Projects


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 […]

Dave talking with Artina

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, […]


New Projects Underway for 2015

Thank you everyone who submitted nominations to Hearts and Hammers for this year’s renovations. We are happy to announce that Hearts and Hammers has selected three projects this year, and a couple have already started. Project 1: Nickolas Project We are currently providing a home renovation for a single mother […]

Nickolas

Shaw TV’s Ramirez Video Available on YouTube

During the Ramirez media visit hosted by Noemi and Ramon and Hearts and Hammers on May 19, 2015, Shaw TV reporter/producer Shiva Jahanshah shot a mini documentary about the renovation, featuring guest appearances by Dave Bonk and John Casuga. The mini documentary was edited by Karin Koppitz and broadcast on […]


Jose from Shaw TV riding lift

Ramirez Media Visit May 19, 2015

Noemi and Ramon graciously opened up their home today to Calgary media to show the accessibility improvements made by Hearts and Hammers, and to talk about how life changing those improvements are. Global TV and CBC Television interviewed Noemi for the local news tonight, while Shaw TV did a mini […]


Ramirez Project Media Event May 19, 2015

With the Ramirez project completed and Ramon and Noemi having moved back into their extensively renovated home, Hearts and Hammers takes the opportunity to announce an upcoming media event. The Ramirez project involved extensive renovations to address the accessibility issues for the family. Renovations include an exterior wheelchair ramp, automatic […]

Exterior ramp

Ramp and pathway

Ramirez Project Update: Jan to Apr 2015

Since the last update to the Ramirez project, lots of additional interior work has been completed. Interior changes to the house include: main floor modifications to accommodate installation of a new vertical platform lift required to move the wheelchair up the stairs to bedroom level removal and rebuilding of the […]


2014 Ramirez Project Update

In June 2014, the Ramon Ramirez family was selected from nominations received as our major project of the year. Ramon suffers from a disease so rare it does not have a name, with only eight other individuals in Canada diagnosed with similar symptoms. His disease has left him unable to […]

After ramp Dec 2014