In the News

4/27/2017
Our family finds joy in being advocates for people with disabilities // The Press

4/26/2017
Golden Valley family forms strong bond volunteering with a man supported by Hammer Residences // The Sun Post

4/24/2017
Building bonds: Hammer’s volunteers find lifelong friends // Lakeshore Weekly News

4/22/2017
2017 Hammer Community Partners say volunteering is about family // Minnetonka Sun Sailor

4/20/2017
Hammer Announces its 2017 Community Partner Award Recipients // Sun Sailor

2/20/2017
Lakewinds Roundup Raises $10,306 for Hammer Residences // Minnetonka Sun Sailor

1/10/2017
Hammer Holiday Home Run Event Video // Wayzata Sun Sailor

12/7/2016
Love Finds A Way When Andy Met Molly Story // Wayzata Sun Sailor

10/18/2016
Wayzata Celebrates the 2016 Person of the Year // Wayzata Sun Sailor

10/1/2016
Enthusiastic Supporters Help Hammer Residences Raise Over $250,000 // Wayzata Life

9/29/2016
Hammer and Wayzata’s James J. Hill Days … A Meaningful Community Tradition //  Wayzata Sun Sailor

9/27/2016
Celebrating Summer and Family at the Hammer Family Picnic // Lakeshore Weekly News

9/15/2016
Going Way Back: Hammer and JJ Hill Days Collaboration Continues //Lakeshore Weekly News

9/15/2016
Hammer Program Director to Receive ARC Minnesota Award // Sun Sailor

9/15/2016
Hammer Honoring Workers who Support People with Disabilities // Lakeshore Weekly News

9/12/2016
Lakeville Woman to Receive ARC Award // SUN This week

9/12/2016
Hammer Honoring Workers Who Support People with Developmental Disabilities // Sun Sailor

7/20/2016
A Record Night of Support at Hammer’s Reach for Ralph Event // Sun Sailor

7/12/2016
A Home for a Lifetime: Hammer’s Reach for Ralph Benefit is Set for Thursday // Lakeshore Weekly News

7/7/2016
Hammer’s Annual Reach for Ralph Benefit Returns on July 14 // Sun Sailor

7/2/2016
Hammer Continues to be a Top 150 Workplace // Lakeshore Weekly News

6/2016
Making a Difference in the Community – Sue Gregor // Wayzata Living Magazine

6/27/2016
Hammer Named a Top 150 Workplace in 2016, and has been for 7 years in a row // StarTribune

6/1/2016
“Hammer Time” with Alex and Leo // Life to the Max, Ep. 242

5/26/2016
Joe and Kathy Reis: Making a Difference // Medina Living, June 2016

5/17/2015
Hammer Hosts Family Education Forum in Wayzata //Sun Sailor

4/21/2016
Sun Sailor honoring volunteer John Flynn, a Direct Service Volunteer // Sun Sailor

4/15/2016
Rachel Thomas New Director of Customized Support Services // Mpls/ St. Paul Business Journal

4/11/2016

Volunteer Appreciation Week – Honoring Knights of Columbus//Lakeshore Weekly News

4/1/2016
Four Hammer Volunteers Recieve Community Partner Awards//Lakeshore Weekly News

3/9/2016
Hammer and Opportunity Partners Join Forces // Lakeshore Weekly News

2/2/2016
Trip of a Lifetime with Hammer Travel //Sun Sailor

12/21/2015
Kevan Nitzberg Names Art Educator of the Year//ABC Papers

12/16/2015
Connections Through Art //Lakeshore Weekly News

11/24/2015
A Seat at the Table: A Hammer Thanksgiving Tradition // Lakeshore Weekly News

11/10/2015
Give to the Max Day 2015 // Lakeshore Weekly News

09/27/2015
Hammer Residence Appoints New Chief Program Officer // Sun Sailor

09/27/2015
Hammer Residence Hires New Director of Communication // Sun Sailor

08/13/2015
Opinion – Government: An Invitation to Partner // Sun Sailor

07/23/2015
25th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act // KARE 11 News

07/23/2015
Landmark ADA Law Celebrated 25 Years Later // Channel 12 News

07/14/2015
Hammer Celebrates Living Beyond Disabilities Through 25 Champions of the ADA Video Series // Weber Shandwick

07/09/2015
Help Hammer “Imagine the Possibilities at Annual Reach for Ralph Benefit // Sun Sailor & Sun Current

06/14/2015
These Companies Have Been Top Workplaces Every Year // Star Tribune

06/04/2015
The 2015 100 Best Companies to Work for Awards // Minnesota Business Magazine

05/28/2015
Person Centered Technology – Creating the Future of Support // Sun Sailor

04/14/2015
EP Givers Nominee: Hammer Helps the Disabled Thrive // Eden Prairie News

03/19/2015
A March Toward Awareness // Sun Sailor

03/10/2015
Blazin’ with Heart // Lakeshore Weekly News

01/16/2015
Hammer Residences Selected as Weber Shandwick’s 2015 Pro Bono Client // Lakeshore Weekly News

01/08/2015
Sen. Klobuchar Celebrates ABLE Act with Visit to Hammer Home // Sun Sailor

12/29/2014
Minnesotans with Disabilities Pleased with New Law // WCCO

12/29/2014
Senator Klobuchar Celebrates ABLE Act in Plymouth // KSTP

12/29/2014
ABLE Act to Help Families with Disabilities // Channel 12 News

12/18/2014
A Reminder of Happiness in Every Brush Stroke // Sun Sailor

11/27/2014
Hammer Thanksgiving // KARE 11

11/14/2014
Hammer Improves Quality of Life // Richard M Schulze Family Foundation

11/03/2014
Powerful Conversations // Lake Minnetonka Magazine

10/23/2014
Hammer Receives Community Partner of the Year Award // Sun Sailor

09/16/2014
‘Hammer Conversations’ Follow Adults Living with Disabilities, and Thriving // Lakeshore Weekly News

09/09/2014
People on the Move: Thomas Gillespie // Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

08/26/2014
Hammer Residences Hire Two in New Roles // Sun Sailor

08/26/2014
ARRM Member Hammer Residences Introduces New Video Series // ARRM “Whats New(s)?” Blog

07/29/2014
A Night of Giving at Hammer’s Reach for Ralph Benefit // Sun Sailor

07/28/2014
Hammer Residences Joins Disability Visibility Project as Media Partner // disabilityvisibilityproject.com

07/10/2014
Hammer Residences Introduces Insightful New Video Series // Sun Sailor

06/24/2014
Hammer Residences Named Top Workplace for Fifth Year // ARRM “What’s New(s)?”

06/16/2014
Wayzata-based Hammer Residences Recognized as Top Workplace // Lakeshore Weekly News

06/16/2014
Hammer Residences Inspires with Its New Video Series // Lake Minnetonka Magazine

06/15/2014
Hammer Wins Top Workplace Award for Fifth Straight Year // Star Tribune

05/21/2014
New Hope Woman Called a “Trail Blazer” for Others // Channel 12 News

05/15/2014
Hammer Hires New Director of Advocacy & Volunteer Resources // Sun Sailor

05/15/2014
Employee’s Performance Encourages Plymouth Company to Hire 97 Others with Disabilities // Sun Sailor

05/13/2014
Individuals from Hammer Try Their Hand at Archery // Lakeshore Weekly News

04/24/2014
EP Giver: Hammer Helps Those with Disabilities Live Life to the Fullest // Eden Prairie News

04/24/2014
Hammer Receives $140K Grant from Cargill // Sun Sailor

04/14/2014
Hammer Residences Receives $140K Grant for Renovations  // Lakeshore Weekly News

04/01/2014
What My Services Mean to Me // ARRM “What’s New(s)?” Blog

03/25/2014
Father, Son Push Bill that Would Pump $2 Million into Improving Disability Services // KSTP 5 Eyewitness News

02/14/2014
Editor’s Pick for Best Nonprofit // Lake Minnetonka Magazine: “Best Of” Edition

01/29/2014
Reshaping the Way the World Views Autism – One Family at a Time // Sun Sailor

01/17/2014
Minn. Fans Talk on Imminent Dome Deflation // WCCO

11/15/2013
An Unlikely, Yet Likely Friendship // Eden Prairie Sun Current

11/2013
Hammer Celebrates 90 Years of Helping People with Disabilities // Lake Minnetonka Magazine

11/5/2013
Living on Ives Lane: Hammer Home Residents Make Good Neighbors // Plymouth Magazine

8/20/2013
Growing Independence: A Story from a Self-Advocate in Eden Prairie // ARRM News

8/8/2013
Hammer Residences Recognizes Medina Residents // South Crow River News

8/7/2013
Joe and Kathy Reis Recognized for 23 Years of Service with Hammer Residences, Inc. // Lake Minnetonka Magazine

8/5/2013
Philanthropy Beat: CEO Helps Disabled Partake in Fuller Lives // Star Tribune

7/31/2013
Hammer Supporter Joe Reis, Coldwell Banker Burnet CEO, and his wife Kathy were awarded the Hammer Community Partner Award // MPLS-SP Business Journal

7/28/2013
Joe and Kathy Reis Have Been Awarded the Hammer Residences Inc. Community Partner Award for their Volunteerism and Community Service // Pioneer Press

7/24/2013
Hammer Residences Celebrates 90 Years // Sun Sailor

7/19/2013
Eden Prairie Mayor to Visit Hammer Residences’ Lake Place Apartments on August 12

6/18/2013
Hammer Residences Celebrates 90 Years of Helping the Disabled // Lakeshore Weekly News

6/17/2013
Star Tribune’s Top 100 Workplaces in Minnesota! // Star Tribune

6/12/2013
Celebrating Kids of All Abilities in Plymouth // Plymouth Magazine

5/21/2013
Hammer Residences Honored for Services at Eden Prairie Sites // Sun Current    Hammer Residences Wins Eden Prairie’s Human Rights Award // Eden Prairie Patch

3/4/2013
Hammer Residences, Inc. Hires New Director of Communications // MPLS-SP Business Journal

1/28/2013
Plymouth Creek Students Get a “Ralph” of Their Own // Sun Sailor