Willamette Humane Society and Capitol Subaru Team Up in 2018 National Share the Love Campaign
The annual campaign has raised more than $183,500 for local pets since 2015
SALEM, Ore. ─ Nov. 16, 2018 ─ For the fifth year in a row, Willamette Humane Society (WHS) has been selected as the hometown charity of choice by Capitol Subaru for Subaru of America, Inc.’s national Share the Love campaign. The annual Share the Love campaign has raised more than $183,500 to date for adoptable cats and dogs across Marion and Polk counties.
“Each year, the Share the Love campaign makes a lasting impact for our local humane society, as well as our local community,” said BJ Andersen, Willamette Humane Society Executive Director. “The funds raised by Capitol Subaru and the community make numerous life-saving programs at WHS possible, such as low-cost spay and neuter services and quality medical treatment of animals suffering from injury or illness. Our community members love their pets just as much as they love their Subarus.”
To participate, consumers must buy or lease a new Subaru between November 16, 2018, and January 2, 2019, and name Willamette Humane Society as the charity of choice. Subaru of America, Inc. will donate $250 for each new vehicle leased or sold. Share the Love is a national giving campaign benefitting more than 680 local charitable organizations across the country, as well as four national nonprofit partners: The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals® (ASPCA®), Make-A-Wish®, Meals on Wheels America® and National Park Foundation. For more information about Willamette Humane Society, visit whs4pets.org. For more information about Capitol Auto Group, visit capitolauto.com.
Callie Gisler, Marketing Manager
Willamette Humane Society
503-585-5900 (ext. 308)
About Willamette Humane Society
Willamette Humane Society, located in Salem, Ore., was founded in 1965 by local civic leaders to serve communities in Marion and Polk counties. The organization is dedicated to establishing, maintaining and enhancing the bond between companion animals and people. Willamette Humane Society provides essential services and programs such as adoption and sheltering, behavior and training, youth programs and a low-cost spay and neuter clinic. The shelter is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and supported by more than 60 employees and 1,000 volunteers. For more information about Willamette Humane Society, visit whs4pets.org.
About Subaru of America, Inc.
Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Subaru Corporation of Japan. Headquartered at a zero-landfill office in Cherry Hill, N.J., the company markets and distributes Subaru vehicles, parts and accessories through a network of more than 620 retailers across the United States. All Subaru products are manufactured in zero-landfill production plants and Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. is the only U.S. automobile production plant to be designated a backyard wildlife habitat by the National Wildlife Federation. SOA is guided by the Subaru Love Promise, which is the company’s vision to show love and respect to everyone, and to support its communities and customers nationwide. Over the past 20 years, SOA has donated more than $120 million to causes the Subaru family cares about, and its employees have logged more than 40,000 volunteer hours. As a company, Subaru believes it is important to do its part in making a positive impact in the world because it is the right thing to do.