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 […]


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 […]


Hidden Treasures

A lot of thrift shoppers are in it for the hunt. They love combing through stores, looking for hidden treasures. Sometimes they get lucky. Really, really lucky. 3 Times Treasure Hunters Struck Gold Sean and Rikki McEvoy bought a vintage West Point sweater for less than $1 from an Asheville, NC thrift store. A few […]