More than 3,000 volunteers give their time and talent serving in Keystone programs. We celebrate the incredible contributions our volunteers give to our community.
April 25 was Volunteer Appreciation Day at Keystone Community Services. We celebrated our volunteer team with a luncheon and awards presentation to honor the many hands it takes to accomplish incredible things in our community. More than 3,000 volunteers give their time serving in Keystone’s programs. Our volunteers extend our reach and make it possible to serve more than 8,000 people in our community each month. Read more »
Sue and Denny stay healthy and active by participating in activities at Keystone.
For Sue and Denny, the West 7th Community Center is a big part of their retirement lifestyle. They moved to the West 7th neighborhood in 2011 and have been involved in the programs at the community center ever since. Read more »
Jeff helps children practice reading and communication skills through his volunteer role.
In retirement, Jeff enjoys traveling, reading and exercise -- but "there's more to life than having a good time -- I like to give back," he says. One day a week, Jeff volunteers for the Keystone Hmong Youth & Family Program, assisting Keystone's Teen Tutors to help children achieve in school. This experience has given Jeff a unique perspective. "My generation has been the beneficiary of relatively inexpensive education and good paying jobs. It's tougher for young people today, especially for immigrants and their children, so these programs are really important. Read more »
Kelly and her young kids make delivering Meals on Wheels a family experience.
Lincoln charms Meals on Wheels clients with his sweet smile as he and his mother, Kelly, make their rounds delivering hot meals to homebound elderly and disabled individuals in St. Paul. Delivering meals is a volunteer role that Kelly selected several years ago because she could do it with her two children. "Both boys love going with me to deliver meals and most clients seem to get a big kick out of them," Kelly said. Delivering Meals on Wheels has taught her boys respect for older adults. Read more »