At Knoxville Habitat for Humanity, we are doing exciting things. We build more than houses. We help to change lives. As such, we are always have good news to share about the progress we are making towards eliminating substandard housing in Knox County.


If you want to learn more about Knoxville Habitat for Humanity and the positive change we are bringing about in our community, please peruse our recent news below.  Also, you can check out our PRESS RELEASES, read back issues of our e-newsletters “Green & BluePrints” or “Re-Use News”, or read what journalists and media outlets are writing about us in the news.


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Recent News

Drew Farr is a junior at Webb School of Knoxville. He is 17 years old and has been volunteering with Knoxville Habitat for Humanity to lead shed builds. His family is actively involved in Habitat and his father, Skip Farr (pictured at left with him...
The blitz for the 2011 Women Build is rapidly approaching on October 1. We are actively recruiting women to participate and have scheduled a training class for all interested people.   Lori Gano, the house leader for the Women Build, is...
Our Thrift Store has entered into a partnership with the East Tennessee Technology Access Center (ETTAC) to provide donated medical equipment that comes into the Thrift Store.
                  Thanks to the following individuals for their generous gifts in memory of or in honor of a loved one from August 1 to August 31, 2011.
by Richard Isaac The Habitat for Humanity Global Village program offers the opportunity for individuals and families to travel to one of many countries and participate in a build for a deserving family or families.  It is a great effort...
by Archie EllisChief Development Officer I heard an interesting statistic not long ago:  in the year 2000, there were 29 million people between the ages of 55 – 69; by the year 2015, there will be more than 61 million people who fall in...

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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