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Experience Life to its Fullest

Since opening its doors in 1923, Hammer has stayed true to its mission to provide adults and children with developmental disabilities the opportunity to live life to its fullest. Hammer’s passion toward this goal has helped thousands of individuals experience life to its fullest.

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Reach for Ralph is Hammer’s signature fundraising event. Please join us on Thursday, July 23rd at Nicollet Island Pavilion to turn possibilities into realities for those we support. Imagine what you can make possible for more than 1,500 individuals Hammer serves. Purchase your tickets here!



spring appeal



Our Spring Appeal is hot off the presses! Click here to read the remarkable story about how the charming Wincek brothers came to live in two unique Hammer Homes.





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Check out our 2014 Annual Report. Click here to read stories and highlights from this past year. The year was full of great opportunities and successes thanks to many of you!





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The 2014 Winter edition of our Discoveries magazine is hot off the press! The full version is available here. We hope you enjoy the amazing stories of those we serve and the wonderful men and women who support them.







It happened again … We are five for five in being named a Star Tribune “Top Workplace”! Hammer is one of only 14 organizations statewide that has won in all five years of the award’s history. We strive to create a values-driven, collaborative culture, and receiving this award for the fifth straight year validates the collective belief in our mission!

Respecting Abilities. Reaching for Opportunities. Realizing Dreams.