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 …

Ladies of Charity hold 2nd annual RAM clinic

Thrift store, warehouse transformed into a mobile medical center as inner-city clients receive free health care By Bill Brewer The Ladies of Charity headquarters in Knoxville was transformed for a second consecutive year into a temporary medical center to serve the uninsured and underinsured. And based on responses from patients …

Food baskets benefit 63 families in need

Staff and volunteers from the Ladies of Charity in Knoxville on Dec. 22 distributed 63 Christmas food baskets from their Baxter Avenue location to families in need. Forty of the baskets were offered for distribution to the Ladies of Charity by Knox County’s Community Action Committee and the Knoxville News …

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Ladies of Charity celebrates 75th year

Bishop Stika praises diocesan group’s work during special Mass By Bill Brewer You’ve come a long way, ladies. The Ladies of Charity, which is marking its 75th anniversary this year, celebrated the milestone May 13 with a first for the nonprofit charitable organization that is part of the Diocese of …

Ladies of Charity working to get Knoxville operation to the next level

Elevator project will allow charitable organization to open spacious second floor to public for office, meeting space By Bill Brewer One of Tom Shannon’s goals for the Ladies of Charity thrift store, food pantry, and donation center in Knoxville has been the installation of an elevator. In fact, the longtime …

YWCA recognizes Ladies of Charity as a Tribute to Women Award finalist

The Knoxville Ladies of Charity have been recognized by the Young Women’s Christian Association as a finalist for an award at their Tribute to Women celebration scheduled for 7 p.m.  Thursday, Aug. 15, at the Bijou Theatre in Knoxville. The Ladies of Charity are one of 21 finalists honored by …