Encouraged by the Truth

Misty came into the store recently. As I was ringing up her purchase, I noticed she was reading our blackboard. After I finished ringing her up, I asked her what she thought about the verse on it.  “Do not be grieved, for the joy of the LORD is your strength.” Nehemiah 8:10 As we were […]


Convenience v Conscience – Choosing Where to Donate

Easier is better, right? While I make decisions every day based on what’s convenient, there are many times I need to consider other factors before simply defaulting to “easy”. Giving money When choosing to give hard-earned money, convenience is not the first factor on the list. In fact, it’s pretty close to the bottom. Other factors […]


Open House & Job Fair on April 28th

KARM Stores invites you to an Open House & Job Fair on April 28th at our Farragut location. Take a tour of the facility and see how team members of KARM Stores engage donors, customers and volunteers in the story of Knox Area Rescue Ministries. You’ll see how a job becomes a calling to help the poor & […]


Donor’s Question and Surprise Response

Earlier this year, a donor walk through the front door with a question. She had some clothing to donate, and these items were special to her. She wanted to make sure that everything would be taken care of and that her donation would be appreciated. Donor’s Question She asked Pat, our retail manager, if she could […]