Good Neighbor Game Rules

Did you know that Good Neighbor Day is September, 28th?  To celebrate, The Welcome Basket is hosting a neighborly social media selfie contest beginning September 1st through midnight on September 26!


Simply register online at with your email and Facebook ID and/or Instagram handle. Registering helps us make sure we associate you with both your Facebook and Instagram accounts when awarding points. It’s Free and no purchases are necessary!



10 Points will be awarded for POSTING SELFIES at designated selfie spots and TAGGING the following in the same post:

  1. tag - @TheWelcomeBasket

  2. tag - the place where the selfie is taken – this will be a Welcome Basket Sponsor (i.e. Polished, Deschutes, HomeTown Bank, etc.) A list of selfie spots can be found at

  3. And finally - use the hashtag #GoodNeighborGame.

Example – Post selfie photo with a caption - “I love this color of nail polish! @Polished – thank you @TheWelcomeBasket for hosting the fun #GoodNeighborGame – I hope we win!”


Instructions will be posted at each designated selfie location as reminders for participants.


10 Points will be awarded for posting a selfie when doing a neighborly act of kindness, like opening the door for someone or shopping local. There is no limit to the neighborly acts of kindness selfies so be neighborly and post away!

Post a selfie of your neighborly act and the following tags/hashtags

  1. @TheWelcomeBasket

  2. #GoodNeighborGame

  3. #BeNeighborly


If you post the same selfie to Facebook AND Instagram and tag appropriately, points will be awarded for both! YES!

Double Points will be awarded throughout the month of September during #GoodNeighborGame Pop Up events at various Roanoke businesses. Follow The Welcome Basket on Facebook and Instagram to be notified of all pop-up events.


We will celebrate National Good Neighbor Day at the Deschutes Tasting Room in downtown Roanoke on September 28th from 6pm - 10pm. Winners will be announced at this time and prizes will be awarded. You must be present to win!


Grand Prize will be awarded to the participant with the most points. In the case of a tie, the winner will be chosen based on most neighborly selfies (Decided by The Welcome Basket) Grand Prize includes an Ecobee4 Smart Thermostat plus installation from Ostrom Services (a $500 value), Go Pro Hero6 Black (a $400 value) from Wisler Plumbing, a Bose Soundlink Revolve+ Bluetooth Speaker (a $300 value) from Audiotronics, a Yeti Roadie20 Cooler (a $200 value) from Northwest Hardware, a $250 Visa Gift card from ProSource of Roanoke, a $25 gift certificate to AmRheins, 1 year family membership to the O. Winston Link Museum and the book Life Along the Line from the Historical Society of Western Virginia, Dog Treats and a Dog Wash from Biscuits & Bubbles, plus some awesome swag from The Roanoke Times and New York Life!

#1 Neighbor Prize - participant with the best selfie showing a neighborly act of kindness (Decided by The Welcome Basket) will win a manicure for you and your neighbor (valued at $80) from Polished by Claire V., a $100 gift card to Wine Gourmet from HomeTown Bank, and 2 tickets to DRIVE from the Taubman Museum, plus a $25 Visa gift card for you and one for your neighbor from ProSource of Roanoke!

Creative Neighbor Prize - participant with the most creative selfie (decided by The Welcome Basket) will win a 90 minute massage from Performance Healthcare, a $50 Visa gift card from ProSource of Roanoke, and a $25 Restaurant Gift Card from Neely's Accounting!

Luckiest Neighbor Prize - will go to one lucky particpant who wins the raffle to be held at the Good Neighbor Day Celebration on September 28th from 6pm - 10pm at the Deschutes Tasting Room in downtown Roanoke. The Luckiest Neighbor will win a limited edition Roanoke Deschutes Brewery Drink Tank. Only 30 of these exist and this lucky participant will win 1!!

***Must be present at the Good Neighbor Day Party at the Deschutes Brewery Roanoke Tasting Room to win prizes***

Prizes subject to change.

By registering for the Good Neighbor Game you agree to not hold The Welcome Basket or any participating sponsors liable for any injuries to self or possessions while participating in this event. No purchases necessary.