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You Look Good in Orange!

Unity House staff- notably those in the Domestic Violence Services Program- are donning orange in recognition of February’s Teen Dating Abuse Awareness Month. Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services Program offers safe space to all victims of domestic and dating abuse.  All year long and especially in the month of February, Unity House staff will be… more

What’s Up with all the Orange?

February Marks Teen Dating Abuse Awareness Month Unity House is participating in the national Love is Respect campaign to raise awareness about dating abuse and promote the importance of healthy relationships. Orange is the signature color of Teen Dating Abuse Awareness; February 10 is the day to wear orange. In February and beyond, the Unity House Domestic Violence Services… more

Unity House to Go Red for Women on Friday, February 6!

Unity House will be wearing red to raise awareness of women’s heart health. Each year 1 in 3 women will die of heart disease and stroke. But we can change that because 80% of cardiac events can be prevented with education and lifestyle changes. Join us by going RED on Friday, February 6. For more… more

Theater Groups to Help Domestic Violence Services Programs through The Vagina Monologues

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

ReStyle closed due to snow, Bethany Community Meals Open

Monday, February 2- too much snow.  Our thrift store, ReStyle will be closed today and Unity House cannot accept donations to the store.  Our community meals program, Bethany on the second floor of the The Front Door at 2431 Sixth Avenue, is open today.

Cutie QBs!

Columbia High School football players will visit Unity Sunshine Program on Friday to spend time with the children in their classrooms. In preparation for the Super Bowl, members of the team will help the preschoolers get excited for the big game on Sunday. The football players will play catch and other fun games with the… more

Winter Newsletter

“Inside Unity House,” the newsletter of news and happenings around Unity House, published a winter edition in December 2014.  You can view and download a copy below. Inside Unity House – Newsletter To sign up to receive the newsletter in your mailbox or to be added to the Unity House e-mail list, please contact info@unityhouseNY.org…. more

Golf Committee Chooses location for Golf for Good!

Schuyler Meadows Club will once again be the location for the June 1 Golf for Good Charitable Golf Tournament. Those interested in volunteering on the Golf for Good! Committee can contact Mandy at (518) 274-2607, ext. 4139 or email events@unityhouseNY.org

Holiday Adopt a Child Program a Success!

Thanks to the many donors, shoppers, volunteers and good elves, the Unity House Adopt a Child Program was able to help over 1,000 children receive gifts at holiday time. Families in need were able to ensure their children had gifts to open through our Wish Lists where individual children are ‘adopted’ by those who want to… more

Unity House to receive federal funding for Domestic Violence Law Project

Click on the below link to read Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s news about Unity House receiving $300,000 in funding to support the Domestic Violence Law Project.  This is very timely as October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.   http://www.gillibrand.senate.gov/newsroom/press/release/gillibrand-announces-300000-for-unity-house-of-troy-inc

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