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SEFCU Comes Through

Credit Union Supports Community Resources Unity House was among the recipients of a $10,000 donation from SEFCU. The donation was made in support of programs that help with life’s essentials such as food, housing, clothing, and jobs.  SEFCU also donated to Albany’s Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless. The support was made at the group’s annual… more

October 10th is World Mental Health Day

Removing the stigma of mental health helps reduce barriers to accessing help. World Mental Health Day 2017 seeks to take the issue of mental health out of the shadows and into the workplace. Statistics show that only one third of those with mental health conditions actually seek help. Taking the issue out of the shadows… more

Do you have furniture to donate?

HATAS helps fill a need. Like many organizations, Unity House does not have the ability to pick up, store, or transport furniture to people who need it. Fortunately, the Homeless and Traveler’s Aid Society, working with many partners, has a furniture program that local non-profits and consumers can access. The program asks as a broker… more

Thank You, Walgreens!

Local Pharmacy Makes Flu Shots Available Staff from the Walgreens on Hoosick Street in Troy are doing a good deed. On Wednesday, September 27th, they will be at Unity House’s Front Door, ready to dispense over 100 flu vaccines for people who need them. Health officials predict a particularly challenging flu season, so it’s important… more

TJ Maxx Backpacks for Kids

Local store helps over 30 children at Back to School time Back to School can be an exciting but sometimes stressful time. There’s the excitement of seeing old friends, meeting your new teacher and all the possibility that a new school year brings. But there can be doubt, fear, and uncertainty as well. If you are… more

Buy a Reusable Shopping Bag, Help Unity House!

Through the month of October, Unity House benefits for each bag purchased Hannaford in Wynantksill is helping to combat food insecurity in our community. For each Fight Hunger bag purchased, Unity House will receive a donation from Hannaford. Proceeds from the Bags for a Cause campaign will go to Unity House programs that address food insecurity…. more

Golf for Good a Great Day!

Thank You! Golfers, sponsors, volunteers, and friends of both Catholic Charities and Unity House came together for a great day of golf in support of programs serving people in need. Many thanks to the wonderful crew at the fabulous Schuyler Meadows Club in Loudonville for being excellent hosts. The course was in fantastic shape and… more

Tech Valley Young Professionals Network Delivers

Working with United Way for children in need Remember how exciting it was to buy school supplies as September drew near? For families in need the exhaustive lists of school supplies can be just that- exhausting. There is often little room in the household budget for needed school supplies. Here’s where the Tech Valley Young Professionals Network of the Capital… more

Chefs Wanted!

Experienced Kitchen Professional Wanted Got knife skills? You could volunteer in the Unity House kitchen! Unity House’s dining room sees as many as 150 guests at a meal. The community meal is served each weekday and all are welcome. Unity House kitchen staff and volunteers strive to serve a nutrient-dense meal that is delicious and beautifully presented…. more

Morning Golf Flight

Schuyler Meadows, 8/21 The Golf for Good charitable golf tournament co-hosted by Unity House and Catholic Charities has spots left for the morning flight of golf only. The afternoon is sold out. Please join us for a great morning of golf and then come back for dinner where we’ll announce the winners of the tournament… more

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