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Kathryn Allen, immediate past Board Chair of Unity House and passionate volunteer, Passes Away Kathryn Allen, Unity House’s immediate past Board Chair and so much more, passed away after battling brain cancer. She leaves a legacy of caring that is unmatched. Kathryn first came to Unity House as a volunteer, primarily working with survivors of… more

Unity House Board Member Honored by Capital Region Chamber

Highlighting valuable engagement between businesses and nonprofits When you think of the Capital Region Chamber maybe you think of the terrific job they do of promoting the Capital Region as a great place to work, play, and raise a family, or start a business. They also do a fantastic job of raising awareness about the contribution… more

Unity House Volunteer Program: A Passport for Good

Mobile and Web platform developed locally helps non-profits Passport for Good is a mobile and web platform that chronicles student engagement outside of the classroom providing a verified non-academic transcript. Passport for Good captures community service, career, and participation in extracurricular activities, and aggregates data across individuals, groups, and events to increase engagement and demonstrate… 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

Changing Emergency Feeding Systems

Unity House’s Amy Halloran to be receive award Amy Halloran is the Food Security Manager at Unity House, which means she makes the food pantry and community meals as healthy and socially supportive as possible. At Unity House we see many people living with food insecurity so resources like a free daily meal where all… more

National Night Out: A Great Time!

Tuesday, August 6th, Was a Super Night First, a shout out of thanks to our friends at our local TJ Maxx in the Van Rensselaer Square Plaza for their very large donation of fun, summertime toys. There are too many toys to name, but suffice to say that we could not have had Troy’s best… more

Unity House Annual Report Now Posted 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 aviable online. You can download the report. If you would like to receive a paper copy in the mail, please let us know and we would be happy… more

Giving for Good

SEFCU employees thoughtful caring builds community SEFCU’s Giving for Good projects always impress us. This week they really impressed us when they got together to assemble over 50 bicycles to give to children and teens throughout the Capital District. They spent the afternoon putting together bicycles, which each came with a bike lock and a… more

Front Door News

Unity House’s Front Door Adopts Code of Conduct Unity House’s Front Door houses many programs and services at community resource center. For some, it’s easier to think of what isn’t on offer in the building than what is: the Domestic Violence Services program is located in downtown Troy at 504 Broadway, and A Child’s Place… more

You Can Be Insightful!

Add your voice to the mix CDPHP is partnering with Unity House to gain insight. For every person who joins CDPHP Insights, a donation of $1 goes to Unity House from CDPHP, for a total of up to $5,000. Check out more at the website.