Success Stories

At Knoxville Habitat for Humanity, we are proud to offer people a hand up, not a hand out. Please take some time and read these inspiring stories about our homeowner families who are working hard to make a real difference in the lives of their families.


Click on the headlines in green below to read the full story.


Also, hear Eliam's story in our latest video. Eliam once faced homelessness but, with hard work, faith and determination, is now providing a better life for his wife and children.



When a family achieves homeownership through Knoxville Habitat for Humanity, they experience the positive impact that achieving safe and secure housing provides. One of the many life-changing outcomes our family partners can gain through the program...
Yalanda is a hard-working single mother that comes from a very close-knit and loving family. With her daughter Yalana, Yalanda has been living with her parents and brother in the East Knoxville home where she was raised. 
Tateanna and Tim make a great team. They have just celebrated their one-year wedding anniversary, and they are also preparing to build their new house with the help of Knoxville Habitat for Humanity. 
Stephanie Garrett knows the rewarding value of working hard to care for others. 
For family partners of Knoxville Habitat for Humanity, the American Dream is a life-changing journey. Michael’s story began in Burundi, and through determination, hard work and faith he and his family are transforming their dreams of American...
SHOP Sisters Hammering out Poverty

Homeownership is a big part of The American Dream. At Knoxville Habitat for Humanity, we are a proud partner with individuals and families who are living in substandard housing conditions who want a safe and comfortable place to call home.

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