* [[http://www.cnn.com/2013/07/16/tech/california-hospital-pizza-delivery/?hpt=us_c2 Reddit delivered a bunch of pizzas for a cancer patient when she taped a video requesting pizza]]. And when we mean deliver pizza, [[UpToEleven they were flooded with pizzas to the point where the hospital had to request for no more pizzas to be delivered]].
* [[http://www.reddit.com/r/SuicideWatch /r/SuicideWatch]], a subreddit devoted to helping Reddit users with suicidal feelings.
* [[http://www.reddit.com/r/geek/comments/1eem1j/how_does_it_feel_wil_wheaton/ca03org?context=3 After a woman posted a small comment]] on how her photo-op with Creator/WilWheaton left her disappointed, Wil himself replied and asked if he could make amends.
* When a redditor on [[http://www.reddit.com/r/frozen /r/Frozen]] was admitted to hospital for a weekend, the subreddit immediately began making pictures, gifs and videos [[UpToEleven and sang songs]] in her name.
* [[http://www.reddit.com/r/upliftingnews /r/upliftingnews]] is an entire subreddit dedicated to this.
* Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger is a regular poster on several physical fitness subreddits. When one poster came to [[https:www.reddit.com/r/gainit /r/gainit]] talking about how he'd messed up at weightlifting and gotten laughed at, [[https://www.reddit.com/r/gainit/comments/2zfjmf/bad_day_at_the_gym_completely_demoralized/ Schwarzenegger encouraged him to not let that get him down.]]
* [[https://www.reddit.com/r/wholesomememes/ /r/WholesomeMemes]] is a subreddit dedicated to positive, uplifting memes. After browsing there for a while you start to realize how cynical the internet can be. Basically, its the antithesis to. [[https://www.reddit.com/r/2meirl4meirl/ /r/2meirl4meirl]]
* When it came time for Obama to step down as President of the United States, the previously defunct [[https://www.reddit.com/r/ThanksObama/ /r/ThanksObama]] subreddit was briefly reopened to allow users to express their non-ironic thanks for his service to the nation.
* Scott Cawthon, the creator of Franchise/FiveNightsAtFreddys donated 2,500$ to one of the moderators on well, [[https://www.reddit.com/r/fivenightsatfreddys/ /r/fivenightsatfreddys]] when they and their family were having a financial crisis and were about to lose their house. The mods attempted to tell their members to not contact Scott about it, yet he went ahead and donated anyway. [[https://www.reddit.com/r/fivenightsatfreddys/comments/594c2y/im_crying_right_now_thank_you_scott/ The reactions is what]] [[https://www.reddit.com/r/fivenightsatfreddys/comments/596ihp/trying_to_make_words_say_what_words_cannot/ made it even sweeter.]]
* When all the moderators for a subreddit get banned, it can be taken over by any user by admin discretion. People have used this to repurpose and abandoned racist subreddit for an IncrediblyLamePun, leading to places like r/stormfront discussing severe weather, r/whites discussing different shades of the color white, and so on. [[https://www.thedailybeast.com/trolls-hijack-white-power-sites-to-discuss-color-swatches This article covers it in more detail.]]