Bowness #HelpANeighbourYYC Event

On Saturday, May 14,2016 Hearts and Hammers headed to Bowness with a community of volunteers to help residents with mobility challenges with their spring yard clean-up duties. Services offered were window cleaning, eavestrough cleaning, power raking and grass mowing. To simplify administration of the event, registrations were accepted online only through the H&H website. This […]

Bowness supporters meet at Timbertown

Dave and Kelsey

Take Back the Town Supporters

On Saturday may 7, 2016 igniteYYC hosted an event at the Standard Modern Speakeasy & Social Club to benefit Hearts and Hammers. The theme being “oil is in the dirty 30′s”, Prohibition-era attire consisting of flapper dresses for the ladies and flashy suspenders for the men was encouraged. Everyone who attended had a great time […]


Artina Reno Media Visit Day

On February 2, Artina who lives in Ogden graciously opened up her home to host the news media to showcase the mobility renovations that Hearts and Hammers completed last year. As mentioned in a previous update, the modifications included an exterior ramp to the front door, stair lift between the main floor and basement and […]

Dave talking with Artina

Hearts and Hammers team

Thank you to Jose Soriano (commercial photographer)

A big shout-out to our friend and awesome photographer Jose Soriano for taking all the head-shots and group photos of the Hearts and Hammers team. Jose took the time to come out to our monthly Board meeting, setting up his equipment to take head shots of all the Board and Committee members. He also took […]


More love from the FCL Community Investment Fund

At our latest monthly Board meeting held on December 7, 2015 Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) dropped by with another huge donation cheque for $11,000 plus $1,500 in Co-Op gift cards! FCL representatives Sarah Boechler and Phil Charbonneau made the presentation to the Hearts and Hammers Board on behalf of their Community Investment Fund. Federated Co-operatives […]

Dave Bonk with Sarah Boechler and Phil Charbonneau from FCL

Artina's thumbs up approval

Fall 2015 project update: Artina project

One of our fall projects was to help an 82 year old lady named Artina who lives in Ogden and had recently undergone bilateral hip surgery. She has multiple medical diagnosis which limits her ability to move around safely within her home including but not limited to limited endurance, osteoporosis, multiple fall history/high risks for […]


(Updated) Dave and Cindy on AM 770 NewsTalk Radio Fri. Dec 4, 2015 2-3 PM

Hey all you Hearts and Hammers supporters! Tune in to NewsTalk AM 770 and stop by as they broadcast live from the lobby of the Westin Hotel Calgary on Friday Dec 15, 2015 beginning at 6:00am until 6:30pm to help raise funds for the Calgary Children’s Foundation Pledge Day. Not only that, but if you […]

Dave, Mark Stephens (from AM 770) and Cindy on CCF Pledge Day

Calgary Filipino Lions Club

Pub Night Sponsors

On behalf of the Hearts and Hammers team I would like to extend a huge shout-out to all the generous people and business sponsors who made our Pub Night fundraiser so successful. Listed in no particular order then, thanks go out to the following: Event sponsors: Lauren Desautels Layne Walters Calgary Filipino Lions Club (District […]


Pub Night Fundraiser 2015 Update

On Sunday Oct 25, 2015 Hearts and Hammers descended upon the Atlantic Trap and Gill for our Fall fundraiser. The fantastic turnout of supporters who attended were rewarded with a fun filled evening with snacks, drinks and featured great live entertainment by local musicians Angie Coombes and TwoShine County. This is the second year in […]

TwoShine County at Fundraiser

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Calgary REALTORS – Please Support Us!

Hello Calgary area REALTORS! Hearts and Hammers has been nominated as a potential recipient of one of the fifteen grants of $10,000 given to a Calgary area charity by the CREB® Investing in Hope Program . The grant recipients will be determined by CREB® members and staff through an exclusive online voting program. Our nomination […]