Paid PostPosted on Jun 25, 20207 Small Ways To Be The Best Dang Neighbor You Can Be Right NowNow more than ever, being a good neighbor can go a long way. State Farm is here to help.by State Farm®Brand PublisherFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Donate to a local food bank. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF IFC / Via giphy.com One way to be a good neighbor is to be an active member in your community and to give back when possible. Find more information on food bank donations here. 2. Send a handwritten letter. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF TBS / Via giphy.com No matter the state of society, a handwritten letter has always gone a long way. Let loved ones know you're thinking of them with this small, compassionate gesture. 3. Strike up conversation (from a safe distance) with those in your neighborhood who may be living alone. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Bravo / Via giphy.com It's a simple way to offer connection at a time when people need it most. 4. And check in on those in your neighborhood who may be older and/or immunocompromised and could use a hand. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Fox / Via giphy.com If you know of someone in your community who may be having a particularly challenging go of it at the moment, reach out to see how you can help. 5. Educate yourself. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF ABC / Via giphy.com If cultivating change is your goal, you need to first begin by expanding your worldview and opening yourself up to enlightenment. Whether you're listening to the personal experiences of minority communities or reading essential texts, know that information is power in the fight against ignorance. 6. Surprise a coworker with a small, thoughtful gift in the mail. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF IFC / Via giphy.com If you're missing your coworkers right now, they're likely missing you tons, too. Offer some connection by surprising them with a thoughtful small gift or letter. 7. Post an uplifting message on your window. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF TV Land / Via giphy.com This provides a great outlet for creativity and will clearly demonstrate your support to the community. 8. Or get crafty with cheerful sidewalk chalk imagery. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF ABC / Via giphy.com Like the above, but with a wider canvas! 9. Ultimately, doing what you can to bring comfort to others while being mindful of your own needs is the best thing you can offer your community right now. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Talk WW Production Inc. / Via giphy.com Because in order to care for others, it's essential to ensure you're taking proper care of yourself. With 19,000 agents in just as many neighborhoods, like any good neighbor, State Farm has your back.