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.

 

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Renee is Grammy to everyone, and while she professes that her children are her motivation, there is no doubt that she provides the inspiration to her immediate and extended family.  In addition to raising her four children, two of whom have...
Growing up with only brothers, young Renee’ welcomed the companionship, and intervention, of her soul sister and mentor Sheryl “Sissy” Milan. “She hung in there with me,” Renee’ says of Sissy then and now, more than thirty years later. Read more....
Eliam and Tarlease have high expectations for their family.  They are ready to introduce their three young children to a different atmosphere.  After 3 ½ years in their current apartment, they will build their house with Knoxville Habitat...
  Treva believes in the importance of investing. She is investing in her own house through Knoxville Habitat for Humanity. She is investing in her health with a commitment to exercise and with the encouragement of her friends. And, she is...

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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