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Santa Visits!

Many thanks to the Troy Record for stopping by to chronicle such cuteness. Thanks to Santa, also, for taking time out of his busy schedule to come visit the children and give each of them a book. 


SEFCU volunteers are Greatest of All Time (GOAT) Many hands help make for a great day at A Child’s Place at Unity House What do goats, chickens, unicorns, and sno-cones have in common? They were among the great offerings at the SEFCU Children’s Carnival for children and families at A Child’s Place at Unity House. It… more

Recovery Sports Bar and Grill Helps Kids

Children at the Unity House program, A Child’s Place, which works with little ones aged 6 weeks to 5 years of age, will benefit from a Dine to Donate event at the Recovery Room in Troy. When guests arrive at the restaurant to eat (either dine-in or take-out), and mention they are there for Dine… more

A Child’s Place Help Make Wishes Come True

Wish Walk gets help from a great team The Northeastern NY chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation had a very special group involved in their Walk for Wishes: staff and friends from A Child’s Place at Unity House. Participation in the walk as part of Team Patrick is just one example of the community service that… more

Neighbors Make a Difference

KeyBank Helps Children The Albany location of A Child’s Place at Unity House received some much needed TLC. Weeds were weeded, plants planted, and mulch moved by a group of volunteers from KeyBank. They were a super help and after their hours of work the playground an surrounding spaces looked fabulous. A Child’s Place at Unity… more

Send a Child to Camp This Summer

Summertime means fun. Can you help a child enjoy a classic summer camp experience? It’s called the Unity House Traveling Summer Camp in part because the fun never stops, and because they travel to each day’s activities. The camp, open to children ages 5-12 years of age, provides awesome summer time fun such as swimming,… 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

A Very Special Visitor

‘Twas almost the night before Christmas… Children and parents at A Child’s Place delighted by visit from Santa Claus. Read more – and see great photos by Lauren Halligan- in The Record.  

Santa Visits A Child’s Place

A magical day at A Child’s Place at Unity House! Children ages 6 weeks to 5 years of age enjoyed a visit from Jolly Old St. Nick as he stopped by each classroom to wish good tidings and deliver books. Each child received a smile and a copy of the classic book, The Snowy Day by… more

Climb Higher!

Children at Unity House’s A Child’s Place Enjoy New Indoor Rock Climbing Wall Did you know that physical and occupational therapy for young children can sometimes be uncomfortable? That’s where the Adaptive Rock Wall is a great new feature in the Motor Room at A Child’s Place in Troy. Working on motor skills is key… more