Minani, Manirakiza and their family

Minani, Manirakiza and their family Minani works in housekeeping, and mom Manirakiza works in manufacturing to support their seven kids. Originally from Burundi, Minani and Manirakiza spent the majority of their lives fleeing the dangers of war and conflict and seeking safety in refugee camps to protect their family. During those fearful years, a peaceful…

Tasha and her family

Tasha and her daughter, Ty’jhaya (11), are taking a huge step towards a safe and stable future. They will soon achieve the strength and independence that comes with affordable homeownership. For the past 5 years, Tasha has worked as a shift leader in foodservice. Despite her experience, she is not able to afford a conventional…

Dale – Volunteer Spotlight!

Dale – Volunteer Spotlight! Dale has been an invaluable and faithful Volunteer Budget Tutor for over 14 years and has also served Knoxville Habitat as a build sponsor and volunteer through his church and Knoxville Habitat Covenant Partner, St. John’s Lutheran Church. To understand Dale’s importance to the Knoxville Habitat ministry is to understand how…

Spring Clothing Reveal

Are you ready for spring? Is your closet? ? Join us for the Spring Clothing Reveal on February 17, 2020 to get a fantastic selection of spring fashions at a great price! 1511 Downtown West Blvd. Hours: M-F 9 to 6 | Sat. 9 to 4 865.690.4214

UT Students – Volunteer Spotlight!

Four students at the University of Tennessee worked together to raise funds for Knoxville Habitat as part of a communications class project. One of the group members, Lauren, is the Treasurer of the Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter and decided that she would use her class project to support this spring’s Veterans Build.  The group…

Caryn – Volunteer Spotlight!

Caryn – Volunteer Spotlight! For 15 years, Caryn (pictured right) dedicates her Saturdays to Knoxville Habitat for Humanity as a Paint Crew Leader. It is an understatement to say that she has become an invaluable member of the Habitat family. As she leads volunteers and homeowners on the paint workday, she is contributing to the…

Shawanna’s Dedication

Shawanna’s Dedication After working through the Knoxville Habitat program for two years, Shawanna finally received the keys to her very own home! She and her four children are excited to move into their new home. But, Shawanna is most excited about what owning this home will mean to her family. “I want my kids to have a…

Mango – Volunteer Spotlight!

Mango – Volunteer Spotlight!   Mango has been a dedicated volunteer at the Knoxville Habitat for Humanity ReStore since February of 2018. After hearing about volunteer opportunities at the ReStore from her school, Mango knew that this would be the perfect opportunity for her to earn community service hours while meeting new people and giving…