Tyra and her family

Although she has spent her life working hard and caring for her family, Tyra never thought she would be able to afford a home. But her point-of-view changed when a coworker told her about Knoxville Habitat for Humanity. Tyra has been employed with a large retailer since 2010, where she has worked as an associate…

Home Federal Bank, volunteer group recognized for service to Knoxville Habitat for Humanity

KNOXVILLE, TN (December 13, 2016) – Home Federal Bank and Knoxville Habitat for Humanity’s Home Maintenance Team were recently recognized with the 2016 “Sis” Awards at Knoxville Habitat’s annual Holiday Breakfast held at The Foundry on the Fair Site in Knoxville. This annual award is presented by Knoxville Habitat founder Ellen “Sis” Roddy Mitchell. Home…

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Breakfast Raises $90,000 to Build A House of Hope with Knoxville Families

[KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (October 7, 2016)] – About 200 people gathered together at Knoxville Habitat for Humanity’s HopeBuilders Breakfast, presented by Holston Gases, on Friday, October 7 at Central Baptist Bearden in Knoxville. Attendees of this second annual event were guests of Knoxville Habitat supporters and volunteers. The event raised $90,000 that will go toward building…

ESPN College Gameday - Habitat for Humanity Knoxville

ESPN College Gameday Supports Habitat for Humanity

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 28, 2016) – Knoxville Habitat for Humanity’s Marketing and Communication Director April Timko and Chief Financial Officer Lance Weeden visited with members of the ESPN and Coca-Cola teams during the ESPN College Gameday production at the University of Tennessee. Following the televised production on Saturday, Sept. 24, ESPN and Coca-Cola donated building…

Govani and Htoo Say Naw - Homeownership / Success Stories

Govani & Htoo’s family

Govani and Htoo Govani Ko and Htoo Say Naw live with their son, Law Eah. Govani and Naw found out about Knoxville Habitat for Humanity through the Burmese Christian Church and Bridge Refugee Services. Govani is employed with Goodwill Industries. Both Govani and his wife have been very active in the Habitat program as they…

Simon and Ester Nai Pai Hem - Homeownership / Success Stories

Simon and Ester Nai Pai Hem

Simon and Ester Simon Htang and Ester Nai Pai Hem live with their two children, Augustine and Cecilia. They have lived in Knoxville for over three years. Simon has experienced some health issues that require dialysis equipment, and their current living space is too cramped to comfortably hold these crucial materials. Despite his health, Simon…