May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Now more than ever, the day-to-day stress of life can lead to mental health issues. As the pandemic continues to alter our lives, it is important to find new and innovative ways to stay connected with each other. During these stressful times, we need to stay connected...

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Ramadan

Ramadan

By Malik Mohamud, Program Manager at Hammer Residences There are more than 1.9 billion people in the world that identify as Muslim, and the blessed month of Ramadan means different things to each and every one of them! In the month of Ramadan, we refrain from food and...

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Quality of Life Fund Makes Gabe’s Birthday Extra Special

Quality of Life Fund Makes Gabe’s Birthday Extra Special

The Quality of Life Fund is used to enhance the lives of those served by Hammer. Oftentimes it’s for something big, like medical needs not covered by insurance, and sometimes small but necessary things like a new pair of walking shoes. And sometimes, it’s used to...

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Beloved Volunteer Not Forgotten

Beloved Volunteer Not Forgotten

By Cari Sheley, Donor Services Coordinator at Hammer Residences On March 20, 2021 the world lost a wonderful person: Claire Hinrichs. She was a volunteer for Hammer for many, many years, always eager to help with her husband Don, and then after Don’s passing, with her...

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A Lifetime of Smiles Through Music

A Lifetime of Smiles Through Music

By Donny Gromek, Family Member and DJ It has been my greatest honor to bring music to the people at Hammer Residences throughout the years.  In Hammer’s early years, I watched kids grow into teeny boppers, and then as they grew into adults. They are so excited to...

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When Talent & Life Merge

When Talent & Life Merge

By Joe Cullen, Communications Specialist After working for over 20 years as a reporter and producer in the cable television industry, I was looking for a career change. I knew that I wanted to stay in communications creating media. I also was especially keen on...

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