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Holiday Gift Program

Sign Ups for our annual Holiday Gift program for children are now under way! If you would like to Adopt a Child and fulfill their Wish List of wants and needs, please contact Mandy Brown at (518) 274-2607 4139 or events@UnityHouseNY.org To the many office groups, book clubs, churches, families and individuals who have adopted… more

Let’s Talk about BABIES!

Can you help with any items on our Wish List? Babies need lots of care and many of the things they need are expensive. Some of these items, like wipes and diapers, are used in our early childhood education and daycare* programs. Others are needed for our Holiday Gift program. Help with these items is… more

Save the Date!

Thursday, October 19th! Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services program has lots planned for October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Among the many outreach events is a DVAwareness Event and Art Show at The Arts Center for the Capital Region in downtown Troy. The event will showcase artwork of survivors of domestic violence and will honor the community collabors… more

Great Gatsby Gala: October 21st

Liza Ellen Warner Nikki L. Hart. These two young women were victims of domestic violence who died at the hands of their batterers. Friends and family, and those committed to addressing the issue of domestic violence in our community, are coming together once again to honor their memories and to raise needed funds for services for victim… 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!

For the month of September, Unity House benefits for each bag purchased Hannaford in Wynantksill is helping to spread Good Karma. For each blue, Good Karma bag purchased, Unity House will receive a $1.00 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

Toiletries Donated by Caring Crew

TJ Maxx Does it Again! Staff and friends at the TJ Maxx store in Troy spent the month of July collecting needed toiletries for residents of Sojourner Place, Unity House’s shelter for victims of domestic and dating abuse. Maximistas on the Move Thoughtful generosity is not new to the caring crew at our local TJ Maxx store on… more

Needed: A Few Good Elves

Thinking Ahead to the Most Wonderful Time of the Year Yes, it’s still warm outside but staff and volunteers are busy planning for our Adopt a Child program which helps provide holiday gifts for over 1,000 children across Unity House programs. Can your group or organization help? By hosting a toy drive, you can help collect… more

Totes for Hope for victims of domestic violence

It’s just a tote bag, really. Granted, a really nice one that will last a decade or more, but still, how life-changing can it be? The tote is filled with small sundries one might need when travelling, when on the run, so to speak. It’s got soap, shampoo and conditioner. Maybe some deodorant, baby wipes… more

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