National Night Out: A Great Time!

Tuesday, August 6th, Was a Super Night First, a shout out of thanks to our friends at our local TJ Maxx in the Van Rensselaer Square Plaza for their very large donation of fun, summertime toys. There are too many toys to name, but suffice to say that we could not have had Troy’s best… more

Unity House Annual Report Now Posted Online

The annual report, including a list of those who support Unity House as well as the financials of the organization and snapshots of some programs is now aviable online. You can download the report. If you would like to receive a paper copy in the mail, please let us know and we would be happy… more

Always. Be. Advocating.

Raising awareness about the people we serve and the issues they face is part of our mission. Advocating is especially important when it comes to housing, which brings to mind the Bring It Home Campaign, a coalition urging New York State to adequately fund community-based housing programs for individuals with psychiatric disabilities. Full recovery and… more

Stewart’s/Dake Family Support Parents and Children

We already love them for their ice cream… Stewart’s Shops and the Dake Family have always been generous supporters of local causes across the Capital Region. Maybe in the store you’ve dropped your change in the jar during their Holiday Match each Fall. They match every penny and the result is millions of dollars donated… more

Giving for Good

SEFCU employees thoughtful caring builds community SEFCU’s Giving for Good projects always impress us. This week they really impressed us when they got together to assemble over 50 bicycles to give to children and teens throughout the Capital District. They spent the afternoon putting together bicycles, which each came with a bike lock and a… more

Tim Pascucci: Food Nutrition Manager

Making a Place Feel Like Home It was an interaction with a small boy that made Tim Pascucci, Unity House’s Food & Nutrition Manager, appreciate the challenges and rewards of feeding children: Tim was serving dinner, one of three meals prepared each day at Sojourner Place, Unity House’s shelter for victims of domestic violence. He… more

Front Door News

Unity House’s Front Door Adopts Code of Conduct Unity House’s Front Door houses many programs and services at community resource center. For some, it’s easier to think of what isn’t on offer in the building than what is: the Domestic Violence Services program is located in downtown Troy at 504 Broadway, and A Child’s Place… more

Domestic Violence Services Program has broad impact

Collaboration is Key. So is being there when someone needs Help. We can’t say it better than this client testimonial: “In January of 2017 I came to Unity House because I was attacked by my partner. I didn’t know what to do or where to go. I needed to relocate my family because I was… more

You Can Be Insightful!

Add your voice to the mix CDPHP is partnering with Unity House to gain insight. For every person who joins CDPHP Insights, a donation of $1 goes to Unity House from CDPHP, for a total of up to $5,000. Check out more at the website.

School Supplies Remembered!

Rensselaer County Historical Society to collect needed school supplies at upcoming Back Deck Party On Tuesday, August 13th the RCHS, which does so much good in our area, will be hosting their annual Deck Party. The theme is Woodstock Remembered since this historical upstate event is turning 50 this year. The Deck Party is a… more