- Reddit delivered a bunch of pizzas for a cancer patient when she taped a video requesting pizza. And when we mean deliver pizza, they were flooded with pizzas to the point where the hospital had to request for no more pizzas to be delivered.
- /r/SuicideWatch, a subreddit devoted to helping Reddit users with suicidal feelings.
- After a woman posted a small comment on how her photo-op with Wil Wheaton left her disappointed, Wil himself replied and asked if he could make amends.
- When a redditor on /r/Frozen was admitted to hospital for a weekend, the subreddit immediately began making pictures, gifs and videos and sang songs in her name.
- /r/upliftingnews is an entire subreddit dedicated to this.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger is a regular poster on several physical fitness subreddits. When one poster came to /r/gainit talking about how he'd messed up at weightlifting and gotten laughed at, Schwarzenegger encouraged him to not let that get him down.
- /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 /r/2meirl4meirl
- Made even more heartwarming by the fact that /r/2meirl4meirl is listed as one of their "Friends We Love and Support".
- When it came time for Obama to step down as President of the United States, the previously defunct /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 Five Nights at Freddy's donated 2,500$ to one of the moderators on well, /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. The reactions is what 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 abandoned racist subreddits for an Incredibly Lame Pun or two, leading to places like r/stormfront discussing severe weather, r/whites discussing different shades of the color white, and so on. This article covers it in more detail.
- Many subs coming together to mourn the death of Stefan Karl Stefansson, and celebrating his life by remembering the many instances of him being an absolute Nice Guy.
- In a thread about 911 calls, Chase, who was a baby on Emergency 911 years earlier, talked about the dispatcher who saved his life, and that he still keeps in contact with her almost 30 years later. He even links to a video of the episode he was in where people commented that Chase brought them there.
- /u/shittymorph's comments start out relevant, but almost always end in some variant of "In nineteen ninety eight the undertaker threw mankind off hell in a cell, and plummeted sixteen feet through an announcer's table." To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the match, the WWE sent him a package, with a letter thanking him for keeping the moment fresh in people's minds.
- The whole website's support of the Hong Kong protest was rather uplifting and surprising unified. A few subs that don't normally allow politics made a specific exception for the Hong Kong protests, like /r/PrequelMemes
- Nightmare Fuel and Tear Jerker aside in regards to the murder of his children by his wife, Reddit user Jason Worley still thanked the reddit community for being there for him during that dark period and always providing advice before and after the events.
Heartwarming / Reddit