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Morning of Kindness a Gift to Unity House

Kindness starts with you That’s what the Morning of Kindness is about: You, doing something kind. Ideally with your family, and maybe on the morning of Christmas Eve. The all volunteer group made it easy to spread some kindness on the morning of December 23rd. Participants checked out the Morning of Kindness website or Facebook page and… more

Merrill Lynch

Latham Office Hosts Food Drive for Families in Need Merrill Lynch in Latham held a collection drive in the month of December for the Unity House food pantry. The group collected personal care items, non-perishable food items, and new socks and underwear. All of the items are for the Unity House Community Resources program, often the… more

MVP Health Care Delivers Coats for Children

Winter Warmth for Families in Need MVP Health Care delivered dozens of new children’s coats in all sizes. The coats will go to families in need at Unity House’s Community Resources program for those needing help with life’s essentials, Unity House’s shelter for victims of domestic violence, and to families in need at A Child’s Place at… more

Hallam ICS Helps Unity House

Giving Tree Program Helps Others A local engineering firm based in Malta, Hallam ICS, donated to Unity House. The group decided to host a Giving Tree and donated to various Capital Region non-profits that help people with needs. Many thanks to all at Hallam for a lovely holiday gift. To make a donation of your… more

NOEP Coordinator Helps Food Insecure Households

SNAP benefits, commonly known as food stamps NOEP stands for Nutritional Outreach Education Program. The job of the Coordinator is to help people access needed benefits. The position is made possible through Hunger Solutions NY which offers free, confidential, one-on-one services that help hungry New Yorkers get nutrition assistance. NOEP Coordinators are based in community… more

Season of Smiles at Unity House

AmazonSmile Helps Non-Profits Unity House receives a portion of eligible purchases when shoppers start at AmazonSmile and designate Unity House of Troy, Inc. to receive donations from Amazon’s foundation dedicated to community support. This year, AmazonSmile has created a campaign to bring awareness to the many non-profits the foundation helps. Called #SeasonOfSmiles, the hashtag is… more

Help Unity House help others this holiday season

Making Life Better It’s not just a tagline, it is what we do every day to help people who are struggling and hurting. Please, consider a gift to Unity House this holiday season so we can continue to help feed the hungry, house those at risk of homelessness, help people living with the challenge of mental illness, support those… more

#GivingTuesday

Support Unity House on #GivingTuesday, a day dedicated to giving back. You’ve heard of Black Friday, Shop Local Saturday, even Sofa Sunday, followed by Cyber Monday…. but Giving Tuesday is your chance to make a difference. Please, make a gift on Tuesday, November 28th to help support needed programs and services of Unity House. Thank You!

Bananas for Bok Choy

There’s this farmer, Karoline Hart in Ballston Lake, and she had a more than successful crop of bok choy. We’re talking bountiful bushels of beautiful bok, chock full of vitamins and nutrients. Then there is Amy Halloran, our Food Security Case Manager at Unity House. She thinks and writes about food a lot. Mostly about how… more

TJX Foundation Awards Grant to Help Children in Need

Local TJ Maxx Store Goes to Bat for Unity House You know TJX as the parent company for TJ Maxx stores. It can seem like a giant behemoth of a corporation, but staff in Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services program have seen the human side of this company through our local TJ Maxx store on… more

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