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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Anne is adaptive and ambitious, once homeless but never hopeless.  She credits the support of some influential people in her life, she utilized resources that have set her up for success, and she is doing all the work.  A graduate of and...
Moll Anderson, lifestyle expert and author, joined members of Knoxville Habitat for Humanity’s Board of Directors and new homeowner Dianna Lindsay at the dedication ceremony of the seventh house built on Music Row – a Knoxville Habitat for Humanity...
Stephanie Tipton 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...
Habitat Urban Garden (HUG) volunteers and Knoxville Habitat for Humanity homeowners celebrated the 200th home landscaping project with the most recent class of participants.
Shantay has transformed her life and deserves to be proud.  She has overcome many obstacles to create better childhoods for her four children than she had to endure.  Part of her plan is buying a house.  “It will be our home.  My...
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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