A Story of Miracles

We get to know our customers and I look for them to come in.  I have been missing a sweet lady who hadn’t been in awhile. She came in to shop recently and I asked her where she had been. She told me that she had been sick for about three months. She had gone to the doctor […]


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 […]


Customer Spotlight: Christy (and Her Bear)

Christy is one of our customers at KARM Stores on Chapman Highway. She deals with several health issues and has special needs. Once a week, I get to talk to her and she checks to see what kind of stuffed animals we have. When she feels up to visiting, we pick out that special stuffed animal and […]


The Impact of Donated Time | Two Volunteer Groups Add to the KARM Story

In a culture where time is so quickly equated to money, volunteering time has become a donation that surpasses understanding. Joy Blackwell, manager of KARM Stores located on Chapman Highway, mentioned the recent volunteer work at her store. “These groups reveal Christ by working hard and caring for others,” she said. “They listened to the story […]