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 […]


“Are you in charge?”

I was recently approached by a customer who asked a question I hear regularly. “Are you in charge?” she asked. Having been in retail management at a secular department store for a number of years, I must admit when asked that question or something similar, my automatic response is to brace for a complaint that […]


A Gift Spanning Generations of One Family and Impacting Others

A few weeks ago, our Clinton store location shared a memorable experience with one family. The family of a recently deceased man were cleaning out his house and they donated nearly all the contents of the house to KARM Stores. It took them about three days to complete the task. After their last trip, the […]