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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

Good Support

Have you heard of ThirdLove? They’re the company that believes the best bra is one you never think of It’s true. We don’t think about bras. And when women arrive at Sojourner Place, Unity House’s shelter for victims of domestic violence, it’s the last thing on their minds. But often, women arrive with little more… 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

Hilton Garden Inn of Troy Cooks

Volunteers from Troy location prepare Thanksgiving Feast Chefs, staff and friends at the nearby Hilton Garden Inn on Hoosick Street in Troy will prepare a full Thanksgiving meal to be served in the Unity House dining room on November 22nd. This is not the first time the group has pitched in. In the past, they’ve… more

Rensselaer Honda to Help Out

How much food will fit in a Fit? We love the Honda Fit, like the one pictured here. Why are we so enthusiastic about a top-ranked hatchback? It’s because our friends at Rensselaer Honda are once again going the extra mile in recognition of November’s Hunger & Homelessness Awareness month. Through the month of November,… more

KeyBank Comes Through

Key4Women Thinks Outside the Box Key4Women is the bank’s nationwide community of entrepreneurial and executive business women brought together by KeyBank to help them thrive. It’s more that just banking services for women-owned businesses, it’s also a network, a philanthropically-minded group, and a resource for women everywhere. Frankly, it’s also an inspiration. At least it seemed that… more

They are ‘The Good Stuff’!!

Old Brick Furniture Presenting Sponsor The I Love Unity House Gala is our signature celebratory event. We’re thrilled to be honoring Community Heroes like KeyBank, the Prout & Robison Families, and the Hon. Kathy Jimino on February 9, 2018 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Troy.  It will be a great night! Old Brick Furniture is… more

November marks Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Month

 How to help Host a drive for your local food pantry or shelter: the Unity House food pantry is seeking pantry goods for Thanksgiving Food Packages. Or donate directly to the food pantry. Buying in bulk through our regional food bank makes a cash donation an efficient way to give. Collect needed items for shelter… more

Posters for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Have you seen these images? They are meant to be arresting. To make the viewer uncomfortable. They deal with, after all, an uncomfortable subject: domestic violence. The idea of October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month is to shine a light on the topic and focus on the community collaboration needed to address this complex issue and… more

Climb Higher!

Children at Unity House’s A Child’s Place Enjoy New Indoor Rock Climbing Wall Did you know that physical and occupational therapy for young children can sometimes be uncomfortable? That’s where the Adaptive Rock Wall is a great new feature in the Motor Room at A Child’s Place in Troy. Working on motor skills is key… more

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