Capitol Subaru Presents $55,500 Check to Willamette Humane Society Donation Comes from National Subaru Share the Love Event

Salem, OR (April 17, 2017) - Homeless, four-legged friends have a better chance of finding their forever home thanks to Capitol Subaru. On March 30, Capitol Subaru, along with representatives from Subaru of America, presented $55,500 to the Willamette Humane Society (WHS) from its “Share the Love” campaign.

One of the cornerstones of Subaru of America’s mission is supporting causes that are important to it as a company, its retailers and customers. Between Nov. 17, 2016, and Jan. 6, 2017, Subaru of America donated $250 to a customer’s choice of four charities (three national and one local), for new vehicles, sold or leased. Capitol Subaru chose the WHS as their local charity. MacKenzie Slaughter and Meagan Nichols from Subaru of America’s Portland Zone, joined Capitol Subaru to present the donation to WHS leaders.

Carrie Casebeer, Marketing Director at Capitol Auto Group said, “We have always been dedicated supporters of animal rescue and are proud participate in this campaign. We had record Subaru sales in December; a 31 percent increase over last year. Of the 281 Subaru’s sold, 222 chose to donate their gift to WHS.”

When David Martz of Salem purchased a new Subaru Outback, he was pleased to designate his donation to the Willamette Humane Society. “I like towing around my two dogs in the back of my Subaru. I love that Subaru made this contribution to help other animals.”

Since the Share the Love Event began, Subaru has donated nearly $70 million to a various national and local causes.



About Capitol Auto Group and Capitol Subaru: Capitol Auto Group has served the greater Salem area for more than 90 years. Dealer Scott Casebeer opened the Subaru facility in June 2012 at 3235 Cherry AV NE. The company has been recognized by Oregon Business Magazine 10 times as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon; Recognized by Oregon Business Magazine 10 times as one of the 100 Best Green Companies in Oregon; 2012 Salem Chamber Business of the Year; Nine-time winner, 2016 Stellar Care Award from Subaru of America. The company was EarthWISE Certified by Marion County in 2013 and nominated for EarthWiSE Certified Business of the Year and Sustainable Large Business of the Year. Capitol Subaru of Salem has one of Oregon's most knowledgeable sales staff that has years of experience serving customer's automotive needs, (888) 698-1973,

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Comment by Kara Campuzano on April 25, 2017 at 3:37pm

What a fantastic donation!


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