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 Sommer's Subaru dedicated locally to the Love Promise?

At Sommer's Subaru, our Love Promise to the Mequon area can be seen in various partnerships with charities and nonprofits. We're grateful for the opportunity, not only to be a part of the Greater Milwaukee community, but to serve it as well.

Did Sommer's Subaru 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 Sommer's Subaru

Subaru and Sommer's 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

Thank You Sommer's Subaru! - Heidi W

Sommer's Subaru helped launch Art & Chalk Fest at the Museum of Wisconsin Art in 2017. They recognized the value in providing this one-of-a-kind celebration of Wisconsin's art and culture free for the community and visitors to the area to take part. It is through their ongoing support that the museum continues to share this festival annually each year, welcoming 20,000+ visitors to the museum campus to explore, learn, and have fun together for free. Visitors of all ages watch the artistic process of painters, sculptors, and chalk artists, talk with artists, chalk the street, check out the art on view in the galleries, listen to music, and come away with a summertime memory that is quickly becoming a beloved tradition. At the Museum of Wisconsin Art, we are passionate about Wisconsin and make it a priority to connect audiences to relevant, accessible, and educational arts experiences produced by the innovative creatives in the state. Community-minded partners like Sommer's Subaru make it possible. So the next time you get into a Sommer's Subaru, driving safely, comfortably, and fashionably to your destination, know that they have a strong sense of social accountability and care about enriching the communities in which we live and work. Thank you Sommer's Subaru for being an inaugural partner of one of the best arts festivals in Wisconsin!

Thank You Sommer's Subaru!

Sommers Subaru Goes Above and Beyond -AGAIN! - Mary H

Last year I bought a travel trailer thinking that my family, who owns trucks, could all camp together and they could haul the camper. I was driving my dream car, a Subaru Forester. Can't tow a big trailer with a Forester but I was OK with that. Then I started thinking about going on more camping trips. Alone with my dog. I called Omar Soulimani, My sales person over at Sommers Subaru. Long story short, he got me into an Ascent, got my payments right where I needed them to be. I bought it sight unseen because that is how much I trust this dealership. When I went to pick up the car, it was the smoothest delivery I have ever had. Finance was ready, car was prepped and perfect. Omar even named it the White Rabbit, because we were joking about that during the whole process. Such a nice personal touch! I highly recommend Sommers Subaru. They go above and beyond with their customer service and attention to detail. A couple weeks later I met with Charles Cline, the delivery specialist and was very pleased with his attention to detail and the reminders about service and towing. I am over the moon happy with my new Ascent. It is just perfect and I am taking my Ascent and my trailer to Mt Rushmore in June. I couldn't be more thrilled. Many thanks to the team at Sommers Subaru. John Scudder, Omar Soulimani, Luis De Anda, Dereck in the parts department, Charles Cline. I am one Happy Camper!

Sommers Subaru Goes Above and Beyond -AGAIN!

Creating a Bright Future for Milwaukee Scholars! - Cecilia D

Through its long-standing, extraordinary support of St. Marcus School in Milwaukee, Sommer’s Subaru helps make the highest quality education accessible to hundreds of City of Milwaukee children. St. Marcus is a five-star, K3-8th grade school serving more than 900 students across two campus locations. Using a proven urban education model, St. Marcus does whatever it takes to serve children and their families. Scholars graduate fully prepared for high school, positioned to excel in higher education, and equipped to be community leaders. Our partnership with Sommer’s ensures that St. Marcus scholars receive the tools, technologies and resources they need to grow and excel spiritually, academically and personally. Support from Sommer’s has also enabled St. Marcus to launch its expansion to a third campus site, set to open in Fall 2021. The Subaru Love Promise in education is alive and thriving at Sommer’s, where our partnership creates a bright future for our scholars and our community!

St. Marcus School

Sommer's Subaru is "All-In!" - Allison W

All-In Milwaukee is a college completion program that provides financial aid, advising, program and career support to high potential, limited-income, diverse Milwaukee students to complete college, build meaningful careers and transform the Milwaukee community. Sommer’s Subaru recently presented All-In Milwaukee a check for $67,000 from the 2019 “Share the Love” holiday campaign. This donation is funding the advising, program and career development support of 107 limited-income, students of color from Milwaukee through college this school year. The “Share the Love” holiday campaign is going on now for 2020. We are so proud of the persistence and progress of our scholars during this challenging time. Heading into finals, 92% of the All-In Milwaukee scholars are on track to meet our academic requirements (2.5 or better) and successfully matriculate to the spring 2021 semester. On the contrary, college enrollment has plunged for limited-income students during the pandemic and we expect it to be far worse this fall. In this article, https://www.the74million.org/article/new-data-college-enrollment-for-low-income-high-school-grads-plunged-by-29-during-the-pandemic/, Richard Whitmire describes the cratering of college enrollment rates among 2020 high school graduates as a tragedy whose outline is just becoming visible. That picture grew clearer and more distressing today with the release of new data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center showing college enrollment declined for limited-income students at nearly double the rate of higher-income students – 29.2% vs 16.9%. The decrease for all 2020 high school grads, measured for the first time since COVID-19 wreaked havoc on the nation’s schools, is also alarming: a nearly 22 percent drop this year versus a 2.8 percent drop for the class of 2019. The crucial difference, Whitmire writes, is that those from more affluent and middle-class backgrounds will likely make their way back to college once the pandemic subsides, while the trajectory for limited-income students may have changed forever. Yet, All-In Milwaukee is defying the odds with our aid and support. With the generous support of partners like Sommer's Subaru we will ensure limited-income, students of color from Milwaukee complete college, build careers, and transform Milwaukee.

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Sommer's Subaru is "All-In!"

Sommer's Subaru Supports Homeless Animals! - Billy Z

The Wisconsin Humane Society was grateful to receive the generous support of Sommer’s Subaru through Subaru Loves Pets, as well as National Make a Dog’s Day. Their support provided much-needed toys and supplies to animals in need in our community. Additionally, the generous funding from National Make a Dog’s Day will be put to good use caring for animals in need, like T-Rex. He came to WHS severely emaciated due to an obstruction in his intestinal tract which required emergency surgery. Thanks to the extraordinary efforts of our veterinary staff, he went from 30 lbs to 60 lbs while in our care! We simply could not have such an impact on homeless animals without the amazing support of companies like Sommer’s Subaru!

Sommer's Subaru Supports Homeless Animals!

Sommer's Subaru helps Prevent Blindness - Grant S

We stumbled on to an issue with Grant Sommer’s daughter, Lizzy Sommer, who was diagnosed with bilateral astigmatism, hypermetropia, suppression of binocular vision and refractive amblyopia. Prevent Blindness, an organization that goes from school to school providing complimentary vision screenings thankfully caught all of these issues with Lizzy before any damage was done. Left untreated in a child, these symptoms can lead to permanent eye damage and blindness. Unknown to many people including us, vision screenings are not completed during normal check-ups for children at their primary doctors. So, we teamed up with Prevent Blindness, they dedicate their efforts towards making sure vision screenings are done throughout the state to prevent adolescent blindness and vision damage. Lizzy and Sommer’s Subaru were ambassadors for the program, participating in Lizzy’s Walk, and speaking at events throughout the community about making sure our children are vision screened. We also met with the Prevent Blindness volunteer vision screeners and spread the word on the impact that a vision screener can have to hopefully encourage more volunteers to become a vision screener. It was a successful annual effort that raised money and awareness for Prevent Blindness in Wisconsin. It is an organization for all social groups, and has no boundaries on where their services are needed. Sommer’s Subaru was thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Prevent Blindness, an organization that does so much, for something that people know so little about.

Prevent Blindness
Sommer's Subaru helps Prevent Blindness

Sommer's Subaru delivers Hope to Cancer Patients - Karen R

Sommer’s Subaru and the Wisconsin Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society delivered 80 blankets to Ascension Columbia St Mary's Hospital Ozaukee on Tuesday, July 22, 2019 as part of the Subaru Loves To Care program. These comforting gifts were accompanied by personalized messages of hope written by the customers and staff of Sommer’s Subaru. This delivery was particularly meaningful for all involved. The Sommer family has a long history of generosity with the hospital, the hospital staff is highly engaged with the Wisconsin Chapter and two LLS staff members have purchased Subaru vehicles from Sommer’s Subaru. This incredible act of generosity was warmly received by the Ascension staff and we were able to visit one patient while at the hospital. LLS is proud to partner with Subaru to spread hope, love and warmth to those fighting cancer, across the country and right here in Wisconsin.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Sommer's Subaru delivers Hope to Cancer Patients

Sommer's Subaru Brings Warm to Patients! - Katie K

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society had the opportunity to partner with Sommer's Subaru for their Loves to Care program; a program all about improving the health of our local communities. Through this partnership, we were able to deliver blankets, craft kits and messages of hope to cancer patients and their families. Thank you Sommer's for helping to provide care and support to people fighting cancer. Your efforts through the Loves to Care program puts a smile on the nurses and patients faces year after year at Columbia St. Mary's. Your contributions truly make someone's day!

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Sommer's Subaru Brings Warm to Patients!

Sommer's Subaru Delivers Hope to Cancer Patients! - Katie K

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society had the opportunity to partner with Sommer's Subaru for their Loves to Care program; a program all about improving the health of our local communities. Through this partnership, we were able to deliver blankets, craft kits and messages of hope to cancer patients and their families. Thank you Sommer's for helping to provide care and support to people fighting cancer. Your efforts through the Loves to Care program put a smile on the nurses and patients faces year after year at Columbia St. Mary's. Your contributions truly make someone's day!

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Sommer's Subaru Delivers Hope to Cancer Patients!

Sommer's Subaru Delivers Hope to Cancer Patients! - Katie K

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society had the opportunity to partner with Sommer's Subaru for their Loves to Care program; a program all about improving the health of our local communities. Through this partnership, we were able to deliver blankets, craft kits and messages of hope to cancer patients and their families. Thank you Sommer's for helping to provide care and support to people fighting cancer. Your efforts through the Loves to Care program put a smile on the nurses and patients faces year after year at Columbia St. Mary's. Your contributions truly make someone's day!

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Sommer's Subaru Delivers Hope to Cancer Patients!