KARM Stores Christmas location is open!

We’re excited to announce the opening of the KARM Stores Christmas location at 9629 Parkside Dr, Knoxville, TN 37922 . We’ve looked forward to this day since the end of 2017 and our team found a way to open earlier than anticipated. So, plan to spend part of your weekend at this special location and get […]


KARM Stores Christmas location announced

It’s Finally Here! KARM Stores Christmas store will be located at 9629 Parkside Dr, Knoxville, TN 37922. You will find all of the Christmas trees, nativity sets, and Christmas china shared with KARM Stores over the past year on display. Opening Date While still “unofficial”, the opening date is expected to be Monday, October 15th. […]


Jim’s Dedicated Service

Dedication Jim M. has been a dedicated volunteer at the Western Avenue location of KARM Stores for over a year. Rain or shine, Jim rides his bike to volunteer three days a week, sometimes four days if he is “feeling generous”. In the last 18 months, Jim has volunteered over 300 hours in the store. […]


KARM Stores and MFuge Team Up!

Teaming Up This summer, KARM Stores partnered with MFuge camps. We shared the mission and purpose of Knox Area Rescue Ministries & KARM Stores with middle and high school campers and offered a unique perspective on domestic mission work. Throughout the summer, MFuge camps sent volunteer groups of 10 to 20 individuals to a handful of […]


Serenity Reopens After Renovation

One of Many Lives Changed We first introduced you to Leslie in a March blog post. Her story was a familiar one — a past filled with pain, addiction, and disappointments, but Leslie was overcoming the battles in her past and looking forward to a bright future. Leslie couldn’t wait to get into her own […]


Catholic HEART Workcamp Makes a Big Impact

On June 11th to 14th, KARM Stores in Powell and West Knoxville hosted volunteers from the Catholic HEART (Helping Everyone Attain Repairs Today) Workcamp. These HEART volunteers traveled from around the country to attend the camp based at Knoxville Catholic High School. Powell location These young people worked hard to help with painting projects at the […]


Volunteers From Far And Wide

KARM Stores relies on awesome volunteers and groups to accomplish the tasks required at our stores. Volunteer opportunities exist in every area and at every location of KARM Stores. You may find yourself accepting donations and sorting them in the donation processing center. Or you may be organizing and displaying items on the sales floor. Special projects, in our warehouse and stores, may have […]


Mandy’s Reason for Hope

Hitting Rock Bottom Mandy was pregnant with her second child when she was attacked by her hammer-wielding boyfriend. She went straight to the police with her injuries. Her monster of a boyfriend went to prison. But Mandy says that wasn’t her worst moment. Afterwards, she began using drugs to cope with the anger and shame that overwhelmed her. Eventually, the authorities caught up with […]


Volunteer Outside the Box

At KARM and KARM Stores, we love partnering with local churches. We do this through programs like Corners of Your Field, but the main way we engage our churches is through volunteering. Recently we partnered with one local church to help them achieve their mission of regularly serving the community. Fellowship Church does a great […]