Chi Phi Fundraiser

RPI Fraternity Gives Back Members of the Theta Chapter of the Chi Phi Fraternity on the RPI campus in Troy could not do many of their usual service projects due to the need for social distancing. The group moved to online support, as a way to give back and make a difference in their community…. more

Employee Spotlight

People who help make life better Totia Harris always knew she wanted to help people, she just wasn’t sure how that would take shape. It was as a student at Russel Sage that she first connected with Unity House and found where she could make an impact.   As part of her research for a… more

Employee Spotlight

People who help make life better Liz Dinardo is the Program Director at one of Unity House’s three community residences, in our Housing Support Services program. It’s a direct care role, where she interacts with people who use Unity House services, often referred to as consumers, as well as oversee staff who are available 24/7… more

Win a Custom Piece from Drue Sanders Custom Jewelers!

Enter our Raffle for your chance to win If you’ve lived in the Capital Region for more than 5 minutes, you know that Drue Sanders Custom Jewelers does the best work around. Their pieces are stunning in their beauty and expert in their craftsmanship. To celebrate our 50th Anniversary year, Drue Sanders has crafted a… more

Hoosick Falls Satellite Space Fills a Need

Improved outreach in rural areas Unity House is known for comprehensive services but what if you live in an area that is far from our staff? What if you can’t easily get to one of our locations in Troy? Thanks to Hoosick Falls Police Chief Robert Ashe, residents of Hoosick Falls and nearby communities now… more

CapCom Grant: Helps People Looking for Employment

EmploymentU will help restaurant workers and more With the help of Cap Com Federal Credit Union, Unity House is able to assist a niche of workers who were distinctly affected by the economic fall-out of the COVID-19 Pandemic: hospitality workers. Many restaurant workers were suddenly unemployed when shutdowns occurred. Finding a replacement source of income… more

April is Volunteer Appreciation Month

Volunteers are vital to our mission At Unity House, we have many reasons to appreciate volunteers. Is it because they share their time and talent in so many ways around Unity House? Is it because they help in ways both large and small, one-time and over and over again? Yes and yes. We especially appreciate… more

Taking a Stand Against Racism

Stand Against Racism is a signature campaign of the YWCA to build community among those who work for racial justice and to raise awareness about the negative impact of institutional and structural racism in our communities. The campaign is now nationwide and Unity House is proud to lend our voices to Stand Against Racism. Here… more

Spring Into Action!

Unity House Rides Against Racism and Walks to CROP Hunger Spring is a time to get outside and renew your commitment to social justice! You can join Unity House and friends at two great Spring events: Saturday, May 1st: The YWCA’s Ride Against Racism. At this event, you can join the Unity House team of… more

Congratulations Empire Whole Health Heroes!

Unity House’s Kristy Deegan named a Healthcare Hero by the Albany Business Review To anyone who knows Kristy Deegan, Food & Nutrition Manager at Unity House, it came as no surprise that she has been named an Empire Whole Health Healthcare Hero by the Albany Business Review. See it online here! The goal is to… more