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Sacred Heart Students Pitch In

Children learn about Food Insecurity Children from Troy’s Sacred Heart School in Troy visited Unity House and learned about issues facing people living in poverty. Ms. Beeler’s class of second graders were a great bunch. The children had been learning about charity and the needs of people living in poverty. The class had collected over 10… more

Save the Date for Golf: August 20, 2018

Play on a Premium Course While Doing Good! Schuyler Meadows: a premier course. Drop off your clubs, enjoy breakfast or lunch on the terrace and then start golfing. A round of golf on this fabulous course is followed by a meal at the Clubhouse where tournament winners will be announced. Tournament Prices as follows: Golfer:  $195… more

Honoring the memory of a beloved founder: Mary Jane Day at Unity House

The late Mary Jane Smith (1928- 2017) helped found Unity House in Troy in 1971. With Regis Obijiski, and the later Peter Callaghan, Mary Jane Smith moved into a low-income neighborhood on 8th Street in Troy to better understand the needs of people living in poverty. Today, Unity House’s programs and services remain true to… more

Got Yoga?

CDPHP Wellness Class Update: As of Feb. 16th, this class is full. CDPHP members are invited to attend a free wellness class. Gentle Yoga with Judi England, RN LMT Thursdays, February 22, March 1 and March 8 6:00pm – 7:00 pm Unity House 2431 Sixth Ave. Troy, NY 12180 To register online, visit www.cdphp.com/classes Or… more

Tabitha Dunn Assumes Role of Service Director

Domestic Violence Services Team Welcomes Familiar Face Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services Program has a new Service Director who is a familiar face to many: Tabitha Dunn. Ms. Dunn has worked in various capacities in the DV Services Program and is actively involved in community outreach. She has worked in Domestic Violence Services since 2001… more

Welcome Dave Warren to Community Resources

Unity House’s Front Line Program Welcomes New Service Director Dave Warren, formerly Service Director for Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services Program, is now Service Director of Unity House’s Community Resources Program. The program is often the first point of contact for people who come to Unity House seeking assistance as it deals with life’s essentials…. more

Honoring Community Heroes

Unity House to honor Kathleen Jimino, KeyBank, and the Prout/Robison Families Unity House will celebrate three honorees —KeyBank, former Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen Jimino and the Prout/Robison families — for their commitment to community service and to making the Capital Region a better place to live. The honorees have all been long-time supporters of the… more

Theater Institute at Sage to Help Domestic Violence Services Programs through performances

What is The Vagina Monologues? Based on Eve Ensler’s Obie Award winning play, this theater piece explores and celebrates women’s sexuality. By turns funny, provocative, and heart-wrenching, this collection of stories taken from interviews with women throughout the world has developed into an international phenomenon that gives voice to women’s relationships with their vaginas. Unity… more

Wynantskill Hannaford Helps through sale of their Resusable Shopping Bags

Unity House Chosen for Month of February The Wynantskill Hannaford has chosen Unity House as the charity for the month of February. This means for every Fight Hunger bag sold, Unity House will receive one dollar. The bags are part of the “Hannaford Helps” Reusable Bag Program. There are two versions of the bag: the beige bag is being phased out… more

Strong Nonprofits

Strong Nonprofits works for a better New York – for everyone A statewide coalition of more than 350 nonprofit human services providers, Unity House among them, are calling for increased State investment in the sector’s workforce and infrastructure. Working under contract with the State, human services agencies provide crucial services to uplift New Yorkers in… more

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