March 28, 2019

VMC could not accomplish its mission of ending and preventing homelessness without partnering with the community. One of these very special partnerships developed thirteen years ago with the Episcopal Church of the Ascension’s Circles of Support. Circles of Support is...

March 15, 2019

Bruce and Gabe Cline, VMC’s Chief Clinical Services Officer, discuss a brand new VMC program that open later in 2019! The Foyer will be a housing focused low barrier shelter located in the old Salvation Army Thrift Store on Broadway next to the new day park under the b...

March 1, 2019

Jimmy Buckner, Executive Director of the Scarecrow Foundation joins Bruce to discuss Fight Hunger Week! In its second year, Fight Hunger Week supports 15 area nonprofits to better serve their clients in providing solutions to hunger! Find out more about this awesome or...

January 17, 2019

Bruce is on location this episode “under the bridge” off Broadway where many of the city’s homeless population would often gather. See how the City of Knoxville has transformed this area into a park where individuals experiencing homelessness can be in a safe, clean en...

December 20, 2018

Welcome to the last episode of The Corner Perspective for 2018! Bruce is ending 2018 with a great conversation with one of VMC’s recently housed, William, or as he was known on the streets, “Country”. William discusses his experience of homelessness with Bruce and many...

November 29, 2018

Did you know that VMC’s Holiday Store has helped hundreds of people in need provide thousands of gifts throughout the twenty plus years of its existence?  Meet Join Bruce sisters Kay and Betty England, who have managed the Holiday Store for most of those years! Bruce,...

November 1, 2018

Dr. Sandy Mixer, Associate Professor with the UT College of Nursing joins Bruce this episode to discuss a very special service that she and her students provide to those that VMC serves, “our neighbors”. For the last six years, Dr. Mixer and her nursing students have m...

October 11, 2018

What draws people in our business community to support the work of VMC? Find out as Husband and wife Realtor Team, Dean and Janet Palombi join Bruce and discusshow homelessness can be physically and emotionally devastating and how VMC’s supporters and volunteers provid...

September 27, 2018


VMC has the tremendous privilege of partnering with the UT College of Social Work to provide internships for their students. Want to become re-energized about the future and how young people are helping to transform our community for the better? Join Bruce for this ep...

September 6, 2018

Rachael Ross, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with the Vine School Health Center joins Bruce this episode to continue the discussion on trauma and its impact on both children and adults. Bruce and Rachael explore how Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) impact a perso...

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About The Corner Perspective VIdeo Blog

Located at the corner of Broadway and Fifth Avenue in Knoxville, Tennessee, the Volunteer Ministry Center (VMC) is at the intersection of the experience of homelessness and solutions to the end and prevention of homelessness.  The Corner Perspective is a bi-weekly video blog on the plight of those struggling to escape homelessness and VMC’s commitment to permanent solutions.  The answer to homelessness is right there in the word- HOME.

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