What We Do and How We Do It

The WHAT KARM’s formula for ending homelessness is Rescue + Relationships = Restoration. Rescue comes in the form of the front line services, like Crossroads Welcome Center. Here, guests enter the mission and have their immediate needs assessed. Rescue also takes the form of high quality meals, clean showers, and a safe place to sleep. […]


Our Volunteers Bridge the Gap

Building Bridges We are grateful for the students in the Knoxville Leadership Foundation’s construction training program for the many ways they partner with KARM Stores. The students are learning construction skills, while creating new shelving, building walls for work spaces, and even creating a new bridge between parking lots at our Farragut location. Volunteers play […]


The Grand Opening of KARM Stores in Karns

Join us! The newest KARM Stores location is now open. The Karns store is located in the Karns community near Grace Baptist Church. With the addition of the Karns location, KARM Stores now has 17 retail locations in 7 counties. KARM Stores exist to serve the community by offering affordable merchandise as a Christian ministry to the […]


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 […]