Shocked By God’s Love

Maurice’s Pain No matter what he did, Maurice couldn’t erase the horrific memories of being abused as a child. Running around with the wrong crowd didn’t work. Neither did pain pills and crack cocaine. Not even a mental breakdown that resulted in his being hospitalized for a lengthy period could make him forget how worthless he […]


Ready for a Spring Refresh?

The weather in East Tennessee can be wild. Some days we can experience all four seasons. Now that Spring is here, it’s time to break out the warm weather clothes! Clothing KARM Stores has transitioned its inventory from winter apparel to summer apparel! At all of our locations, you can now find the shorts, dresses, […]


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 […]