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Giving Back at Unity House and Beyond

Congratulations to Kate Koval Kate Koval is a steadfast volunteer at Unity House. She’s chaired the Board of Directors, worked on many committees, and has rolled up her sleeves to tackle all sorts of jobs. And that’s just at Unity House!  So it was no surprise to learn Kate is among those chosen as Jefferson… more

Expanding Access for Food Insecure Households

The Unity House food pantry announces new, online ordering system for food pantry Guests who visit Unity House’s Community Resources program are often in need of groceries. Food insecurity, when a person or a family does not have access to sufficient food, or food of an adequate quality to meet their basic needs, is an… 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

Gearing up for Pride

Uplifting Voices Unity House proudly recognizes Pride month, which commemorates the Stonewall Uprising of June 1969, the tipping point of the Gay Liberation Movement. You can find local Pride events here and here and below are some of the events where you may see Unity House: IOOV BiPOC Pride Capital Pride Parade and Festival Downtown… more

Unity House to observe National Crime Victims Rights Week

Last week in April is about Survivors Since 1981, National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) has brought awareness to achieving justice for all victims of crime. It’s a time to celebrate the accomplishments of the victims’ rights movement, memorialize crime victims, and honor survivors. NCRW was started by the Dept. of Justice’s Office of Victim… more

April is Volunteer Appreciation Month

Vital to Our Mission We consider volunteers vital to our success and are grateful for all they do. Much of what we do would not be possible without the help of so many people in so many different ways. Volunteers are important partners, and we are grateful. An Inspiration to Many Volunteers are an inspiration…. more

Buy a Reusable Shopping Bag, Help Unity House!

Through the month of April, Unity House benefits for each bag purchased The Hannaford located at 9 126th St in Lansingburgh is helping to combat food insecurity in our community. For each Hannaford Helps bag purchased, Unity House will receive a donation from Hannaford. Proceeds will go to Unity House programs that address food insecurity…. more

Find us on Venmo

An Easy Way to Transfer Funds, including your charitable donation Unity House can now be found on Venmo, a mobile payment system. To make a donation to Unity House, you must have the Venmo app, which you can find in the App Store. A Charity, Not a Business or a Person Look for Unity House,… more

Author Tracy Kidder Coming to the Capital Region

Rough Sleepers: a term for those who are homeless and often sleep outdoors Have you heard of Tracy Kidder’s book? Author Tracy Kidder will be visiting the Capital Region and will be interviewed by WAMC’s Joe Donahue at Page Hall, as part of an event with the NYS Writer’s Institute at SUNYA.  The interview will… more

Unity House on the run

Running (and Walking!) in the CDPHP Workforce Team Challenge Unity House has formed a staff team to participate in the annual competitive race known as the Workforce Team Challenge. Sponsored and hosted by CDPHP in downtown Albany, the race is a chance to come together, get outdoors, and run a fun course. Proceeds from the… more