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 Ferguson 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.

Tulsa SPCA, Tulsa Boxer Rescue, Guide Dogs for the Blind, Lone Star Guide Dog Raisers

Linnaeus Teaching Garden, Friends of Blue Thumb

Claremont Elementary, Kendall-Whittier Elementary,

Meals on Wheels of Metro Tulsa, American Red Cross, Amazing Athletes,

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Hope Is Alive

Did Ferguson 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 Ferguson Subaru

Subaru and Ferguson 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

I'm still here, thanks to Subaru! - Nicole M

Hello friends at Subaru! My name is Nicole Morgan. I am a wife, mother, daughter, aunt (they call me MimiCole!), a friend, physical therapist, mountain biker, mountain bike skills instructor, paddle boarder, adventure enthusiast, and a Subaru owner. I bought my first Subaru in 2016. A wonderful Outback. I am a home health physical therapist and spend many hours in my vehicle, driving between patients. I bought it because I had the opportunity to drive a friend’s Outback in a snowstorm and I have never felt so safe in a vehicle. I knew then that a Subaru Outback would be my next vehicle. I immediately had a hitch mount installed and it became my adventure-mobile. My Outback took me to destinations near and far: Utah, Colorado, Texas, New Mexico, you name it. I am a rolling Subaru commercial. Between work and play, I basically live in my car, and logged 20,000 miles in that Outback from June to December in the first year I owned it! When the opportunity arose in 2017, our mountain bike team asked our local dealer, Ferguson Subaru, to be our title sponsor. They happily agreed and we have been riding, educating, and advocating for off-road sports under their banner ever since. The only issue I ever had with my Outback was when some connection between the catalytic converter broke and had to be replaced. I was just barely out of the warranty that covered that part, and it was going to cost $1600 just for the part. The service manager, Charley, saw my 5-bike rack on the back, SUP racks on the roof, and a car loaded with work and play gear asked me about what I do. I gave him an enthusiastic summary of my adventures and unbeknownst to me, he called Subaru Corporate, and told you about me and my adventures and pleaded my case. Subaru GAVE me the part. All I paid was for the labor to install it. I was back on the road to more adventures. I encouraged my parents to buy a Subaru. My friends, my teammates. My teammates encouraged others to buy Subarus. They build the safest vehicle on the planet. It fits all your gear. What gear doesn’t fit, you put on the rack up top or add a rack to the back. You can get to pretty much every off-road trailhead you want to. You can get to your patients even when they live on a rutted dirt road after 10 days of rain. They stand by their products and the local dealer and maintenance department stands by their customers. My fiancé bought his first Subaru, the Ascent in 2020. I traded in my Outback for a zippy little Crosstrek with leather seats. My parents traded in their Outback for the Ascent. My friends traded in theirs for bigger, newer, better Subarus. Our oldest kids bought their first Subaru. New friends bought their first Subarus. This week, my Subaru Crosstrek went through the ultimate test: I was in a collision on a country road. I was probably driving at around 45 mph. The other driver turned left in front of me. There was no time. I remember hearing the panic beep of the obstacle detection. Suddenly there was a crunch and the world turned white when every airbag deployed. Within seconds someone was on the overhead telling me they detected an impact and asking if I had been in an accident. They had EMS on the line. I put my car in park, turned off the engine, opened my door, and ducked under the side airbag to get out of the car. I walked away. I have some bruises. A couple of sore muscles. Not a single broken bone. Not a laceration. No head injury. Because I own a Subaru, I am still a wife, mother, daughter, MimiCole, friend, physical therapist, mountain biker, mountain bike skills instructor, paddle boarder, adventure enthusiast. Our Subarus have carried tens of thousands of dollars of gear. They have been present for more “new bike days” than I can count. They have been our adventure-mobiles. We have fit furniture inside that never should have fit. We’ve hauled lumber, landscape rocks, and pond supplies. We’ve packed the cargo area from edge to edge on many road trips. We’ve trusted our Subarus to get us everywhere we wanted to go, carrying every precious piece of cargo we can load. This week I went back to Ferguson Subaru and put a deposit down on my third Subaru, a 2021 Crosstrek. There was no question what kind of car or what dealership I would purchase from..because I will always trust my Subaru to carry the most post precious cargo of all: my kids, my nieces, my family, my friends, my dogs.

I'm still here, thanks to Subaru!

Ferguson Subaru commits to Hope is Alive - Ari P

Ferguson Subaru, thank you, thank you, thank you, for your continuous commitment to our local Oklahoma communities. Hope is Alive is beyond grateful to be one of many organizations selected in the “Share the Love Campaign.” As an organization that is on the front lines of addiction, we get to see men and women taking steps out of brokenness and hopelessness daily. Through the amazing generosity of Ferguson Subaru as a local community partner, hundreds of people in Tulsa now have the choice to step out of a life of addiction and experience Radical Life Change!

Hope is Alive
Ferguson Subaru commits to Hope is Alive

A small nonprofit with a big following! - Kate F

Our little service dog organization has been in operation for 3.5 years. I made connections with our local Subaru dealership and one particular salesman, Jeremy Bautista, who has become a friend outside of selling us 2 Subarus. He, like us, is a huge dog advocate and always asks us to bring dogs in just to say hello. One day he messaged me and asked if he could do "a little fundraising" for us in the beginning of 2021. We always say yes and love when our friends and community offer to raise funds! At then end of two months he invited us to set up an info table at the dealership and bring dogs for everyone to visit with and learn about our organization. We train service dogs and donate them free to disabled individuals who apply for one through our program. Jeremy then presented us with a $3,000 check!!!!! The biggest donation to date for us. This completely blew our minds and I don't think he really understood how much this helped us after 2020 when our donation year had been quite low. I wanted to cry. Our organization is so incredibly grateful as I'm sure all the organizations he fundraises for have been impacted by his giving. Not long after we had received his donation, one of our dogs in training was bit (very badly) by a rattlesnake! His donation literally saved this dog's life by securing us for unexpected situations or accidents and helping us maintain our normal costs to raise and train these dogs. We are humbled and grateful and plan to have more fun interactions with him and our dealer in the future! I, personally, have bought 3 Subarus from them and have another [larger] vehicle ordered and on the way! From the perspective of a car consumer, the kindness and integrity shown to me by my local Subaru dealer, even before I started this nonprofit, is what keeps me returning. I have bought many a car from other dealerships around the state and not one has ever made me feel as comfortable in the buying process as my local Subaru dealer, and even more Jeremy. All of the connections we have made together has made a positive impact for all parties and that is the kind of world we need to live in together. Thank you for being "Dog Positive" and "People Positive"!

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A small nonprofit with a big following!

Helping teachers help our community. - Reid H

Malek Bourmaf from Subaru reached out to me last week wanting to schedule a time to bring school supplies to one of my teachers. He shared with me how he was touched by a family and their story when purchasing a Subaru from him the previous week. A young couple came into the dealership wanting to buy a car. They've been sharing a car for 3 years and were in desperate need of a vehicle with school approaching. The car they were wanting was already sold, but Malek helped them get a vehicle. Malek mentioned just how kind and sweet the couple was during the entire process. He was personally thinking of someone to give back to this month and this teacher was the perfect person to do so. Subaru has an initiative this month call Subaru Loves Learning. Subaru ended up donating $342 of supplies for his classroom. This teacher loves his family and his students and with this donation and his new car he can be even more focused on teaching. Thank you Subaru for your support.

Helping teachers help our community.

Ferguson Subaru Loves the Birds and Bees! - Cheryl C

Ferguson Subaru in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, is all about helping the small nonprofit Friends of Blue Thumb spread the word about taking care of our pollinators in Tulsa County, Oklahoma! A $500 grant enabled Friends of Blue Thumb to support the Tulsa County Conservation District's brand new "Yard by Yard" community resiliency project. "Yard by Yard" recognizes landowners and their properties that have nature friendly practices. By growing some of their own vegetables, composting, and offering feeding and watering stations for birds and other small wildlife, Tulsa residents (plus those from Broken Arrow, where Ferguson is located, and other Tulsa County cities) can do their part to make urban areas less formidable to birds, bees, butterflies, and other small creatures who need a helping hand. There are an array of additional practices to consider as well. One of the most important actions "Yard by Yard" participants are taking is the establishment of native plants on their properties. Where wildflowers and native grasses are allowed to grow, bees and butterflies find a good meal. These bees and butterflies are the same pollinators that help to keep the foods we need growing, as up to 1/3 of all fruits, vegetables, and nuts require insect pollination. Urban areas can be an impediment to pollinators, but people can make important adjustments to help these important tiny animals. "Yard by Yard" is an important resource for learning about urban conservation practices. In addition to being a food source for pollinators, native plants have deep, fibrous root systems that build healthy soil. Rain falling on a yard with areas of native plants will tend to soak into the earth, following these deep root systems. So native plants reduce flooding and even help to filter pollutants out of water. Every newly certified yard sports a cool educational sign that guides those passing by to consider how they might make changes so that their yards too can "make the cut." "Yard by Yard" participants are given two packets of wildflower seed; one packet for their own yard; and a second packet to give to a friend or neighbor so the project will continue to grow. More can be learned about "Yard by Yard" by visiting www.tulsaccd.org/yardbyyard. Participants have access to a form containing a series of urban conservation practices across four categories. This gives homeowners and renters alike the opportunity to choose the practices that most appeal to them. In a nutshell, "Yard by Yard:" feeds bees. butterflies and birds; produces nutritional food; encourages water to soak into the earth; reduces flooding; filters runoff; brings interesting small wildlife into the yard; and ultimately saves time and money when lawn chemicals are eliminated and short-mowed turf grass areas are reduced. "Yard by Yard" is now spreading across Oklahoma, and the $500 grant provided Ferguson Subaru helped to make this happen. (Photograph Caption: Gabriael Parker (Tulsa County Conservation District), left, and Cheryl Cheadle (Oklahoma Conservation Commission Blue Thumb) prepare to present a beautiful Yard by Yard educational sign to an excited Yard by Yard participant in Tulsa Oklahoma.)

Ferguson Subaru Loves the Birds and Bees!

Subaru Loves Pest - Jana P

The Tulsa SPCA has worked with Ferguson Subaru for the past several years to execute the Subaru Loves Pets adoption event. Ferguson Subaru has always been very helpful to help us make this event the most successful. Without their support, the event would not be as successful and not as many pets would get adopted! We appreciate their commitment to the community and partnership with us each year!

Tulsa SPCA
Subaru Loves Pest

Ferguson Subaru helps homeless youth stay warm - Brian Y

Thanks to the generosity of Ferguson Subaru in Tulsa, Oklahoma, dozens of young people experiencing homelessness will receive new blankets to help them through the coming winter months. Ferguson Subaru delivered several cases of new blankets to Youth Services of Tulsa on November 13. Youth Services of Tulsa (YST) will distribute those blankets to the teens and young adults who turn to its innovative Street Outreach program for assistance with basic needs and resources to help them exit homelessness. Eric Jellison of Ferguson Subaru coordinated the blanket donation. Brian Young of YST thanked Ferguson Subaru for the generous gift, saying "Imagine living outdoors during an Oklahoma winter without warm clothing and a blanket to block the wind. Ferguson Subaru's donation will help many young people stay warm during the cold nights ahead." More about YST: Youth Services of Tulsa (YST) is a nonprofit organization assisting young people ages 12-24 throughout Tulsa County. YST offers a continuum of care through 15 programs focused on four key areas: Runaway and Homeless Services, Counseling, Delinquency Prevention, and Youth Development. YST is the only agency in the area dedicated solely to the needs of teens and transition-age youth. Visit www.yst.org to learn more.

Youth Services of Tulsa
Ferguson Subaru helps homeless youth stay warm

Saving Lives with Subaru - Amber N

Working for a non-profit animal rescue organization, Animal Rescue Foundation of Tulsa was so excited to be hosted for an event at Ferguson Subaru. The staff was excellent, caring, and went above and beyond to get the word out about homeless and unwanted pets coming to the event, needing forever homes! During the event we had a bonded pair, Chia and Almonds, adopted! We also received several applications on animals seen at the event and due to them hosting us, it looks like together we will be continuing to save lives and place then with loving families thanks to the exposure of the event! Thank you so much Subaru!

Animal Rescue foundation of Tulsa
Saving Lives with Subaru

We Love All Things Subaru! - Stephanie S

Our Subaru story began last year when we knew our family was in need of a new vehicle. We had narrowed our decision down to a Subaru because of their impeccable safety and maintenance record! Everyone we knew that had a Subaru loved their vehicles! A friend of ours had bought an Impreza at Ferguson and had nothing but good things to say about Ferguson and his experience. We decided to visit Ferguson and meet with Michael Altman, who had sold our friend his car. From that first visit at Ferguson, our family was welcomed with kindness and respect. We were looking to buy either an Ascent or Forester. While we were trying to decide on which vehicle, there was never any pressure from Michael, which was great! He answered all our questions, showing us the different features of the two vehicles. After several test drives, we decided to purchase a 2019 Forester. The whole buying process went smooth and easy! Art, in the finance department, was so friendly in explaining the purchase process and warranty information. Again, we were treated with kindness and respect. The service department at Ferguson continues to treat us with the same kindness and respect that began day one of our Subaru story. The service department is very knowledgeable and efficient in getting our vehicle serviced and on our way. Ferguson cares for their customers and it shows in every aspect of the dealership! After we purchased our Forester, we began to learn more about Subaru and the different platforms they support: learning, Earth, pets, helping others in the community, and caring for those with illness. That support goes down to the dealership level and as a Subaru owner it’s great to know that our purchase helped fund these different platforms in our area. It’s been almost a year since we bought our Forester and we can say she is well loved! We named her Phoebe. She has been on many road trips to 12 states and traveled almost 24,000 miles. Phoebe has her own Instagram account @phoebetheforester which shows her many adventures and our love for all things Subaru! Jeremy and Stephanie Steely Owasso, OK

We Love All Things Subaru!

Ruts N Guts 2019 - Tanner C

We had our 10 year anniversary this year, and it was a great one! One sponsor that has been with us since day one was Ferguson Subaru! We have loved partnering with such a great dealership. Not only do they sell amazing cars that appeal to our outdoor minded racers/riders, but they support their local community, events, and people organizations within the community. We love the brand, dealership, and support they give back here in Oklahoma! Thank you to our Ferguson Subaru Family for 10 amazing years!!

Ruts N Guts 2019