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Times Union Capital Region Gives

Voting Now Open for TU’s Capital Region Gives Contest! You can help your favorite local charity (hint, hint) win on of ten $10,000 packages of TU advertising, totaling $100,000 in advertising from the Times Union. You can find more details on the TU’s Capital Region Gives Blog, including stories of the work of some amazing local organizations…. more

Working Together to address food insecurity

For families facing food insecurity, Fall can be a stressful time. For this reason, access to a food pantry and community meals can be a lifeline to individuals and families facing food insecurity- when consistent access to adequate food is limited by a lack of money and other resources. Unity House is proud to partner with… more

Helping the Most Vulnerable Children in Need

TJ Maxx supports children’s programming at Unity House To mark the grand opening of their new TJ Maxx store at Van Rensselaer Plaza in North Greenbush, the TJX Companies held a grand opening celebration. There were balloons and cookies, fun giveaways, even a chance to win a $25 gift card if you were one of… more

We’re looking FORE! volunteers

Golf for Good needs volunteers When: Monday, August 20th at Schuyler Meadows in Loudonville What: lots of fun tasks with a fabulous group of people for great causes How: Download the Volunteer Form indicating your availability Volunteer Form for Golf for Good Result: Good feelings all around Thanks for considering this great volunteer opportunity!

Getting Ready for a Big Day

Mary Jane Day at Unity House Honors a Legacy of Service Tuesday, May 15th will be Mary Jane Day at Unity House. The day will be an opportunity to volunteer, connect, and reminisce about a founder of Unity House who meant a lot to many. Plans for Mary Jane Day at Unity House include an… more

Mary Jane Day at Unity House: Tuesday, May 15th

Ways to get involved 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 in… more

Best. Volunteers. Ever

Thursday, April 12th was a beautiful day for the Unity House Volunteer Recognition Celebration. Unity House is blessed to have the best volunteer crew. They rock sleepy babies, rake leaves, cook and serve HUGE meals, stock library shelves, conduct food drives, and take on myriad other tasks throughout Unity House and across programs. We consider… more

Bake Sale Superstar

Consistent caring that is delicious We call her Bake Sale Superstar. She’s a local middle schooler who will give you hope for the future. For years now she has been baking goods for a bake sale she holds each December at the Sweater Venture in East Greenbush. (You know, the place that looks like a… more

Rensselaer Honda to Help Out

How much food will fit in a Fit? We love the Honda Fit, like the one pictured here. Why are we so enthusiastic about a top-ranked hatchback? It’s because our friends at Rensselaer Honda are once again going the extra mile in recognition of November’s Hunger & Homelessness Awareness month. Through the month of November,… more

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