San Antonio auto dealer North Park Subaru partnered with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to donate blankets, care kits and messages of support on June 18 to cancer patients receiving treatment at a local medical provider.

In a nutshell

Representatives of North Park Subaru and the San Antonio chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society gathered June 18 to donate 80 blankets, patient care kits and handwritten messages of hope at Texas Oncology-San Antonio Downtown.

According to a news release, North Park Subaru officials made this donation as part of Subaru Loves to Care, a national initiative led by Subaru of America.

Zooming in

North Park Subaru officials said their donation of warm blankets could help provide physical and emotional support to local individuals being treated at Texas Oncology for leukemia, lymphoma or myeloma.

Along with donated patient care kits, the handwritten messages were personalized by North Park Subaru employees and customers, the release states.

North Park Subaru also contributed $10,000 to the LLS Urgent Need Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Fund, which supports young blood cancer patients and their families in need of financial assistance with nonmedical-related expenses, such as groceries, transportation and household utilities, the release states.

What they’re saying

Stephen Markham, North Park Subaru’s general manager, said he and his colleagues understand how challenging cancer treatment can be, particularly for children and their families.

“Providing warmth, love and support to those who need it most is one of the many ways North Park Subaru gives back as part of the Subaru Love Promise, and we’re grateful for our partnership with LLS and Texas Oncology to make a meaningful impact in the community,” Markham said in a statement.