Field Law Community Fund Program – Vote For Us!

Hearts and Hammers has applied for a grant sponsored by the Field Law Community Fund Program. Field Law who supports local initiatives and causes within the community, is engaging the public to help determine which of the qualified applicants will receive funding to launch or grow their project. Please show […]

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Calgary Sun Hearts and Hammers Article 5.25.2015

Calgary Sun Covers Ramirez Reno May 25, 2015

On Monday May 24th, the Calgary Sun featured an article by Laura Booth updating the Ramirez reno. Below is Laura’s article found on page 2: Solution hammered out BY LAURA BOOTH, CALGARY SUN Renovations make it possible for couple to continue to live together Ramon Ramirez woke up one day […]


Calgary Herald Covers Ramirez Reno May 23, 2015

We received more media coverage today in the Calgary Herald on the Ramirez renovation by reporter Andrea Cox. Below is the text from her article found on page C11 of the Calgary Herald: Hearts and Hammers restores mobility 23 May 2015 – Calgary Herald Andrea Cox – FOR THE CALGARY […]

Calgary Herald May 23, 2015

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 […]


Our Dave Bonk – Fast Pitch Coaches Award Winner

Congratulations go out to Dave Bonk, founder of Hearts and Hammers Calgary on his Coaches Award win at the Social Venture Partners Fast Pitch on April 16, 2015. Fast Pitch is a competition between twenty-two non-profit organization leaders in Calgary, with each leader given 3 minutes to make a pitch […]

Karen Whiteman handing out IOR award

Director John introducing the team

East Coast Kitchen Party a Success!

By Cindy Eberth Recently Hearts and Hammers members, supporters and friends celebrated the Martime’s love of life and music with an East Coast Kitchen Party at the Atlantic Tap and Gill pub in Calgary. It was a fun filled evening with live music. Over and above the great music, the […]


East Coast Kitchen Party Fundraiser

Hearts and Hammers is excited to announce our East Coast Kitchen Party fundraising event to be held on Sunday¬†February 22, 2015 from 6:00 – 10:30 PM at the Atlantic Trap and Gill in Calgary. Featuring live music, a silent auction and a 50/50 draw, this promises to be a fun […]

East Coast Kitchen Party Fundraiser

After ramp Dec 2014

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 […]