Local Knights carry on food-delivery ministry

The far-reaching legacy of St. John Neumann parishioner Ted H. Denning Jr. continues By Gabrielle Nolan If you ever wondered if one person could make a difference in the world, the answer is yes. I would like to introduce you to a man named Ted Denning. His impact was far-reaching …

Raising the flag

The Ladies of Charity in Knoxville held a dedication and blessing ceremony on Oct. 22 to officially mark the completion of its new, expanded parking lot and the installation of a flag pole and memorial stone that honors one of its longtime volunteers. Susan Unbehaun, Ladies of Charity executive director, …

Making a job connection

Ladies of Charity host employment event for Knoxville-area men and women in recovery               By Gabrielle Nolan Local community leaders are working hard to help men and women in recovery from substance abuse by connecting them to life-changing employment. The Community Resource and Employment Event was hosted at Ladies of …

Ladies of Charity receive Walmart community grant

The Ladies of Charity of Knoxville have received a $2,000 local community grant from Walmart Foundation. Five days a week, the Ladies of Charity Emergency Assistance Program provides immediate assistance with food, clothing, and other resources to needy individuals and families in the Knoxville community. “We are grateful for the …

Seeing the need

Ladies of Charity host Remote Area Medical vision clinic for Knoxville-area clients By Dan McWilliams Determined to help their clients any way they could, the Ladies of Charity of Knoxville hosted a Remote Area Medical (RAM) clinic that focused on eye care as COVID-19 prevented a dual dental clinic. The …

Back in business, thanks be to God

Ladies of Charity weathers the COVID storm through a dedicated team of volunteers, young and older By Bill Brewer The Ladies of Charity and Home Depot share a remarkable achievement: both finished 2020 in the black despite the coronavirus pandemic. And while many home-supply retailers were helped by consumers spending …

Annual Ladies of Charity golf tourney raises more than $14,000

The annual Ladies of Charity of Knoxville Golf Tournament was held Sept. 3 at Egwani Farms Golf Course in Rockford. The slightly windy day kept the golfers cool and the play fast. Eighty-two men and women brought their clubs to support the Ladies of Charity mission to serve those in …

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Keeping the needy fed during the pandemic

Diocese of Knoxville parishes and organization live out Christ’s message to feed the hungry By Dan McWilliams Feeding the hungry is among the most basic of the corporal works of mercy, and several Catholic food pantries around the Diocese of Knoxville are doing just that. For some pantries, the coronavirus …

Ladies of Charity improving parking

Parking at the Ladies of Charity facility near downtown Knoxville may get worse before it gets much better. Ladies of Charity officials broke ground Jan. 28 on a project to redesign the parking lot at 120 W. Baxter Ave. and add much needed spaces. Susan Unbehaun, Ladies of Charity executive …

Ladies of Charity host RAM clinic at North Knoxville facility

By Bill Brewer Remote Area Medical, which is headquartered in the Rockford community between Maryville and Knoxville, serves patients in its own front yard as well as in communities across the country and in neighboring countries. For the third consecutive year, RAM held a free clinic at the Ladies of …

Ladies of Charity outreach now involves education

Volunteers teaching English as a second language; response to classes has been strong By Bill Brewer The more you know, the more you need to know. So it stands to reason that the more you learn, the more you need to learn. Nowhere is that more apt than at the …