Weaving the Fabric
of a Strong Community
MEETING THE GREATEST NEEDS
will take ALL OF US
ENGAGING LEADERS OF GOOD FAITH & GOOD WILL
BUILDING THE CAPACITY OF OTHERS
DEVELOPING JOINT PROGRAMMING INITIATIVES
CELEBRATING 26 YEARS OF SERVICE
*Statistics reflective of 2013-present
Amachi Knoxville is the passionate response to children facing a risk to success, with a focus on children of incarcerated parents. Amachi matches youth 4-17 years old with caring adults who establish life changing mentoring relationships.
Compassion Coalition serves Knoxville churches by informing them of needs in Knoxville; equipping them through compassion and benevolence training; and connecting them to areas of need so they move beyond their four walls to service in our community.
Homebuyer Readiness Program is a one-on-one financial coaching program designed to teach financial literacy while repairing credit in a step-by-step process toward homeownership.
Neighborhood Housing, Inc.’s goal is to help restore community pride, within Knoxville’s neighborhoods, by building modestly priced homes and offering assistance with the purchase price.
Operation Backyard is a minor home repair program supplying materials and recruiting volunteers to provide home repairs for needy homeowners.
Knoxworx is a workforce development program that focuses on an individual by creating a custom designed employment process. We assess participants, designing a pathway that incorporates their specific needs as we walk toward sustainable employment. Nothing eradicates poverty like a job.
THE REGAS BUILDING
The Regas Building serves as KLF’s downtown headquarters. We completely renovated this 125 year-old iconic Knoxville landmark into a nonprofit resource center. It is a co-office location for several nonprofits and serves as a training center for the social sector and others.
SOUTHEASTERN HOUSING FOUNDATION
Southeastern Housing Foundation develops and manages multi-family housing for at-risk and low-income individuals and families.
Flenniken Landing is a permanent supportive housing facility for formerly chronic homeless individuals. Using the Housing First Model to homeless prevention, Flenniken Landing provides a home for its residents with case management services that support each individual as they begin their restoration process.