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Fall Newsletter Published

Newsletter Available Online The Unity House Spring Newsletter is now available online. You can view it here: Unity House Fall 2017 Newsletter If you would like a hard copy of the newsletter mailed to you, please don’t hesitate to give us a call at (518) 274-2633 x4133.

Bake Sale Superstar

Consistent caring that is delicious We call her Bake Sale Superstar. She’s a local middle schooler who will give you hope for the future. For years now she has been baking goods for a bake sale she holds each December at the Sweater Venture in East Greenbush. (You know, the place that looks like a… more

NOEP Coordinator Helps Food Insecure Households

SNAP benefits, commonly known as food stamps NOEP stands for Nutritional Outreach Education Program. The job of the Coordinator is to help people access needed benefits. The position is made possible through Hunger Solutions NY which offers free, confidential, one-on-one services that help hungry New Yorkers get nutrition assistance. NOEP Coordinators are based in community… more

Season of Smiles at Unity House

AmazonSmile Helps Non-Profits Unity House receives a portion of eligible purchases when shoppers start at AmazonSmile and designate Unity House of Troy, Inc. to receive donations from Amazon’s foundation dedicated to community support. This year, AmazonSmile has created a campaign to bring awareness to the many non-profits the foundation helps. Called #SeasonOfSmiles, the hashtag is… more

World AIDS Day: December 1st

Unity House to commemorate World AIDS Day This year’s global theme is, ‘Increasing Impact through Transparency, Accountability, and Partnerships’.  Since 1988, December 1 has been designated as World AIDS Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection, and mourning those who have died of the disease. Government and health officials, non-governmental… more

Help Unity House help others this holiday season

Making Life Better It’s not just a tagline, it is what we do every day to help people who are struggling and hurting. Please, consider a gift to Unity House this holiday season so we can continue to help feed the hungry, house those at risk of homelessness, help people living with the challenge of mental illness, support those… more

#GivingTuesday

Support Unity House on #GivingTuesday, a day dedicated to giving back. You’ve heard of Black Friday, Shop Local Saturday, even Sofa Sunday, followed by Cyber Monday…. but Giving Tuesday is your chance to make a difference. Please, make a gift on Tuesday, November 28th to help support needed programs and services of Unity House. Thank You!

Bananas for Bok Choy

There’s this farmer, Karoline Hart in Ballston Lake, and she had a more than successful crop of bok choy. We’re talking bountiful bushels of beautiful bok, chock full of vitamins and nutrients. Then there is Amy Halloran, our Food Security Case Manager at Unity House. She thinks and writes about food a lot. Mostly about how… more

Good Support

Have you heard of ThirdLove? They’re the company that believes the best bra is one you never think of It’s true. We don’t think about bras. And when women arrive at Sojourner Place, Unity House’s shelter for victims of domestic violence, it’s the last thing on their minds. But often, women arrive with little more… more

TJX Foundation Awards Grant to Help Children in Need

Local TJ Maxx Store Goes to Bat for Unity House You know TJX as the parent company for TJ Maxx stores. It can seem like a giant behemoth of a corporation, but staff in Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services program have seen the human side of this company through our local TJ Maxx store on… more

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