The six Hammer siblings – Reverend William D. Hammer, Jr., Dr. Robert G. Hammer, Mary Beth Hammer, Thomas J. Hammer, Margaret Hammer Adams and Joan Ellen Hammer – came together to honor their late parents by establishing a permanent endowment in their memory.

“When we talked about the best way to honor the legacy of Ol,Jr parents, supporting Catholic education was the first thing that came to mind. Catholic education is a gift and lifestyle that nurtures the mind, body and soul of children. What better way to honor our parent’s commitment to our Catholic education than to help others, for generations to come, by facilitating access to resources for families who yearn for this educational and faith formational experience:’