Volunteer of the Month: Raga Rachuru

Hammer’s Volunteer of the Month for September is Raga Rachuru! Raga is a Wayzata High School student who first heard about Hammer through the school’s Youth Extending Service volunteer organization. She has been volunteering in Hammer’s Advocacy department over the...

Another Life Lesson

By Ellen Timmerman-Borer, Chief Development Officer So many years of Hammer (35 to be exact!) and I wonder why I am so fortunate to be in this place for so long, feeling satisfied and humbled with our work. Then, a poignant reminder of the why emerges in an unexpected...

Volunteer of the Month: Alexandra DeMarais

Hammer’s Volunteer of the Month for August is Alexandra DeMarais! Alex started as a Hammer volunteer in 2014 while she was still a student at the University of St. Thomas and the Vice President of the Health and Human Performance Club. She was looking to enhance her...

Volunteer of the Month: Mike Stokes

Our July Volunteer of the Month is Mike Stokes, who is also celebrating his one year volunteer Hammerversary! Mike joined us last year after finding Hammer volunteer opportunities on the JustServ app. Based on mutual interests, Mike was matched with Kevin, who lives...

A Culture of Giving: Geritom Medical

Hammer Residences and Geritom Medical began as partners in 2014. Geritom supports Hammer in the field and financially, working closely to provide pharmacy and medical supply services to the individuals we support. Each year Geritom purchases a sponsored table at Reach...

Hammer Residences a Top 150 Workplace for Ninth Year

  Hammer Residences has been named one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune for the ninth consecutive year. A complete list of those selected is available at StarTribune.com/topworkplaces2018 and will also be published in the Star Tribune...

Volunteer of the Month: Abbie Hadley

Congratulations to our Volunteer of the Month, Abbie Hadley! Abbie discovered Hammer through the United Health Care company volunteer website. Having worked with individuals with special needs since elementary school, she knew she wanted to continue to be involved...

Volunteer of the Month: Jim Clesas

Congratulations to Hammer’s Volunteer of the Month, Jim Clesas! Jim Clesas joined Hammer’s volunteer corps after he heard about opportunities through State Farm’s “Neighborhood of Good” campaign. Jim wanted to find a volunteer opportunity that gave him the...