Thank you Knoxville Mercury readers for choosing us!

It’s always rewarding when you are recognized for the work you do. It’s especially rewarding when the praise comes from those you serve – the donors, customers, and volunteers of KARM Stores across the greater Knoxville area. Knoxville Mercury wants this poll to reflect the best of Knoxville, to honor the institutions that truly make […]


Prayers Requested, Prayers Received

Recently during a transaction with a customer, she saw our prayer request box on the counter. She asked if we really prayed for everyone who puts a prayer request in the box.    I was able to share with her that we, as a store team, did pray for each request and how several small […]


Finding Hope in the Midst of a (Literal) Train Wreck

As shared by a first-time customer to KARM Stores … I had never shopped at your store before, but my office was closed due to a train derailment in Blount County. As I was pumping gas at Kroger, I noticed your store. I thought I would pop in and look for some cleats for my […]


An 11-year old volunteer shares the story of KARM

On Sunday, March 22nd, I had the great pleasure of helping lead a group of volunteers in repainting the Alcoa location of KARM Stores. This group was from Foothills Church so my small group was involved, which means my son (who is 11 years old and struggles with Autism) participated under the careful supervision of my […]