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Pioneer Bank Delivers!

They told us they were coming. They said they’d collected a few items they’d be dropping off. Boy, were we blown away when Stan and Phil from Pioneer Bank showed up with a van load of donations. Really, it surpassed our expectations of what people can do when they put their efforts together in a… more

Choice Physical Therapy Launches Unique Challenge

Big Heart The physical therapy spot located at 506 Campbell Avenue, which is in a gorgeous space, wanted to give back in a way that involved their clients. Hence, the Check-In Challenge. For every Facebook ‘check-in’ to Choice Physical Therapy, owners Joe and Erin Napoleone will donate $10 to Unity House to support food justice progams. At the end… more

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Event a Success

February Marked Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month Teens from around the area had a great time at a March 1st event to highlight the issue of Teen DV. The evening was a collaborative event where Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services team, the Troy Boys and Girls Club, the SACVAP unit at Samaritan, The… more

Active Parenting

Check out this event, free to all! Sponsored by: Lansingburgh School District and Rensselaer County Department of Mental Health Location:  Turnpike Elementary School; Room 123 To register, contact: Michelle McLaughlin by March 10th Phone: 233-6822 ext. 1034243 E-mail: Download the flyer here: Active Parenting the First Five Years Flyer-Lansingburgh

March Forth

Danielle Sanzone wanted to try something different for March’s Women’s History Month. For the month of March, Danielle Sanzone is committing to exercising daily and raising money for a different charity each day. That’s a total of 31 charities! It’s part of a personal project to recommit to blogging, daily exercise, and remain inspired by the good works… more

Art Supplies Needed

Peer Led Artist’s Group Seeking Supplies Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services program offers safe space for all victims of dating and domestic abuse. They offer myriad forms of support and services to help victims of domestic violence find refuge and self-sufficiency. Their peer-led arts group is looking for art supplies. If you have any of… more

Unity House Goes ORANGE!

Staff and volunteers sport orange to help create awareness for Teen Dating Abuse Part of the national #LoveIsRespect campaign, February is Teen Dating Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month. The color for this campaign is orange and many at Unity House showed their creativity by donning shades of orange. In many ways, the broad spectrum of deep… more

Collaborative Event for Teen DV Awareness and Prevention

DV means Domestic Violence The Unity House Domestic Violence Services program offers safe space to all victims of dating and domestic abuse. In February, the Unity House team expands their work to include more outreach for February’s Teen DV Awareness and Prevention month, which includes #LoveIsRespect week (Feb. 13-17), in which people wear the color… more

I Love Unity House Gala a Great Evening

Cold and Snow Couldn’t Stop Celebration of Community Heroes The Ferris Ballroom at the Hilton Garden Inn of Troy was filled with warmth and love for the I Love Unity House Gala on February 10th. It was a chilly night (with some snow!) but that did not keep guests, sponsors, donors and honorees from getting… more

NY Women’s EXPO to benefit Unity House

Organizers of the NY Women’s EXPO have big hearts. They are collecting new and gently used household items to help victims of domestic violence. The proceeds from the drive, which is asking for all sorts of household items from sheet sets to dishware, will help those who are transitioning from shelter to stable housing. Funding… more