Skip to main content

Bridging Social Distancing through Innovation

Learn more about how Keystone Community SErvices is innovating to meet community needs.

Mary McKeown, president and CEO of Keystone Community Services, speaks about turning the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic into opportunities by collaborating with other nonprofit leaders, listening to community requests and turning future plans into present action.

“We quickly accelerated some things that we had planned to do in 2021 because they were in our roadmap and the community said ‘This is what we need from you’. One example is a partnership with Metro Mobility. They wanted to keep their drivers employed and keep them driving, and they are now coming and picking up food packages from our food shelves and delivering those out to people in the community that need that food support,” says Mary.

Keep the Stories Coming

Stay connected with stories about how people across the state of Minnesota are responding to This Present Moment with generosity, compassion, courage and creativity.

More Stories

Read Foundations Announce Nearly $7 Million in Grants Statewide

Foundations Announce Nearly $7 Million in Grants Statewide

Grants will help nonprofits remain responsive and resilient after a challenging year.

Read the News
Read A Year Unlike Any Other

2020: A Year Unlike Any Other

In the face of the challenges of 2020, we experienced unparalleled generosity from our donors and innovation from our staff as we responded quickly to meet the needs of our community.

View Our 2020 Year In Review
Read Foundation Names Ellen Brownell Associate Vice President, Director of Investments

Foundation Names Ellen Brownell Associate Vice President, Director of Investments

Ellen will be responsible for assisting the chief investment officer in all aspects of portfolio management.

Read the News
Read Kairos Alive!

Kairos Alive!

Kairos Alive! transforms lives through dance and story.

Watch the video
Read Navigating Education

Navigating Digital Learning in a Changing Landscape

Here are three innovative ways the nonprofit sector is addressing gaps in access to technology and internet resources needed for online learning.

Learn More
Read Art as Healing

Art as Healing

White Bear Center for the Arts is on a mission to create healing during the pandemic.

Read Suzi's interview
Read Partnerships That Shine

Partnerships That Shine

Deb Foster, executive director of the Ain Dah Yung Center, shares how collective visions can lead to positive outcomes for youth.

Read her post
Read Brownbody

Brownbody

Artists develop the score to Tracing Sacred Steps, which Brownbody initially presented in April 2019 as a work-in-progress.

Watch the video

COMMUNITY IS OUR COMPASS

JOIN
US!

* Indicates a required field