Celebrate Good Neighbors this September in Honor of National Good Neighbor Day

At Nextdoor, we’re passionate about being good neighbors, and we know our members are too! Every day, we hear inspiring and touching stories about how neighbors come together to support each other in many ways. From a simple hello to welcome a new neighbor, to stories about neighbors working together to plant a community garden or find a lost pet, we are constantly reminded about the power of good neighbors.

In honor of National Good Neighbor Day on September 28th, Nextdoor is celebrating good neighbors by recognizing these wonderful moments, big or small, all month long!

National Good Neighbor Day was founded in the early 1970s by Montana native, Becky Mattson, and is now a nationally-recognized day to be thankful and appreciate good neighbors. Now, more than 40 years later, Nextdoor is furthering Becky’s mission by recognizing good neighbor moments the entire month of September.

Celebrate Good Neighbors all month long!  

  • Share your good neighbor moments at nextdoor.com/goodneighbor and check out other moments from across the country – whether they’re fun or touching memories, a message of gratitude for your great neighbors, or something you’re looking forward to experiencing with your neighbors.
  • As seen in Woman’s Day Magazine, nominate a good neighbor for Nextdoor’s Good Neighbor Awards at http://www.nextdoor.com/goodneighborawards. The winners will be announced on September 28th, and the grand prize winner will receive $1,000, as well as a matching donation from Nextdoor to a local charity of their choice.
  • Follow Nextdoor on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to see daily tips and stories about good neighbors. Don’t forget to use #goodneighbor! Please be sure to check back on our blog to hear about good neighbors stories and other ways to celebrate Good Neighbor Day all month long.

We’re excited to be celebrating the very thing that makes Nextdoor so wonderful – neighbors! We hope to encourage people across America to say thank you to their neighbors who are making a difference in their local community.


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