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Thank You KeyBank

KeyBank Supports Unity House and Others KeyBank had a big announcement: the bank is donating 2 million dollars to Capital Region non-profits, Unity House among them. At Unity House, KeyBank’s support will go toward programs that address Food Insecurity. Not having adequate food to feed yourself or your children can be a chronic problem for… more

Parker School Hosts Empty Bowls Meal

Empty Bowls: a grassroots movement to bring awareness to the issue of food insecurity Started in 1990, Empty Bowls is such a lovely idea that it’s easy to see how it has spread far and wide. The concept is a simple one: bring awareness to the issue of hunger through soup bowls. But not just… more

ReStyle Pop Up Shop on Sage Campus

April 3, 2017 at Buchman Pavilion at Russel Sage College 65 1st Street, Troy, NY 12180 Shop the fab finds of ReStyle at this one-time pop up shop from 5:00 to 8:00 pm on Monday, April 3rd. Many thanks to the Women of the World 401 class!

Basics for Babies

Campaign for Baby Essentials Babies in need. Truly our most vulnerable citizens. How can you help struggling families to provide for their infants and young children? Here are ways to help with Unity House’s Basics for Babies campaign: Talk to your club, union, employer, church, or civic organization and ask if they want to be… more

Martha Lasher-Warner a Jefferson Award Recipient

Recognizing individuals who perform community and public service. The Jefferson Awards are presented at both the national and local levels. Martha Lasher-Warner will be honored locally at a recognition dinner on April 4th. Chris Burke, CEO of Unity House nominated Martha primarily for her service to victims of domestic violence, but there is so much… more

Tango Takes on Mission

A mission to raise funds for Unity House! Albany Tango Society will be offering a tango lesson and dancing at Troy’s Christ Church on Saturday, March 11th. Members pay $15, non-members $20 & students $5 – all proceeds for Unity House! Many thanks to this fun group for supporting Unity House and sharing the beauty… more

Take Back the Night 2017: April 10

Friends and Family of the Liza Ellen Warner Association are once again organizing a Take Back the Night Walk. This year’s event will be highlighted by the dedication of a Domestic Violence Memorial Bench in Onderdonk Park. This permanent memorial will be in memory of Liza Ellen Warner and all victims of domestic violence. You… more

Unity House Supports Troy Central Little League

Look for the Unity House Banner Proud to be among the sponsors of the 2017 season of Troy Central Little League. This year marks the 60th year for this great program that has been teaching and playing America’s Pastime since 1957. Opening Day Ceremonies will take place on Saturday, April 29th at Ingalls Park on 7th &… more

Unity House Urges Raising of Rates

Budget Season in NY State Unity House is joining in the social media campaign to urge NY State Governement to raise the housing program rates for housing programs via the NY State Office of Mental Health. Providers need $28.5M more to provide quality care to consumers. By participating in the social media campaign, Unity House… more

Spaghetti Dinner to benefit Unity House and others

The congregation at Christ Church at 35 State Street in downtown Troy will once again host a Spaghetti Dinner to benefit local organizations, Unity House among them. The event is on Friday, March 24th from 5:00- 8:00 pm. The dinner, a complete meal, is available for eat-in or take out. Tickets are $14 for adults. Children under… more