The 2022 Subaru Love Promise Community Commitment Award

The 2022 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 2022 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.


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 Gengras Subaru Torrington dedicated locally to the Love Promise?

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The Little Guild

Torrington High School

Litchfield Hills Northwest Elderly Nutrition Program

Northwestern CT YMCA

Did Gengras Subaru Torrington 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 Gengras Subaru Torrington

Subaru and Gengras Subaru Torrington 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

Blanket donation for victims of violence - Ashley C

In November 2021, a cheerful group of Gengras Subaru team members delivered a very generous donation of blankets, as well as hats, gloves, sweatshirts and other warm clothing, to Susan B. Anthony Project's advocacy center in Torrington, CT. Susan B. Anthony Project provides crisis and support services to victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence in Northwest Connecticut, including a 24-hour crisis line, emergency shelter, transitional living services, counseling, court and medical advocacy, as well as education and prevention programs. The blankets and clothing items are being distributed to clients in our emergency shelter and in the community, many of whom experience significant financial hardship in the midst of their abuse trauma, and the items will make an immediate, tangible difference in their lives. Just as importantly, this donation shows Gengras Subaru's commitment to standing with victims of violence in their journey to safety, healing, and growth, which is an extremely powerful message for all community members to receive, particularly victims and survivors and their families. Domestic and sexual abuse is a pervasive problem that affects individuals of every age, ethnicity, gender, class, and creed, and Gengras Subaru is playing an active role in supporting victims and helping to bring an end to interpersonal violence. Thank you, Gengras Subaru!

Susan B. Anthony Project
Blanket donation for victims of violence

Tucker - The Nugget Of Gold! - Jennifer L

Tucker, a pit bull/boxer who has one blue eye and one-half blue/half brown eye is striking looking, but his severe anxiety made him appear more intimidating than scared. Tucker had some sight and hearing deficits, and the staff at The Little Guild worked on the best way to reassure Tucker through situations he found scary. Tucker’s infectious love of water play and goofy personality attracted potential adopters, but they became too nervous about his anxious quirks. After five long months, and a lot of hard work on Tucker’s part, Gengras Subaru promoted Tucker on their social media as their featured pet of the month during the October Subaru Loves Pets Event, and the perfect adoptee came in and fell in love. “I’ve renamed him Nugget, basically be-cause he is a little nugget of gold. He needs a bit of polishing for other people to see it, but to me he’s perfect!” said his new owner Alistair Carr. “He’s extremely nervous, he feared the kitchen until he realized that’s where the steak is made, so he’s learning. He’s gorgeous! He does need some work, but I’m totally there to do it. I can’t wait for him to get there so he can show every-one how amazing he is, but tome he’s already amazing.”

The Little Guild
Tucker - The Nugget Of Gold!

Gengras Subaru - Torrington High School Donation - Lisa R

Because of the donation from Gengras Subaru, my creative writing class has an actual budget for putting together a literary magazine that the students can be really proud of. This course has finally been added back into the English curriculum after being cut due to budget constraints. We are starting from scratch as we try to find effective ways to showcase my students' talents and hard work. I plan to lead them as they create a magazine that will display their best work, as well as include literary and artistic submissions from the whole student body. The creative writing students will then have the opportunity to hone their editorial skills, as well as gain experience in publishing. Without the donation, our ability to create an end product would be quite limited. A few years ago, when the course was last offered, I used my own money as capital and relied upon school copiers to create a pretty rough version of the magazine. The students and I were very proud of the work but I felt that their wonderful contributions deserved a better platform. Because of the Gengras Subaru donation, we have access to more professional services. Again, thank you so much for helping Torrington High School in such a meaningful way. As a teacher, I am always grateful for anything that will benefit my students and show them there are caring people in the world who value them and public education. Lisa Roche English Teacher Torrington High School

Torrington High School

Gengras Subaru - Torrington High School Donation - Kimberly Y

The partnership with Gengras Subaru means that I feel supported by the community in which I serve. Then money from this grant shows students that there are opportunities for them to learn pre vocational skills which they can use to join the work force after high school. The impact of this partnership is tremendous to the Life Skills program at Torrington Hight School as we have had to stretch our resources to provide students with special needs opportunities to acquire pre vocational skills. Thank you so much once again, Kimberly Young Torrington High School

Torrington High School

Gengras Subaru - Torrington High School Donation - Wayne S

This partnership shows that Gengras Subaru cares about the community and wants to support education in Torrington. Too many times we hear what is wrong with education and Gengras is helping teachers provide the highest level of support. This donation and partnership shows that Gengras Subaru is a caring community member and wants the students to succeed. Thank you very much for providing the grant for us! Wayne Splettstoeszer Director of Instrumental Music/Music Technology Torrington High School

Torrington High School
Gengras Subaru - Torrington High School Donation