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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Stephanie Garrett knows the rewarding value of working hard to care for others. 
Stephanie is ready for the responsibility of being a homeowner. She currently shares a home with her two children, Alex and Brandon, her mother, and her cousin Chantel, who her mother accepted guardianship of when she was a little girl.  ...
Tateanna and Tim make a great team. As they approach their one-year wedding anniversary, they are also preparing to build and buy a new house with the help of Knoxville Habitat for Humanity. 
Donna is the proud mother of three.  Sons Jonathan, 18, and Josh, 15, live at home.  Daughter Jonisha, 24, is also building a buying a house with Knoxville Habitat for Humanity and will live next door to her mother’s new house.   
It is a new beginning for newlyweds Rhonda and Fred. Their love story starts a new chapter in each of their lives. They have merged their sweet families, and while Rhonda’s three children are grown, together they are raising her 5 year old grandson...
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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