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Stock Gifts Are A Win-Win!

Stock Gifts Are A Win-Win!

You and Hammer & NER both win when you donate appreciated stock. You may get a tax deduction (consult your tax accountant first) for the full value of the stock, as long as you have owned it for more than 12 months. You do not have to pay long-term capital gains...

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The Marvelous Mary Anne

The Marvelous Mary Anne

Mary Anne came to NER in 1997 from Pine City where she lived with her mom. Mary Anne was raised on a farm and staff quickly learned that meant waking up early. If you were the overnight staff, you would often wake up with the sense of someone watching over you. Yes, this was Mary Anne who would wait patiently until 6 a.m. to wake you up. Mary Anne really knows how to make early mornings not so painful. She always has a smile, positive attitude, and something nice to say about you. 

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Anne’s Journey with Hammer

Anne’s Journey with Hammer

August 18, 1972, was a very important day in the lives of my sister, Anne, and our family. That was the day, 51 years ago, that Anne moved into Hammer Residences. At that time, Hammer was located on a single campus in Wayzata with a large dormitory. Anne moved into one of the rooms on the women’s floor in the dormitory and began her life as part of the Hammer family.

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Exploration, Growth, & Celebration

Exploration, Growth, & Celebration

Since 2009, Hammer Travel has supported over 2,000 people as they fulfilled their travel goals. Going hand in hand with Hammer’s mission, Hammer Travel promotes personal growth, social inclusion, independence, and self-confidence, through the joys of travel. Whether visiting a new city or cruising Alaska, travel is a world-expanding experience that plays an important role in one’s quality of life.

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Joe Counts on You!

Joe Counts on You!

I’m going to be blunt. My son counts on you. Joe needs you now, today, and every day of the year. Later I am going to ask you to become a monthly donor. But first, I want to introduce you to my son who, like everyone served by Hammer & NER needs our consistent and...

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