The 2020 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 2020 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.

The 2020 Subaru Love Promise Community 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.

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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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. 


Loving the environment means more than loving the great outdoors. It means working to preserve it.

Since 2018, Subaru has partnered with TerraCycle.  Participating Subaru retailers collect hard-to-recycle trash that was headed to local landfills. We collect approximately 2 tons of this hard-to-recycle trash monthly, which will be converted to furnishings and other usable items and donated locally.


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 277,600 award-winning science books.  In addition, through our partnerships with Staples and we supported teachers and students with donations of S400,000 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. 

How is Dellenbach Subaru 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.

Larimer Humane Society, Animal House Rescue and Groomi
Climate Wise, Drive Electric Northern CO, Sustainable Living Association, Trees, Water & People
Poudre School Dist. Foundation, CSU Foundation, CSU College of Liberal Arts
United Way of Larimer County, Food Bank for Larimer County, Boys & Girls Club Larimer Co., Fort Collins Visitors Bureau, Habitat for Humanity
PVH MCR FDN/Cancer Cent, Pathways Hospice, National MS Society
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Love Promise Stories from Dellenbach Subaru

Subaru and Dellenbach 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

Subaru and LLS Love to Care!  –  Julie J

UCHealth The Wellness Place – Harmony Campus, Fort Collins Cancer Center welcomed a large donation of blankets. The kind donation was made possible through the Subaru Loves to Care program in collaboration with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The delivery took place mid-day and included representatives from Dellenbach Subaru, Mike Dellenbach; UCHealth, Michelle Williams, Kathleen Michie, along with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Kjestine Woods. Following the delivery the group took time to discuss the generous donation and plans for the delivery to patients along with UCHealth’s participating in the upcoming Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night event.

Dellenbach Shares the Love for the Food Bank  –  Sharlene J

Thanks to the partnership of Dellenbach Subaru, the Food Bank for Larimer County can do even more to help people facing hunger in our community! This year’s Share the Love campaign provided a generous donation of $18,543 to help support the Food Bank. Combined with the campaign’s contributions over the past two years, these funds have made it possible for the Food Bank to distribute more than $282,000 worth of fresh, nutritious groceries to people like Teresa and Eddie. After Eddie suffered a heart attack recently, he and his wife have become even more committed to eating a healthy diet. Visiting the Food Bank’s Fresh Food Share pantry helps to “close the gap between what I can eat and what we can afford,” says Eddie. Thank you to the Dellenbach team for their commitment to helping others!

Dellenbach Subaru & The LLS  –  Beth M

For the third year in a row, Dellenbach Subaru partnered with the UC Health Center in Northern Colorado and the LLS to deliver blankets to local patients. On July 10, 2018, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society volunteer Amanda Christman and Mike Dellenbach of Dellenbach Subaru presented the blankets to 40 UC Health Center staff members. Because Dellenbach and Christman could not directly interact with the patients, the UC Health Center staff presented them with a touching thank you card signed by all of the patients.The delivery was heart-warming and the impact of the blankets was immediately felt.

Subaru & LLS Deliver Blankets to Cancer Patients  –  Beth M

Dellenbach Subaru, in partnership with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, participated in a “Share the Love” campaign to help blood cancer patients at UC Health Center - North. Team members from Subaru, LLS and UC Health Center - North 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.

Share the Love and Larimer County Humane Society  –  Stephanie H

Dellenbach Subaru was honored to partner with the Larimer Humane Society for this year's Share the Love Event. During the event, customers who leased or purchased a new Subaru from Dellenbach were given the choice of 5 charities that Subaru would donate $250 to, including the Larimer Humane Society (our Hometown Charity). We are proud to announce that with the help of our customers, we raised $25,000 total to donate to the Larimer Humane Society!

Subaru Love Learning School Supply Drive  –  Stephanie H

A huge thank you to all of our customers and employees who helped us collect school supplies for a local elementary school in need, The Teaching Tree Early Childhood Learning Center!

Dellenbach Subaru Adoption Event  –  Stephanie H

Dellenbach Subaru partnered with the Larimer Humane Society on October 22nd for the Annual Subaru Loves Pets Adoption Event. The event was very successful and a few animals found their forever homes! We look forward to the next adoption event on November 25th for Black Friday!

Fighting Blood Cancer  –  Stephanie M

During June, Dellenbach Subaru teamed up with UCHealth Northern Colorado's Cancer Center and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to help raise awareness and support for people with blood cancer. Our customers were able to write a personal note of support and encouragement to a local patient currently battling Leukemia or Lymphoma. We will deliver these heartfelt messages, along with a Subaru blanket to the cancer center at UCHealth Northern Colorado mid-July. Thank you to our amazing customers for being involved with this great program!

High Park Fire Burn Area Tree Planting  –  Stephanie M

For every new Subaru sold for the month of April, Dellenbach Motors donated one tree to be planted in the High Park Fire burn area. This area is located in the mountains, just west of Fort Collins, CO. During June of 2012, the High Park Fire burned over 87,000 acres and Dellenbach Subaru is dedicated to helping reforest the area. During the month of April, we sold 97 cars, which means that 97 trees will be planted by Dellenbach Motors this year!

Dellenbach Shares the LOVE for the Food Bank!  –  Heather B

We are grateful to Dellenbach Subaru for once again partnering with the Food Bank for Larimer County for the Share the Love campaign! Through their amazing community promotion and the compassion of their staff to raise awareness for those in need of food in our area, they were able to contribute more than $25,000 to help our hungry neighbors! Their team efforts over the last two years have been significant and have made it possible for the Food Bank to provide more than $210,000 worth of fresh, nutritious food to members of our community. Thank you to the entire Dellenbach family of services for your help in feeding thousands of seniors, children, disabled, veterans, single parents and working poor - you are giving hope and changing lives!

Dellenbach and Subaru Support United Way  –  Amanda S

For nearly 30 years, the Dellenbach family and Dellenbach Motors has generously donated a vehicle to be used for United Way of Larimer County's workplace giving campaign, helping United Way leverage more than $2 million in support of its work in the community. To be eligible for the car giveaway, individuals were required to donate at least $5 per week in support of United Way of Larimer County. From that pool of more than 2,500 donors, 10 finalists were selected. These individuals were invited to United Way's Campaign Appreciation Social, where they each selected a key in hopes that his or her key would start the car. This year, the winner of a two-year lease on a 2016 Subaru Crosstrek was Marina from Western States Bank, pictured here. Congratulations, Marina and thank you to Dellenbach Motors for its support of our community. United Way of Larimer County helps local children and families succeed in school, work and life by tackling the source of community challenges to drive change that lasts. We're building a movement of people and organizations from across Larimer County to solve problems together and create results that help people today and make even stronger foundations for tomorrow. Join the movement and be part of the change. There is something for everyone, including opportunities to volunteer, donate and spread the word. Great things happen when we LIVE UNITED. Learn more at

Meals On Wheels Drive  –  Stephanie M

From June 15th-30th, Dellenbach Subaru participated in Subaru of America's Meals On Wheels Drive, where we collected items for our Fort Collins location. In addition to the collection box, we gave customers the opportunity to send a personal letter and a lunch bag full of needed items to someone in our community who is in need of the Meals On Wheels services. We had a great response from our customers!

Dellenbach Subaru Loves the Earth - Planting Trees  –  Stephanie M

During March & April of 2015, Dellenbach Subaru donated one tree to be planted in the High Park Fire Burn Area for every New (New and Used in April) car purchased or leased. On May 26th, 90 of the 231 trees were planted at Stove Prairie Elementary School where Dellenbach Subaru's very own, Matt Soto and Devon Dellenbach, volunteered to help the students plant the trees. Thank you, Matt and Devon, for making a difference in our community!

Subaru Loves the Earth E Waste Recycling Event  –  Stephanie M

We want to thank our customers and our community for their astounding support during the Subaru Loves the Earth E-Waste Recycle Event. Not only did we meet our goal to fill up three 48"x40"x36" boxes with unwanted electronics, we surpassed it! At the end of April, we were able to recycle over 3,300 pounds of electronic waste!

Feeding Our Community  –  Heather B

Thank you so much Dellenbach for your support of the Food Bank for Larimer County over the years. We are particularly grateful to the Subaru sales team for your amazing support in this year's Share the Love campaign! The Food Bank received more than $17,000 to help us provide $85,000 worth of food to hungry neighbors in Larimer County. We are so lucky to have a great community partner like Dellenbach!

Thanks Dellenbach Subaru!  –  David R

Homeless Gear is a Fort Collins-based organization that provides a continuum of services to men, women and children who are homeless: supplies that help them survive in the short-term, connections to resources in the interim and links to employment, housing and self-sufficiency in the long-term. Every year -- and in some cases, multiple times per year -- Dellenbach Subaru organizes and hosts an outdoor gear/outerwear donation drive for Homeless Gear. And every year, we are amazed by the enthusiasm with which they approach the event... and, ultimately, by how much they collect. It is not an exaggeration to say that the sleeping bags, coats and outerwear that Dellenbach donates have saved lives and/or prevented our homeless neighbors from suffering in the cold. At Homeless Gear, we think of our programs as a pathway to self-sufficiency: first, we help people survive; then, we help them progress; ultimately, we help them get back on their feet. So while it might seem like Dellenbach's donation drives are limited (in terms of impact) to the survival end of our programs, they actually impact everything that we do. Supplies enable the people we serve to regain stability; and that stability, in turn, creates a foundation from which they can move forward with their lives. Thank you, to everyone at Dellenbach, for all that you do!

Dellenbach Subaru Supports Charities with Dress Down and Donate  –  Stephanie M

Dellenbach Subaru launched a 2-month campaign called Dress Down and Donate, to raise money and food for the Food Bank for Larimer County. During October and November of 2014, Dellenbach's employees were given the opportunity to wear jeans every Friday (slacks and a collared shirt with no tie for the Sales Department) if they donated to the Food Bank or brought in 10 cans of food. Dellenbach Subaru's customers were also given the chance to help raise funds by donating at the cashier's desk and getting to put their names on paper turkeys that were displayed in the office. To help motivate the employees, Dellenbach agreed to match the total amount of money that the employees donated for Dress Down and Donate for the month of November. A total of $1,213 was raised, along with multiple bins of food, for the Food Bank of Larimer County.