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CapCom Cares Foundation Gives Back

Partnering with Unity House to help children Santa in July? Why yes, it’s the brilliant idea of CapCom to get people thinking about the needs of children at holiday time. The holidays are months away, but Unity House’s Children’s Holiday Program needs to get an early start to help the over 1,500 children who benefit… more

Reminder on Updated Hours

Unity House is open one Saturday a month: July 28th Saturday access means people who can’t come during weekday business hours, can still get access to needed services. Unity House has also adjusted Thursday’s hours to improve access: guests can visit Community Resources, the program that helps with life’s essentials, from 1pm to 7pm on… more

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PROS Makes a Difference

Unity House program puts the personal in recovery from mental illness The PROS program, short for Personalized Recovery Oriented Services, engages and assists individuals in managing their mental illness. Trained staff help individuals restore and develop skills and supports to live in the community. Staff include licensed professionals in the disciplines of social work, mental health counseling, and… more

Summer Sees Spike in Hunger

Food Insecurity in the Summer During the school year, many children count on the free breakfast and lunch that is often available. Thanks to community-wide eligibility, many schools offer free lunch to all students. There is no application to qualify. As such, food is available for those who need it. But when happens when school… more

Wynantskill Hannaford Helps through sale of their Resusable Shopping Bags

Unity House Chosen for Month of July The Wynantskill Hannaford has chosen Unity House as the charity for the month of July. 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

We’re looking FORE! volunteers

Golf for Good needs volunteers When: Monday, August 20th at Schuyler Meadows in Loudonville What: lots of fun tasks with a fabulous group of people for great causes How: Download the Volunteer Form indicating your availability Volunteer Form for Golf for Good Result: Good feelings all around Thanks for considering this great volunteer opportunity!

Real Cooking with Pretend Soup

Grant Funding Helps Address Food Insecurity With the support the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Capital Region, the Unity House kitchen and dining room will become fun learning space. For one week in June, Unity House will offer a free cooking class for kids and their parents. The one hour class is at 1pm, immediately following… more

Financial Well Being

Free class at work a benefit to Unity House staff The Unity House workforce is spread out in a lot of ways. Now matter how diverse and dispersed, there is one thing every worker has in common: concern about finances. Like mental illness, domestic violence, poverty, or other issues that Unity House staff deal with… more

ReStyle Makes it Easy to Shop

The Unity House store offering gently used clothes, shoes and accessories is now open Thursday evenings until 7:00 pm You can now shop for great fashion on Thursday evenings, providing an opportunity for outside shoppers to peruse the gently used shoes, clothes and accessories on offer in the store, and for those in the building receiving services, they… more

Love Grows Here

Veggies planted on Mary Jane Smith Day May 15th, Mary Jane Smith Day at Unity House, saw lots of activity. Among the many wonderful volunteer projects, was the planting of a small garden at a nearby residence. Some of the tenants came to reside there through Unity House and they benefit from Unity House support… more

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