Clean Out Your Closet. Help the Homeless.

It’s that time of year. As the cold temperatures change to warm, our closets undergo a transformation as well. Sweaters are moved to make way for shorts. Coats are swapped out for cut offs. Ideas are plentiful on how to clean your home from top to bottom. Martha Stewart shares her advice on what tasks […]


“I didn’t have any place to go…”

Ron enjoyed all the perks of a six-figure salary until his drug addiction finally got the better of him.  He lost his wife, his business, and his home….and ended up sleeping in a basement.  “I couldn’t function anymore,” he said.  “I didn’t have any place to go.” Thanks to you, Knox Area Rescue Ministries was […]


Thank you, East Tennessee!

We want to say thank you! With your help in 2016, KARM served 269,000 meals to our hungry neighbors, provided 122,657 nights of safe shelter for those with no where to sleep, and celebrated with 103 men and women graduated who from our LaunchPoint Program, where they set new life goals and attainable action plans to end their cycle of homelessness.  These and many […]


Patricia’s Story: Hoping For, and Ultimately Finding, Love

Patricia’s parents were both drug addicts. Unable to handle the responsibilities of caring for a small child or showing love, her mother abandoned her when she was very young. Her father left a few years later, leaving Patricia in the care of her grandparents. Hurt and confused, Patricia began to rebel at the age of […]