Belknap Subaru has presented $20,000 to Veterans Count, an Easter Seals program dedicated to providing emergency assistance and financial support for service members and Veterans of all eras across the state of New Hampshire.
Mark Johnstone, president of Belknap Subaru, with his staff, and John Hayes, and Bill Bergeon, representing Subaru of New England, presented a check to, Joe Emmons, executive director of Veterans Count. The $20,000 was raised by Belknap Subaru’s customers, selecting the local charity to receive donations under Subaru’s National Share the Love Program.
Johnstone, thanked their customers for participating, and the sales staff, at the dealership for creating the awareness of the critical work done by Veterans Count, and Easter Seals, in the Lakes Region.
“This is an amazing partnership, customers, local business, and Subaru, coming together to do the right thing for our veterans,” said Johnstone.
John Hayes, expressed his excitement for the annual program, and acknowledged the company’s delight in being able to help fund local organizations, and be a part of the community.
Belknap Subaru selected Veterans Count, as its local partner, and customers could also select from their choice of the following charities: ASPCA, Make-A-Wish, Meals on Wheels Association of America, and the National Park Foundation. From Nov. 17 to Jan. 3, Subaru donated $250 for every new Subaru vehicle sold, or leased, to the customer’s choice
“We are grateful that local businesses like Belknap Subaru are willing to go the extra mile for our veterans! Their efforts will help us continue our mission, helping Veterans and their families,” said Veterans Count board member Jane Love.
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