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 Gallatin dedicated locally to the Love Promise?

Our Owner and Operator, Frank Williams, makes it his mission to ensure that we support our local community. He promises to partner with our community through various sponsorships and partnerships. All of us with the Subaru of Gallatin team are proud and honored to have the privilege to work and serve in our Gallatin, Tennessee community! We have developed a better way of doing business. "A better way. Your way." We want your car buying experience to be different, with a friendly, customer-first atmosphere built on honesty, integrity, and transparency.

The Humane Society of Sumner County

Gallatin Parks and Recreation

Volunteer State Community College

Shalom Zone

Make A Wish of Middle Tennessee

Did Subaru of Gallatin 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 Gallatin

Subaru and Subaru of Gallatin 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 builds futures through the love of Soccer! - Shane D

Gallatin Soccer Club has always prided itself on being the affordable option for families to participate in soccer. We are a completely volunteer based soccer program, even our highly licensed competitive soccer coaches volunteer their time to train advanced level players so families in Gallatin can afford superior training. Our community-based soccer club was the first soccer club in middle Tennessee to become gold star endorsed for child safety by the Department of Health but, We soon realized our aspirations to keep delivering a great soccer experience for our families would have more of an expense than we could pass on to our families. We approached Subaru of Gallatin with our vision for what soccer could be in Gallatin if we just had some financial help, I can tell you that without hesitation they bought into our vision and helped fund our dream. Gallatin Soccer Club services about 1100 youth athletes over a spring and fall season and this partnership with Subaru of Gallatin enables us to offer scholarships, upgrade equipment as well as make long term improvements to our facility. One of the funded items we are most proud of is a video system that films players in game, so they can send game film to colleges for potential scholarships. This one item has unlimited potential to help families far into the future. We are truly grateful for the alliance with Subaru of Gallatin and look forward to a partnership with them that transforms this community.

Gallatin Soccer Club
Subaru builds futures through the love of Soccer!

Subaru of Gallatin helps Students Succeed - Adam M

In Subaru’s ongoing effort to have a positive influence in the communities it serves, Gallatin’s new dealership has recently partnered with Station Camp High School’s football program. Subaru’s commitment to support education has led the dealership to come alongside Coach Brent Alexander and his desire to instill the importance of athletes pursuing excellence in education. Love Promise, Subaru’s initiative to enhance the area’s awareness of environment, community, health, education and pets, is proud to advance the notion of respecting all people through this partnership with Bison student-athletes. Pictured above is the Station Camp Football team where they recently completed their Combine Day events. The players were supporting their teammate, Camden Abbott #18, as he continues his fight with cancer.

Station Camp
 Subaru of Gallatin helps Students Succeed

Making wishes come true through Subaru - Lauren A

Thank you for helping us grant more wishes this year! - Lauren A.Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee is so grateful to have been selected as a Hometown Charity during this year’s Share the Love campaign! Our mission is to grant life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Subaru of Gallatin’s support helped us continue to move our mission forward and grant life-changing wishes for children in Middle Tennessee. Our original projection for this fiscal year was to grant 80 wishes. Thanks to the generous support of partners like Subaru of Gallatin, we are on track to exceed this goal and grant even more life-changing wishes! This month alone, we are planning to grant 13 wishes for children with critical illnesses. From virtual shopping sprees to gaming rooms and more, we are so excited to continue finding opportunities to create hope and joy. For each wish granted, there is a child waiting for their wish to come true. The support of partners like Subaru of Gallatin helps us ensure that no child waits even one unnecessary day for their wish to be granted. Not only did the Subaru of Gallatin team help raise funds to support our mission, but the employees and customers also wrote letters as part of our national “Believe” campaign in partnership with Macy’s Inc. The Subaru of Gallatin community contributed to the more than 4,400 letters written in Middle Tennessee. For each letter written, Macy’s donated $1 to Make-A-Wish. Thank you, Subaru of Gallatin, for your partnership and support! We are so grateful for your donation as part of Share the Love, and for the opportunity to be selected as a Hometown Charity this year.

Make a Wish of Middle Tennessee
Making wishes come true through Subaru

Gallatin Shalom Zone Receives Share the Love Donat - John P

Frank Williams, Managing Partner of Subaru of Gallatin, presents Gallatin Shalom Zone with a $16,800 donation – funds raised during Subaru’s Share the Love campaign last November and December. “A donation like this during the pandemic can be life blood for a non-profit,” said John Puryear, Chair of the Shalom Zone Board. “We can’t thank Subaru enough for partnering with us for their Share the Love event.” Attending the check presentation ceremony at Subaru of Gallatin were Mr. Williams, Shalom Zone Executive Director PJ Davis, along with Shalom Zone staff and board members. Shalom Zone’s mission is to empower and enrich the lives of individuals and families in its diverse community by providing meaningful assistance and quality programs. Subaru’s donation will help fund after school programs, summer day camp, career development, adult learning, and English as a second language among other activities and events the non-profit offers. For more information about Gallatin Shalom Zone, visit https://www.gallatinshalomzone.org/

Shalom Zone
Gallatin Shalom Zone Receives Share the Love Donat

A day to say Thank You - Steve F

On Friday, March 19th, Hippie Radio teamed up with Subaru of Gallatinto present Nashville and Middle Tennessee’s official SAY THANK YOU Day. The radio station promoted the day as a time to celebrate and recognize First Responders and dedicated the entire day to have listeners call in and say thank you to the community’s First Responders. Police, EMT and Fire personnel came into the studios throughout the day to talk to listeners about their jobs and how they dedicate themselves, 24/7, to serve and protect the citizens of Middle Tennessee. 12 units of First Responders were in the studios to remember the past 12 months of dealing with adversity such as floods, tornadoes, the downtown Christmas morning bombing, Covid and other emergencies. The First Responders were so thankful to hear those 2 words- THANK YOU! And this special day would not have been possible without the generosity of Subaru of Gallatin. Thank you!

A day to say Thank You

200 Pairs of Shoes Given Students Thanks to Subaru - Bethany S

More than 200 pairs of shoes were given to local students in March that were donated during the Shalom Zone’s Shoes 4 the Soul in partnership with Subaru of Gallatin. The shoes were collected in December at Subaru of Gallatin in all sizes ranging from boys and girls for the younger grades to women and men shoes for the higher grades. After taking time to sort the shoes, the Shalom Zone did a community-wide notice that the shoes were available. Parents, grandparents or guardians called the agency to reserve sizes for their children. On March 30, Shalom Zone held an outdoor, drive-by shoe pickup. “It was a perfect spring day which was great because we were still under pandemic protocol,” said Bethany Sullivan, Assistant Executive Director of the Shalom Zone. “It was especially gratifying to personally know through work some of the families and their needs. For example, the foster parents who take care of several children of all ages. Or, the grade school students we have in our after school program. The smile they give you showing off their new pair of shoes is priceless.” Shalom Zone plans to make Shoes 4 the Soul an annual event because this first effort was so successful. The agency appreciates its partnership with Subaru of Gallatin for being so involved in the community and taking care of its citizens.

Shalom Zone
200 Pairs of Shoes Given Students Thanks to Subaru

A Thank you to Subaru and its team! - Rosemary B

The Gallatin Shalom Zone Board of Directors sent Southern Bites Food Truck to Subaru of Gallatin in January to thank the dealership and its employees for all their assistance with Share the Love and Shoes 4 the Soul. They helped Shalom Zone collect nearly $8,000 in new shoes for students in grades K-12. There were so many pairs of shoes they almost overflowed the back of the Subaru SUV. What a great problem to have! Thank you Subaru of Gallatin employees from the board and from the students!!!

Shalom Zone
A Thank you to Subaru and its team!

Shoes 4 the Soul Super Successful at Subaru - Stephanie H

You never know how a first-time donation drive will turn out. Well, Gallatin Shalom Zone is here to tell you that our first-time Shoes 4 the Soul drive in conjunction with Subaru of Gallatin was successful beyond our expectations. Our initial goal was 200 pairs of new sneakers for students in grades K-12. We asked people to drop them off at Subaru of Gallatin, which dedicated one of their SUVs as the “collection box”. Within the first few days, we’d reached our initial goal and by the end of December, we had hundreds more. Lots of individuals dropped off shoes, as well as businesses, school students, and even a basketball team. The City of Gallatin helped by allowing us to decorate a showcase in City Hall to promote the event. And our friends on social media shared our photo and video posts. The partnership with Subaru of Gallatin gave us tremendous exposure for the event and our organization. Once we separate the shoes by size, we’ll work with Sumner County Schools to get them to the students. Thank you Subaru of Gallatin!

Shalom Zone
Shoes 4 the Soul Super Successful at Subaru

Subaru of Gallatin helps grant wishes! - Lauren A

Since our founding in 2000, Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee has made more than 2,000 life-changing wishes come true; providing a sense of hope, strength and joy for children with critical illnesses. Being selected as a Hometown Charity by Subaru has allowed us to move our mission forward, despite the challenges the pandemic has presented us with. We remain committed to ensuring every eligible child gets a wish when it is safe and appropriate. More kids are waiting for wishes than ever before. There are currently more than 230 kids in Middle Tennessee waiting for their wish to come true. The funds raised by the generous and committed team at Subaru of Gallatin will help us work towards our goal of granting at least 80 wishes this fiscal year. These wishes, like Jessica’s, will provide what medicine cannot – extraordinary and memorable experiences that reconnect wish kids their childhood. Jessica, from Gallatin, was enjoying her pre-teen years, doing well in school, spending time with her friends, enjoying her time in dance classes, and facing everyday middle school challenges. Then she was diagnosed with pediatric brain cancer. While 11-year-old Jessica was receiving medical treatment, Jessica was referred to Make-A-Wish and qualified for a wish. Jessica and her family were so excited when they found out Jessica’s wish to go to Disney World would be granted! Jessica, extremely positive and energetic, described waiting for her wish, “It was almost as if it was the light at the end of the tunnel.” Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee, with the support of community partners like Subaru, was able to grant Jessica’s wish in 2014. Her Disney adventure helped give her the strength and hope to keep fighting, and she built memories to last a lifetime. Since her wish was granted, Jessica has served as a light in the Gallatin community and beyond, sharing her story, and using her experiences to fuel positivity in others. As part of the Share the Love campaign this year, Jessica was able to share her inspirational story with the team at Subaru of Gallatin. Posing with photos from when she was receiving her treatment, Jessica reflected on her wish and the strength it gave her to keep fighting. The juxtaposition of the thriving teen next to her childhood photos painted a portrait of the power of a wish and the impact a community can make when they rally together, just as the Subaru of Gallatin community has done. Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee is so grateful for Subaru of Gallatin’s support so that more wishes, like Jessica’s, can be granted.

Make a Wish of Middle Tennessee
Subaru of Gallatin helps grant wishes!

Subaru Helps Rescue City Tree LIghting - Rosemary B

In a normal year, the City of Gallatin’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting on the downtown square is a big public event. Dozens of people gather, children’s choirs perform, Santa arrives, and the Mayor flips the switch to light the tree. But Covid-19 caused a dramatic change in plans. The Mayor was still live to light the tree – but most everything else about the event was video-taped in advance. It aired in segments around the Mayor’s live commentary. What does all this have to do with Subaru of Gallatin? Well, the decision to make the videos came on the Tuesday before the Friday tree-lighting. We had 4 days to shoot the videos, edit them, and work out a virtual tree-lighting ceremony. The running theme through the event was that Santa was desperately trying to make it to Gallatin, but he ran out of gas on his way. We wanted Santa to be in a new, snazzy, hip car, so we called Subaru of Gallatin about providing one. They quickly said yes and the next afternoon, Eric with Subaru of Gallatin showed up to the video shoot location in a white BRZ. Eric was super nice and patient as we taped Santa’s segment with the car. If Subaru had not helped, Santa might not have made it to the tree lighting! Subaru of Gallatin rescued us and Santa for a fun, yet meaningful event in a season dampened by the virus. Thank you Subaru of Gallatin for being a great community partner to help provide holiday cheer throughout the city.

City of Gallatin
Subaru Helps Rescue City Tree LIghting