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Live Drawing for a Cedar Strip Boat Kit

March 15, 2021 in Fundraising, Raffles

Hammers for Veterans displayed the Otter Canoe Kit at the Builders Care NH Foundation booth at the 2019 New Hampshire State Home Show. The successful raffle to win the beautiful Cedar striped canoe kit concluded in October. Tickets started at $5 each. All proceeds went to the Hammers for Veterans program.

Thank you to all who entered the raffle to support our Veterans, every dollar helps us be able to do more work for others.

2018 Yard Sale for Veterans

May 5, 2018 in Fundraising, Yard Sale

Time to have fun for a good cause…

Join Hammers for Vets in conjunction with the Builders Care NH Foundation and the New Hampshire Home Builders Association THIS WEEKEND for a HUGE YARD SALE. This fund raiser’s proceeds will provide professional construction related services and materials to eligible NH veterans and their families.

  • WHEN: Saturday APRIL 28, 2018
  • LOCATION: 119 Airport Road Concord, NH 03301

Great raffle prizes and food…
With the generous donations from some of our sponsors, we have some great prizes to win this year from Benjamin Moore, Stanley Tools, Milwaukee Tools, Marvin Doors and Windows and DeWalt.
Hot Dogs and beverage provided by Belletetes, Merrimack County Savings Bank, Boston Cedar and TREX Decking & Railing.

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Wounded Army Veteran gets to return home

April 5, 2018 in Uncategorized

An Army veteran who is finally home after being critically wounded in an accidental shooting is getting some much-needed help.

Spc. Josh Keller spent nearly a year in a Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Massachusetts after he was injured in Washington state last year. A fellow soldier accidentally shot him in the neck, hitting his spinal cord.

“I’m a C-4 quadriplegic,” Keller said. “I have loss of function in my legs and arms. From the chest down, I can’t feel.”

Keller must use a wheelchair, but he is now able to live at home thanks to a new addition to the house where he grew up.

“New Hampshire, and especially the town of Hudson, really came together for me,” he said.

Keller received a special adaptive housing grant from the VA to help build a living space for him and his caregiver. He said $80,000 was donated, and community partners stepped in to help make it happen.

Project 17: Day 1 of installing new James Hardie fiber cement siding for Army special Joshua Keller. We have 20 volunteers from various companies donating their time and talent for the day. Thank you to James Hardie building products for donating all the materials.

View the video on WMUR9’s website.