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.

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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 Balise 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.

West Warwick Animal Shelter, Friends of Homeless Animals, Inc.

Race the State RI, Bike Fest RI, Toys for Tots

Hasbro Children's Hospital, Jimmy Fund, Ocean State Tour de Cure

Did Balise 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 Balise Subaru

Subaru and Balise 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

Tenders for Tomorrow Dinghy Poker Run - Lori F

July 17, 2022 was our annual Tenders for Tomorrow Dinghy Poker Run on beautiful Narragansett Bay. The run supports the kids with cancer and their families at Hasbro Children's Hospital and The Tomorrow Fund. We could not be more grateful that Belise Subaru was a sponsor for this amazing event! We raised over $17,000.00 for the kids and their families and we are very proud to say Belise Subaru helped us exceed our goal this year. Thank you all at Belise Subaru for your kind support!

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Tenders for Tomorrow Dinghy Poker Run

Balise Subaru and Balise Auto's Commitment to Hasbro Children's Hospital and the RI Community - Jenny G

On May 27th, Balise Subaru and Balise of America team members made a special visit to the Balise Healing Garden at Hasbro Children's Hospital. Balise Subaru once again chose Hasbro Children’s Hospital as the local beneficiary of the “Share the Love” event, a national year-end effort launched by Subaru of America, Inc. as a way for Subaru retailers to give back to their local communities. For every vehicle sold or leased during the campaign, Balise Subaru donated $250 to the purchaser’s choice charity. During last season's Share the Love event, Balise Subaru raised funds for Hasbro Children’s Hospital in support of patient care, medical equipment, and research. In addition, the Balise Auto family contributed an additional donation to make the 2021/2022 donation total $50,000 for the hospital. Balise Subaru is a remarkable longtime supporter of Hasbro Children’s Hospital. Along with its annual “Share the Love” event, the dealership has made a leadership gift of $750,000 to the Every Child, Every Day Campaign. The $35 million campaign is funding sweeping renovations that will encompass nearly every inch of the hospital, modernizing Hasbro Children’s into the pediatric hospital of the future. The Hasbro Children’s Healing Garden is now known as the Balise Healing Garden in recognition of their gift. During the check presentation Balise Subaru was honored by Subaru of America for their commitment to their local communities. A recognition that couldn't be more deserved! On behalf of the Hasbro Children's Hospital patients, families, caregivers, and the entire Rhode Island community we serve a sincere and heartfelt thank you to everyone at Balise Subaru and the Balise Auto family.

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Balise Subaru and Balise Auto's Commitment to Hasbro Children's Hospital and the RI Community

Warwick Animal Shelter - Haley G

We have been partnering up with Balise Subaru for the past 3 years now. For every adoption, Balise Subaru make a donation to the shelter! We are are thankful and very excited for next year as well!

Warwick Animal Shelter
Warwick Animal Shelter

House of Hope Blankets & Socks Drop Off - Jessica M

Another year, another successful drop at the House of Hope on December 13th 2021. Every year during the #SubaruLovestoCare initiative, Balise Subaru partners up with House of Hope to help the homeless in our community by donating blankets and socks. We're thrilled to be apart of this campaign every year and we thank House of Hope for allowing us to be a long life partner.

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House of Hope Blankets & Socks Drop Off

Balise Subaru Continues to Share The Love! - Jenny G

Balise Subaru once again has selected Hasbro Children's Hospital as their hometown charity for Subaru of America's Share the Love event. Thank you to Balise Subaru, the Balise family, and all of thier amazing customers for helping to raise $50,000 for our local children's hospital!

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Balise Subaru Continues to Share The Love!

Service with my Son - Chelsey H

In December 2020 I went to Balise Subaru for my 20,000 mile service. Typically they give me a car to use but it was only going to take an hour or so for this service so I decided to wait at the dealership this time. I was with my 3 year old son, after checking out the new cars on the showroom we sat down in the waiting area. The only thing other than a couple chairs was a little kids table with no toys or anything for my son to do, I had overlooked this when I decided to wait with him... After a few minutes of my son semi-nagging me because he was bored, my service advisor came over to us and unwrapped a brand new Subaru box with a coloring book, a toy car and some crayons/markers for him to play with at the table! I really couldn't believe how sweet they treated my son and I. It was an absolute home run! They didn't have to do that, and with how COVID has left me dreading going to any retail type store this was pure GOLD! Completely COVID approved and very thoughtful.

Service with my Son

House of Hope CDC - Melissa B

We are so thankful to Balise Subaru for holding a coat drive to benefit the clients we serve at House of Hope CDC. During these challenging times, there are so many people sleeping unsheltered each night. And as challenging as that is for all of us doing this work, we are often amazed by the generosity of the community and businesses like Balise Subaru. All of the items collected have already been put to good use by a number of our clients. Thank you so much!

House of Hope CDC
House of Hope CDC

Balise Healing Garden @ Hasbro Children's Hospital - Giovanna B

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Hasbro Children’s Hospital today announced a milestone in its ongoing renovations with the completion of the new Balise Healing Garden and a completely reimagined playground. The space was made possible by donor support of a special fund-a-need opportunity, and with generous gifts to the Every Child, Every Day campaign – the $35 million effort funding the hospital’s modernization projects. “This is a very special project. We know there’s a correlation between spending time outside and the healing journey for children, and that a place for respite brings normalcy to a child’s hospital stay,” said Timothy J. Babineau, MD, President and CEO of Lifespan. “We are beyond thankful to Jeb Balise, his family, and all of our incredible supporters whose generous philanthropy made this transformation a reality. Hasbro Children’s has truly been built by our community, for our community.” Located outside the lower level of the hospital and nearby the ambulatory and primary care clinics, the Balise Healing Garden and conjoined playground are 29,000 sq. ft., a footprint 20 percent larger than it was previously. Entering the area, patients and families are greeted by a teaching garden that features raised beds, each housing vegetables and herbs according to their colors and characteristics. Adjacent to the garden and an important element of the area is a completely re-worked Healing Arts Theatre. It features a triple tier of stadium-style benches made from teak wood, facing a performance area with a variety of chimes and drums for patients to play and use to express themselves. The space is of particular significance for behavioral health patients and the hospital’s Healing Arts Program, which is integral to patient care and helping children cope with illness or injury. “Balise Auto and the Balise Family are proud to partner with Hasbro Children’s Hospital in the creation of the Balise Healing Garden,” said Jeb Balise, owner and CEO of Balise Auto. “It is our hope that this peaceful space brings comfort and healing to children for years to come.” A short distance away is all-new playground equipment, including various swings, a play hut, and a climb-on structure with a wheelchair accessible slide. Built upon a special cushioned foam base for safety, the playground equipment is constructed from recycled materials, including oral care products and packaging that resulted from a recycling initiative led by CVS Pharmacy, Colgate-Palmolive Company, Starlight Children’s Foundation, and TerraCycle. The recycling program called upon people nationwide to recycle their oral care products and packaging to help their state win a playground for a children’s pediatric facility. For three months in 2019, CVS Pharmacy customers in Rhode Island recycled more toothbrushes, empty toothpaste tubes and floss containers than any other state in the country, and Hasbro Children’s Hospital was awarded the grand prize. The new playground was then complemented by the addition of picnic tables, benches and chairs, and walking paths. At its far end is a basketball area with an adjustable height hoop.-MORE-“We were able to help build this wonderful playground for families at Hasbro Children’s Hospital while incentivizing recycling among our CVS Pharmacy customers,” said Eileen Howard Boone, SVP of Corporate Social Responsibility & Philanthropy and Chief Sustainability Officer at CVS Health. “It’s a win-win for everyone involved, most importantly the countless children who will enjoy the playground for years to come.” The Balise Healing Garden and the playground were completed in late September, allowing for limited numbers of patients and families to enjoy the space while also following current health and safety guidelines. The area is cleaned regularly, and informational signs regarding COVID-19 and sanitizer stations are placed throughout. Construction of the project was led by Cranston-based Pariseault Builders.“ Lifespan and Hasbro Children’s have been tremendous partners over the years. We take great pride in helping those who help others and this outdoor space immediately became important to all of us,” said Brian Casey, President of Pariseault Builders. “This is more than just a beautiful outdoor area – it is healing space where care and kindness comes together with fun so patients can be kids. We’re proud to have been a part of rejuvenating this area to turn it into the bright and welcoming space it is today.” Along with donors to the hospital’s special fund-a-need, Balise Auto and Balise Subaru, and partners CVS Pharmacy, Colgate, Starlight Children’s Foundation, and TerraCycle, the project was supported generously by the Rhode Island Shriners, Deanna and Scott Donnelly, and Julie and Michael Mahoney.

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Balise Healing Garden @ Hasbro Children's Hospital

Balise Subaru Raises $28,683 for Hasbro Children's - Jenny P

When Subaru dealerships across the country supported their favorite charities during the company’s annual “Share the Love” event, Balise Subaru in West Warwick raised $28,683 for Hasbro Children’s after naming the hospital its local beneficiary of the program. “Share the Love” is the automobile company’s signature national effort that encourages Subaru retailers to give back to their local communities. Over the course of six weeks, Subaru donated $250 for every vehicle sold or leased to the purchaser’s choice of benefitting charities. This past event marked the fourth consecutive year Hasbro Children’s was selected as the charity of choice by the Balise staff, giving their customers an opportunity to support the area’s leading pediatric hospital. In addition to Hasbro Children’s, charities included ASPCA®, Make-A-Wish®, Meals on Wheels America, and the National Park Foundation. “The Subaru brand and the ‘Share the Love’ campaign align perfectly with our Balise philosophy of doing our part to enrich the communities in which we live and work,” said Jeb Balise, Owner, and CEO of Balise Motor Sales. “For the fourth consecutive year, our team at Balise Subaru combined their passions for selling Subaru with helping their local community in support of an incredible cause.” Since first partnering with Hasbro Children’s for “Share the Love,” Balise Subaru’s efforts have raised more than $125,000 for the hospital in support of patient care, medical equipment, and research. “The continued support of everyone at Balise Subaru, and the incredible response of their customers to direct their donations to our hospital is nothing short of amazing – it’s difficult to put into words how grateful we are,” said Margaret M. Van Bree, MHA, DrPH, president of Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children’s Hospital. “We are a community that cares deeply for children and this generous gift will have a direct impact on our patients and their families when they need us most.”

Balise Subaru Raises $28,683 for Hasbro Children's

Paige and Harper from Hasbro Visit Balise Subaru! - Jenny P

During the 2019 Annual Share the Love Campaign, Paige, 5 a patient from Hasbro Children's Hospital made a special visit to our friends at Balise Subaru in West Warwick RI! Paige was joined by her little sister Harper, mom Amber, dad Cliff, and representatives from Hasbro Children's Hospital. To date, Paige has had 25 surgeries and because of the partners like Balise Subaru Paige is able to receive the highest quality of care right here in her home state! Thank you Balise Subaru for "Sharing Your Love" with Paige and all of our Hasbro Children's Hospital children and families! We LOVE Balise!

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Paige and Harper from Hasbro Visit Balise Subaru!