Candice

While raising her son, Candice worked on her career path and grew professionally from a summer camp counselor to Recreational Specialist at a city recreational center. As the Recreational Specialist, Candice plans summer events and activities for two groups of kids, 6-11 years old and middle and high school aged children. She is passionate about…

Machozi

Machozi and her family have gone through copious struggles and strife to make it to this point in their lives. They were victims of war, refugees, and now building a stable life in America. But no matter what happened, they kept going and used the hardships to grow stronger as a family and as individuals.…

Shanique

Shanique and her daughter, Jamara (7) are so excited to be building their very own home. They are quickly outgrowing their small, expensive apartment and need the space to grow as a family, especially as Jamara grows older. Growing up with her mother in government assisted housing, Shanique knew that she “wanted better for me…

Clover Rewards at the ReStore!

Knoxville Habitat for Humanity ReStore recently adopted a new rewards program for customers! Being a part of the Clover program will allow customers to start earning points for every purchase and get coupons! Download Clover on the App Store or Google Play, then check-in when you get to the Knoxville Habitat for Humanity ReStore, and…

Temeka

Temeka lives in one of the few rental properties that she could comfortably afford in the Knoxville area. But despite her exceptional payment history and full-time job, she lives in conditions that are far less than safe. Her last rental had leaks and flooded when it rained, which lead to constant issues with mold and…

National Home Ownership Month 2021

National Homeownership Month June is National Homeownership Month, and the topic of homeownership has never been more critical. One of the lessons 2020 taught us as a country is that everyone needs a safe, affordable and secure home to shelter in when required. Unfortunately, for many families during the COVID-19 lockdown, the available assistance and…

Diane

Diane is an inspirational woman who embodies strength and love. While going through medical challenges that would require three different brain surgeries, she opened both her home and her heart to her aging mother, who needed care, and her son’s best friend after he recently lost his own mother and needed a place to live.…

ReStore Donate

every donation creates the opportunity for a better life. As you tackle remodeling projects or purchase new furniture, appliances, and other updates for your home, you’ll need a convenient way to donate items.  Your donations to the Knoxville Habitat ReStore support not only the environment, but also Knoxville Habitat for Humanity’s mission of building homes,…