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Kayla Treanor: Champion on the field and off

In the world of women’s lacrosse Kayla Treanor is a leader: as a player on the field, as a coach on the sidelines. Kayla is also an advocate for people in need. This summer Kayla will play the sport she loves while being part of a team that champions the civic good. Kayla is playing… more

Family Funday a Success!

Many Thanks! The Sunday Family Funday, which served as a kick-off to our 50th anniversary year, was a great day! Despite soggy ground and a few rain showers, family fun was had by all. We were grateful to see so many familiar faces, from near and far; new friends and old. As many know, Unity… more

Unity House Annual Report 2020 Available 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 available online. You can download the 2020 report. Unity House 2020 Annual Report with list of donors Please note: as this documents our 50th anniversary, it is 16… more

Hillside Views

Neighbors Address Need Collectively In 2018 neighbors investing their time and resources spoke up at a 2018 community event advocating for equitable investment of public resources in their neighborhood, namely around housing and playgrounds. The neighborhood is Troy’s Hillside North, bordered by Ingalls Avenue on the north; 11th Street on the east; Hoosick Street on the… more

CEO Chris Burke Makes a Big Anouncement

Unity House CEO announces retirement plans Unity House’s CEO, Chris Burke, announced that he will retire from the role in mid-2022. Only the second Chief Executive Officer in the organization’s 50-year history, Chris has led the organization for more than 30 years. Unity House extends our best wishes to him! Dynamic Leadership “The name Chris… more

Help with Rental Arrears Arrives

ERAP stands for Emergency Rental Assistance Program ERAP is a program out of the NYS Office of Temporary Disability. You can find more details on their website. The goal, as described on their site, is to “provide significant economic relief to help low and moderate-income households at risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability by… 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

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

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