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35 Acts Of Kindness From Neighbors Who Deserve Some Extra Recognition

With more people spending time in their homes than ever before, many neighbors reached out to others in their communities to check in on one another and offer assistance. People who had never spoken before became friends and some neighbors became even closer than before.

People all across social media shared really kind things their neighbors did for the over the last year and many of the acts went viral. These awesome neighbors deserve all the thanks they got and more.

If you’re thinking, “this sounds nothing like my neighbors,” consider that you could be the first one in your community to start reaching out to others. Someone always has to be the first one to do something.


1. “So My Cat Died A Few Days Ago And The Neighbors Kids Found Out And My This Collage Of Him. I’m In Tears”

Via: Reddit

2. He Looks Like A Very Good Boy

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3. Such A Sweet Thing To Do

4. “90-Year-Old Neighbor On Strict Quarantine Put Out A Table Of Roses From His Garden In Wood Vases He Made By Hand”

Via: Reddit

5. “My Son Was Looking Out Of The Window And Saw My Elderly Neighbor Walking In The Rainstorm Without An Umbrella On Friday. And Walked Him All The Way Home”

Via: Reddit

6. “Left This In My Neighbor’s Garden To Cheer Them Up”

Via: Reddit

7. “Neighborhood Kids Were Using This Lady’s Yard For Sledding Without Asking. She Responded By Blasting Xmas Music Out Her Window, Putting On A Santa Hat With A Beard And Joining Them”

Via: Reddit

8. A Mini Food Bank Is Genius!

9. “After Bad Storms, This Retired Old Man Goes Around Our Neighborhood And Cleans The Debris Out Of Yards And Catch Basins”

Via: Reddit

10. “When You Do Not Have A Doggo But Your Neighbor Does”

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11. This Sounds Delicious

12. “Neighbors Helping Out Strangers During The Australian Bushfires. Everything Helps And It All Adds Up”

Via: Reddit

13. “My Neighbor Painted My Dog For Me And My Brother For Absolutely No Reason. We Love It”

Via: Reddit

14. “My Neighbors Brought Me A “Plate” Since I Didn’t Go Anywhere For Thanksgiving”

Via: Reddit

15. What A Nice Friendship

16. “Apartment Complex Flooded At Least 3 Feet. Good Neighbors Saved Dogs Trapped Inside”

Via: Reddit

17. “These Kind Neighbors Repaired And Painted The House Of A Lonely, Retired School Teacher For Free”

Via: Facebook

18. “Our Neighbor Doesn’t Have Wi-Fi, So We Talked Her Through Joining Ours. Once On She Received 70 Messages From Her Children Living Overseas”

Via: Reddit

19. “We Ran Out Of Toilet Paper And Asked Our Downstairs Neighbor If We Could Borrow Some. This Is How It Arrived, Delivered To Our Door”

Via: Reddit

20. “My 90-Year-Old Neighbor Hasn’t Walked Her Dog In Years So I Volunteered To Do It For Her. So Proud Of Buddy’s Weight Loss”

Via: Reddit

21. “Someone Stole A Kid’s Razor Scooter In Our Neighborhood. An Anonymous Neighbor Decided To Restore Some Joy Back For The Kid”

Via: Reddit

22. “In 2019, This 15-Year-Old Kid Started To Take Care Of His Elderly Neighbors Every Single Day After They Had Medical Setbacks. God Bless You Romemylion”

Via: Reddit

23. An Awesome Way To Make Them Feel Welcome

24. This Is Incredibly Sweet

25. “These Young Guys Saved Their Elderly Neighbor Mr. C From A House Fire”

Via: Reddit

26.  Note From A Neighbor

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27. Looking Out For Her Neighbors

28. “Being Wholesome To Their Neighbor”

Via: Reddit

29. “Our Neighbor Gives Treats Through The Fence. Recently He Has Been Giving My Daughter Treats Too. This Is Them Waiting Patiently Today”

Via: Reddit

30. “So My 102 Year Old Neighbour Was Admitted To Hospital With A Stroke And She Still Remembered My 21st”

Via: Reddit

31. “Some Guy Spraypainted Some Very Explicit Anti-Gay Slurs On A Garage Down The Street (A Gay Couple Live There), So Our Neighborhood Got Together And Painted This”

Via: Reddit

32. “A UPS Driver Went Above-And-Beyond This Year, Delivering Nearly 200 Packages A Day Through Lockdowns. Hundreds Of Neighbors Came Out To Give Him A Hero’s Salute”

Via: Reddit

33. “Lost My Husband Suddenly 6 Months Ago, Lost My Cat Last Week. Today, My Neighbor Brought Me This Baby Girl. Smiled For The First Time In Days And Haven’t Stopped”

Via: Reddit

34. This Is Real Neighborly Love

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35. “One Of My Neighbours Slipped This Under My Door While I Was Practising, I Thought They Were Going To Make A Noise Complaint But They Just Had A Request”

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