Will my volunteer hours at KARM & KARM Stores count towards my community service requirement?

Knox Area Rescue Ministries & KARM Stores is a recognized non-profit where individuals can volunteer their time and receive a personal benefit towards required community service. Volunteers at Knox Area Rescue Ministries check in using Volgistics, where a record of their donated time is maintained. Volunteers at KARM Stores receive a receipt for their donated […]


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 […]


Brandon’s Story

On Saturday, August 8th, a young man came into our store to shop and chat with us, as he has been in here a few times before. While he was shopping and I was putting new merchandise on the shelf, he began asking me for relationship advice. As young as I am, I asked my […]