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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

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

Thank you

What a year! It’s been hard on everyone, but we couldn’t be prouder of the amazing workforce of Unity House, which adapted just about everything to make service delivery safe for staff, guests, and volunteers in a time of COVID-19. As an essential service, Unity House never closed to our consumers because of COVID-19: people… more

Troy/Rensselaer CROP Hunger Walk: it’s on for 2021

Unity House again forms a team – you can join us! The Troy Area United Ministries (TAUM) is once again hosting our area’s CROP Hunger Walk, an event that raises awareness of and support for programs that address food insecurity around the world. This year, the event is likely to be more of a DIY… more

Mary Jane Day at Unity House: Friday, May 14th

Honoring a Legacy of Caring The late Mary Jane Smith was one of three founders of Unity House. Back in 1971, Mary Jane, Regis Obijiski and Peter Callagahan founded the organization in response to the needs of people living in poverty. Even after she retired from Unity House Mary Jane continued to support the organization… more

Are you an Amazon Shopper?

You can help! We love shopping local, but sometimes only the world wide web will do. When that’s the case and you find yourself on Amazon, consider two ways you can help: Start with AmazonSmile. It’s the Amazon foundation that gives a portion of eligible purchases to charities. Unity House has signed up to receive donations… more

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