Habitat Celebrates 26th Annual Hammy Awards

Habitat Celebrates 26th Annual Hammy Awards

On Wednesday, January 29th, we gathered with 400 of our closest friends, supporters, advocates, volunteers, trade partners, ReStore donors, sponsors, and homeowner partners who helped make 2019 our most impactful year yet.

Our special thanks to County Supervisors Phil Serna and Patrick Kennedy, Councilmember Eric Guerra, West Sacramento Vice Mayor Beverly Sandeen, and West Sacramento Councilmember Martha Guerrero for attending, words of encouragement, and support for Habitat in your districts.

Additional special thanks to Seastand Productions (Cleo’s Veteran Repair Project, 2019 Year in ReviewRock the Block, and Gala Recap) for the videos shown during the program and Tia Gemmell for the evening’s photography.

Cornerstone Award Honoree

The Cornerstone Award is our most prestigious award, given to an individual or organization who has demonstrated exceptional support and whose contribution will be felt for years to come.

Wells Fargo

In honor of their exemplary leadership in building a foundation for our growing Neighborhood Revitalization program, to ensure our low-income, senior, and Veteran neighbors can have a safe, decent, affordable place to call home.

Leadership Award Honorees

The Leadership Award is given to community partners who demonstrate exemplary leadership and commitment to building stronger communities and self-reliance through shelter.


Steve Lawrence – Legacy Award, Accepted by Jane and Michael Lawrence

Sacramento Housing Redevelopment Agency


District 2 County Supervisor Patrick Kennedy

District 6 Councilmember Eric Guerra

Hammy Award Honorees

The Hammy Award is given to community partners and volunteers who made an outstanding impact with us in 2019 through dedication of time, talent, and financial support.

ReStore Awardees

Dina Kupfer

American Furniture Galleries, CEVA Logistics, COSTCO, JB Hunt & Joybird

Construction & Volunteer Awardees

Allegra Bukojemsky & Lony Modellas

PlyGem, Sonoran Roofing/Sonray Construction, & American Technologies, Inc.

Peter Tiedemann & John Canton

30-Year Volunteer Awardees

Jim Englander, Dottie Kelty, & Cliff Popejoy

Homeowner Services Awardees

Air Warrior Courage Foundation, Home Depot Foundation,

& Reeve-Knight Construction

Development Awardees

Jenn Crabbe & Music.Causes.Movement/MADhouse Productions

Akram Keval & The Table UMC

Bank of America, Cathay Bank, DPR Construction, InterWest Insurance Services, Franklin Templeton Investments, ReferralExchange, Teichert & Travelers Insurance

City of Rancho Cordova, SMUD Employee Volunteers, State Street

& United Surgical Partners International

River City Bank & US Bank

Rock the Block Awardees

District 1 Sacramento County Supervisor Phil Serna

CAPCON & South Oak Park Community Association

See our full Facebook album of photos from the event HERE (photo credit Tia Gemmell). 

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