Subaru dealership shares love — and money — with animal shelter

Grand Junction Subaru has donated nearly $13,000 to the Roice-Hurst Humane Society animal shelter and adoption center, the latest result of its annual Share the Love campaign.

“We’re so thankul to be able to give back to Roice-Hurst again this year. We know their mission is very dear to our hearts and our customers’ hearts. Roice-Hurst is vital to this community, and it feels great to donate to such a wonderful cause,” said Ron Bubar, owner of Grand Junction Subaru.

Under the Share the Love campaign, Grand Junction Subaru donated $250 to Roice-Hurst for every new Subaru sold or leased between Nov. 17, 2016 and Jan. 3, 2017. The total came to $12,658. That brings to more than $30,000, the dealership has donated to Roice-Hurst over the past two years.

“Grand Junction Subaru has been such a generous supporter of Roice-Hurst over the years. We are extremely honored and grateful to be getting a donation of this magnitude,” said Anna Stout, executive director of the Roice-Hurst Humane Society.

Roice-Hurst has provided care for homeless dogs and cats since 1963. Stout said it to costs more than $1,600 a day to keep the shelter open.

Grand Junction Subaru is located at 651 Market Street near the intersection of Market Street and 24 Road. For more information, call 241-2414 or visit www.gjsubaru.com.