Don’s Story and His Decision to Volunteer

“There, but for the grace of God, go I.” That is the answer Don gave when asked why he volunteers at KARM Stores in Oak Ridge.  He has been a weekly regular volunteer at the Oak Ridge location for a year. Don’s story begins three decades before he began volunteering for KARM.  He has been […]


Leslie Is An Overcomer

Overcoming Addiction After two failed marriages, Leslie tried everything to fill the void in her life. “I tried filling it with pain pills to ease the migraines, alcohol, men in my life, material things. Nothing worked until I came to KARM’s Serenity women’s program and got back with the Lord.” Leslie says her new life feels great. “I haven’t […]


Hidden Treasures

A lot of thrift shoppers are in it for the hunt. They love combing through stores, looking for hidden treasures. Sometimes they get lucky. Really, really lucky. 3 Times Treasure Hunters Struck Gold Sean and Rikki McEvoy bought a vintage West Point sweater for less than $1 from an Asheville, NC thrift store. A few […]