Steve Lewis Subaru Presents $52,225 to Dakin

by Lee Chambers

Representatives from Steve Lewis Subaru in Hadley are shown presenting a donation of $52,225 to Dakin Humane Society as part of Subaru's Share the Love Event on May 25.  From left are Charlotte Cathro (President of the Board of Directors, Dakin Humane Society), Tracy Stearns (Project Manager, Steve Lewis Subaru), Jon Kubik (Manager, Steve Lewis Subaru), Carmine DiCenso (Executive Director, Dakin Humane Society), Steve Lewis (Owner/President, Steve Lewis Subaru), Joe Clark (Manager, Steve Lewis Subaru), Stacey Robin (Director of Development and Marketing, Dakin Humane Society), and Joe Altavilla, District Manager, Subaru of New England).


As part of its ongoing support of local communities, on May 25, 2018 at 11:00 a.m., Steve Lewis Subaru will present a check for $52,225 to Dakin Humane Society at its dealership located at 315 Russell Street in Hadley, MA. 

From November 16, 2017 to January 2, 2018, during the Share the Love Event, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) donated $250 to a charity of the customer’s choice for every new vehicle purchased or leased. The list of charities included the ASPCA, Meals on Wheels America, Make-A-Wish and the National Park Foundation.  The Dakin Humane Society was selected by Steve Lewis Subaru as their hometown charity choice.  For the customers that chose Dakin Humane Society, Steve Lewis Subaru added $25 per vehicle, bringing each donation made to Dakin to $275.

The Share the Love Event was established by SOA as a way to bring Subaru owners together to make a difference in the community while showcasing its Subaru vehicles.  At the culmination of this year, SOA and its retailers hope to exceed a grand total of $115 million donated since the creation of Share the Love to celebrate the 10th anniversary of this event. 

Steve Lewis Subaru has been committed to providing Western Mass with only the best new and used vehicles, Subaru service and parts since 1999.  The company has been recognized by Subaru of America, Inc. as a Love Promise retailer and awarded the Customer and Community Commitment Award in 2017.  This award is given to only elite Subaru retailers who exhibit remarkable dedication to both pillars of the Love Promise – exceptional service to their customers and extraordinary work in their communities.  Voted Best New Car Dealer (2017) in the Pioneer Valley and winner of the Subaru Dealer of the Year award for exceptional customer service in both MA and the US, Steve Lewis Subaru is constantly working to uphold its highly regarded reputation that drives customer loyalty and trust. For more information visit or the dealership on Route 9 in Hadley. 

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