch the show every couple of years. Many people may not recognize it at first, but beneath Halle’s incredibly cheerful and ebullient exterior is a courageous, persistent, undercover warrior who faces an invisible enemy every day. Her thinning, shaved hair and her port scar are just two of the visible battle scars that she proudly bears from a war that’s far from won and in fact, only began a few months ago. Early on in 2019, Halle, a vibrant, energetic and introspective 6th grader, wasn’t feeling well. In fact, despite checkups, rest and her mother’s unremitting love, she continued to not feel well. Doctor’s continued to brush off the symptoms and the school started getting more and more impatient with all the absences and sick days, but her mother knew something was not right. On April 19th, her mom took her again to the doctor and insisted they did blood work. They soon discovered the unthinkable – Halle had Pre B-ALL. The doctor called and told her mother to take her immediately to the hospital to be admitted where she immediately started treatment. Halle is currently in outpatient care, coming in for her weekly chemotherapy treatments and returning home to her family and her dog who has been by her side every step of this journey (and loves to let Halle dress him up and model her wigs!). As Halle loses her hair and continues treatment, her mother is convince that her unwavering strength and positivity will see her through this and I must say, after meeting Halle, I’m convinced just the same. Halle was the first patient at Wesley to receive a Subaru arts & craft kit and blanket as well as a few other special items from the LLS staff. Many more patients will receive their Subaru kits and blankets in the days and weeks to come and we can only hope that like Halle, these small gifts will bring some warmth and comfort, bring an opportunity to express and create and distract, and bring a smile to the faces of these dauntless undercover warriors. If only the world knew where the real heroes were… They’re often hooked up to IVs, sporting scarves or wigs on their bald heads, counting down to the last time they have to receive a lumbar puncture, they smile when they don’t have to and they let themselves cry when it’s just too much to bear… These are heroes.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Subaru Loves to Care - Blanket Delivery