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Story of Impact – Knoxville Leadership Foundation


Zackea had always dreamed of owning a home for her family. Although she was motivated, Zackea found that she lacked the information and resources that she needed to purchase her first home. When Zackea found out about the Homebuyer Readiness Program (HRP), she enrolled right away. The Homebuyer Readiness Program promotes the financial independence and stability of […]

Story of Impact – YWCA


For Gail*, the path to homelessness began at the age of 13. While in middle school, Gail and her group of friends began experimenting with drugs. Experimentation quickly developed into substance abuse and led to tension with her parents at home. Throughout the next three years, Gail made several attempts to run away and by […]