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.
Global Village Journal
Nepal – Oct / Nov 2011
Sightseers. We are sightseers – from Knoxville and Chapel Hill and Smyrna, Georgia. Fourteen sightseers who dreamed of seeing the sights of Nepal halfway round the world. But also dreamed of a fabulous sight – two Habitat for Humanity homes built by hand onsite in the province of Kavre – not far from Kathmandu.
And sightseers we were as we made our way! Whether trekking the Himalaya
After several years of struggling, the Habitat for Humanity Chapter at The University of Tennessee is once again actively involved with Knoxville Habitat for Humanity, thanks to new leadership.
David Grueser, president of the University of Tennessee’s Habitat for Humanity chapter, has made a valuable impact on the campus and in the Knoxville community.
Thanks to the following individuals for their generous gifts in memory of or in honor of a loved one from November 1 to November 30, 2011.
With its fourth Music Row benefit in as many years, The Charlie and Moll
Anderson Foundation has raised more than $1 million for Knoxville Habitat for
Humanity. At this year's benefit Oct. 11 with Reba McEntire, event hosts Charlie
and Moll Anderson presented KHFH President and CEO Kelle Shultz with a check for
Thank you to Charlie and Moll Anderson and all of the event attendees for your generous support of our ministry!
Photo courtesty of Jon Robb
Lori Gano is a licensed contractor in Knoxville who has been building houses for more than 16 years. After buying her first home at 18, Lori taught herself construction skills by doing her own home improvements. She is dedicated to helping her community and actively volunteers at Knoxville Habitat for Humanity.
Thanks to the following individuals for their generous gifts in memory of or in honor of a loved one from October 1 to October 31, 2011. If you would like to make an honor or memory gift, please visit our secure donation page.
In Memory of Gordon Bradford:
by Seaton K. Bradford
In Memory of Howard Hinds
by James and Ann Kelley
It's hard to belive its that time of year again--when we review our end-of-year giving options. As we prepare to enter the holiday season, pause and consider a few financial housekeeping items:
We have added a new feature to our donations page that will allow you to designate your gift for a specific purpose, e.g., to support a Covenant Partnership, the house of a particular family in our program, etc. The page was already formatted to allow a donor to make a gift in honor or memory of someone, but we are excited about the possibilities this new feature will offer.
A kitchen table – that’s what Tina Thomas, 36, is most looking forward to having in the new home she is building in partnership with Whirlpool Corporation, a longtime Habitat for Humanity sponsor, as part of the company’s 100th anniversary celebration.
Whirlpool Corporation and Knoxville Habitat for Humanity raised the walls on a new house in West Knoxville on Saturday, October 22. The build was part of several 2011 Whirlpool-sponsored Habitat houses and helped commemorate the company’s 100th anniversary.