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Thank You!

Golfers, sponsors, golf committee, and volunteers create a memorable day! Golf for Good 2018, the co-hosted charitable golf tournament that benefits Unity House and Catholic Charities, wishes to thank all the amazing people who helped, especially our generous sponsors: Avila SEFCU BBL Construction Services C.T. Male Associates Hesnor Engineering Magna5 New York Press Services The… more

School Supplies Drop Off Opportunities

Ways to Get Involved Many thanks to those who have already contributed to the school supplies drives going on throughout the Capital Region. If you’d like to pitch in to help kids at Unity House, consider these upcoming opportunities: August 21: Rensselaer County Historical Society’s informal Back Deck Cocktail party is a fun night. Buy… more

School Supplies Needed Across Unity House Programs

New Sneakers, Pencils, Notebooks Needed September is a time of renewal. A fresh start to a new school year. Many children, even those who may say they don’t like school, look forward to that first day back at school. School and the people there provide familiarity and routine. School also provides meals: the free or… more

Helping the Most Vulnerable Children in Need

TJ Maxx supports children’s programming at Unity House To mark the grand opening of their new TJ Maxx store at Van Rensselaer Plaza in North Greenbush, the TJX Companies held a grand opening celebration. There were balloons and cookies, fun giveaways, even a chance to win a $25 gift card if you were one of… more

Free Family Cooking Class

Classes for Children and their Parents Help Tackle Food Insecurity With generous support from the Ronald McDonald House Charities, Unity House can offer free cooking classes. Everyone knows that fresh fruit and vegetables are valuable items: nutrient-dense foods that are good for you. But what if there isn’t room in your food budget for vegetables?… more

Got Goods?

Please, check out our updated donation guidelines for clothing and household items ReStyle, the Unity House store, is a great place. It’s filled with shoes, clothes, accessories, linens and other sundries that households need. The prices of the merchandise, most of it gently-used, are fabulous. For those who have an emergency need for an item… more

Recovery Sports Bar and Grill Helps Kids

Children at the Unity House program, A Child’s Place, which works with little ones aged 6 weeks to 5 years of age, will benefit from a Dine to Donate event at the Recovery Room in Troy. When guests arrive at the restaurant to eat (either dine-in or take-out), and mention they are there for Dine… more

Nighthawks Helps Non-Profits

New Restaurant in Troy Starts out by Giving Back Nighthawks, a new restaurant in downtown Troy, had their grand opening recently and marked the occasion in a unique way: they had plenty of amazing food, a gorgeous space at 461 Broadway with a full bar, and open hearts. The owners invited guests to nosh free… more

A Child’s Place Help Make Wishes Come True

Wish Walk gets help from a great team The Northeastern NY chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation had a very special group involved in their Walk for Wishes: staff and friends from A Child’s Place at Unity House. Participation in the walk as part of Team Patrick is just one example of the community service that… more

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