Success Stories

Our volunteers are the heart of our operation. We simply could not succeed in our mission to build simple, decent and affordable housing without the support of people like you who give their time and talents to our organization. We hope you enjoy reading about some of our remarkable volunteers and hope they inspire you to get involved with us in some special way.


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Meet Veteran and Volunteer John Hartigan A veteran of the US Navy (Korean Conflict), an outdoorsman and world traveler, an author and photographer, and a husband, father, and grandfather, John Hartigan has generously contributed many talents to...
We would like to recognize friends of Knoxville Habitat for Humanity who are members of the Leadership Knoxville Class of 2014. Robyn Ulrich, SVP Consumer Products, Scripps Networks InteractiveRobyn is a member of the board of directors of...
Kenneth Halstead Cheatham, 89, took his love of building from his livelihood to a dedication to serving others.
WOW, which stands for “Win Our World,” is a local urban ministry that has been serving Knoxville since 2003.  The WOW program was designed by Pastor Amy Figg, Nancy Friedrich, and the youth ministry of St. John’s Lutheran Church.  The...
James Tuttle has been volunteering with Knoxville Habitat for Humanity for nearly a decade. He has served on our Board of Directors and as a House Leader during our annual Multi-House Blitz. Mr. Tuttle has received a multitude of awards for...

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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