Inspiring stories: A spotlight on Acts of Kindness around the Valley

Caring for our Community

This week's news of people helping others in the Valley and across the U.S.

Adopt-a-Senior, Class of 2020, Columbiana, Canfield

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The COVID-19 outbreak has created a gloomy environment for many people. But there are those working to help others and make a positive difference.

If you know of an act of kindness in your community that you believe should be highlighted by WKBN, please let us know.

Here are a few stories that we’ve covered over the past week of those helping others, or working to better their communities:

Boardman woman shares birthday with neighbors by organizing front yard game center: Sarah Russell is giving families in her neighborhood activities to do while the Stay Safe Ohio order is still in place. Read more here.


Future nurses deliver food to local hospitals for National Nurses Week: To celebrate healthcare heroes, a few future workers made a special delivery to front line workers Friday. Read more here.

Family members parade past Walker Mill for loved ones: Residents at The Inn At Walker Mill in Boardman got a surprise Sunday afternoon. Read more here.



Adopt-a-Senior brightens up a strange last year of high school: Read more here.


Read more:

  • Austintown dentist provides meal for YSU students still on campus: Read more here.
  • Valley nurses shown appreciation for hard work fighting COVID-19: Read more here.
  • Warren school celebrates its teachers for Teacher Appreciation Day: Read more here.
  • Kids getting meals in Boardman can take something home for their pets: Read more here.
  • Parade celebrates local two-year-old’s birthday with special guest: Read more here.
  • Every Dog Matters holds sixth food giveaway since quarantine started: Read more here.
  • Cars paraded past Youngstown church for birthday celebration: Read more here.
  • Quarantined choir director from Alabama surprised with ‘drive-by’ choir performance. Read more here.
  • Boardman principal shares message of appreciation to teachers: Read more here.

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