Welcome to SMARM




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Smoky Mountain Area Rescue Ministries was founded to demonstrate the love of Christ by serving individuals and families in their moment of need.  SMARM  provides one-on-one assessments and point-of-need services such as short-term housing, utility assistance, transportation, food, and clothing.  SMARM provides organized mentoring and permanent housing resources to help families move from crisis to stability.

Smoky Mountain Area Rescue Ministries is a Sevier County, Faith-Based, Nonprofit 501(c)(3) Corporation

Our community and supporters have come together in an incredible way, enabling us to serve thousands of families in and around the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee.

Contacts: 67 , a total of 123 people. 37 families totaling 93 family members, 30 individuals.
Shelter Requests: 16 People, 4 Families (12 family members), 4 individuals.
Rent Subsidy Requests: 8, 7 Families (21 family members), 1 individual
Utility Bill Subsidy Requests: 30, 17 Families ( 38 family members), 13 individuals.
Misc. Requests for Food, Gas, Furniture, Medicines, etc. 21

Smoky Mountain Area Rescue Ministries offices are located at The corner of Court Avenue and Cedar Street.  Directly behind SMARM’s Treasures From the Heart Thrift Store.

Volunteer with SMARM!

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Volunteers are a very important part of SMARM.

Volunteers are needed throughout the year in our office,  the Thrift Stores, at the Hot Meals for Hungry Hearts program, in office administration work, as well as  all of the special fund raising events for SMARM.  Opportunities abound for service in the name of Christ.
Contact the SMARM office about how you might join our Volunteer Staff!

865- 908-3153

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Demonstrating the Love of Christ by serving individuals and families at their moment of need.