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Troy Savings Bank Music Hall Congratulates Ambassadors

Unique Unity House program welcomes and assists some of the 50,000 visitors each season The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in downtown Troy is known for its near perfect acoustics. It’s a gem of building that has been restored and hosts many events throughout the season featuring world-class talent. The hall has many fans and… more

Children Make Quilts Sewn with Love

Shenendehowa Quilt Project Delivers Warmth and Kindness in a beautiful package Unity House was thrilled to be among the non-profit organizations that received a large donation of quilts from the Shenendehowa Quilt Project. The quilts will go to Sojourner Place, Unity House’s shelter for victims of domestic violence. The shelter is often in need of blankets, quilts, twin-size sheet sets, towels… more

Come to Talk Soup!

Come talk soup. Come sup and talk. Come together. Talk Soup is a simple evening meal of soup followed by conversation around food security. Held the last Tuesday of the month in our dining room at Unity House, it’s a chance to nosh, chat, and meet people interested in our food system. March: The Irish Famine:… more

Best. Volunteers. Ever

Thursday, April 12th was a beautiful day for the Unity House Volunteer Recognition Celebration. Unity House is blessed to have the best volunteer crew. They rock sleepy babies, rake leaves, cook and serve HUGE meals, stock library shelves, conduct food drives, and take on myriad other tasks throughout Unity House and across programs. We consider… more

Take Back the Night 2018

Capital Region Events focus attention on issue of sexual violence Take Back the Night, marches at night, are happening in the Capital Region for Crime Victims Rights Week.  For more information on an event near you, go to www.takebackthenight.org Locally, the Family and Friends of Liza Ellen Warner and The Niki L. Hart Memorial Children’s Fund will host… more

Domestic Violence Services Program Awarded Valuable Support

Unity House Receives Funding for Fellows The New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence announced $150,000 in state funding for two domestic violence services programs that will allow each to hire a graduate student or recent college graduate to help enhance the services they provide. The Family of Woodstock, Inc. in the Ulster… more

Maximistas, of Kindness

Staff at Troy’s TJ Maxx on Vandenbrugh Avenue pitch in to help Unity House’s Sojourner Place. Fans of TJ Max are often called Maximistas, as in Fashionistas to the Maxx. Or folks who like to save to the Maxx. You can consider us Maximist fans of the crew at our local TJ Maxx. Again, the… more

Spring Bunny Says, “Think Spring”

Chilly Temps Can’t Stop Somebunny Spring is around the corner! No, it’s not the weather that tells us spring is coming. It’s the arrival of the Spring Bunny at Unity House! Each year the Spring Bunny visits children and teachers at A Child’s Place at Unity House. It’s a great time and the Troy Record was… more

Online Support Helps

Facebook Fundraisers Help Unity House Unity House the recipient of online support efforts. Q: What’s a Facebook Fundraiser? A: It’s a form of peer-to-peer fundraising. We’ve all experienced a request from a friend or a colleague for support of their participation in a charitable race or event. Facebook Fundraisers are the same thing, but the event is… more

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