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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.

Quilted With Love

Unity House was thrilled to receive a large donation of quilts from the Shenendehowa Quilt Project. The quilts will go to Sojourner Place, Unity House’s shelter for victims of domestic violence. The shelter is often in need of blankets, quilts, twin-size sheet sets, towels and toiletries so a donation of handmade quilts is very much appreciated. There is… more

Save the Date for Fall Bowling Fun

Join Unity House for a great day of family fun for good causes Bowling Fun at Unity House Sunday, October 21st, 2019 Spare Time Bowling in Latham 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Contact Mandy at (518) 274-2607 x4139 to sign up. Price per player is $25, which entitles you to 2 games of bowling with… more

Thank you for a Great Day!

Golf FORE Unity House a Success It looked like rain…. at times the forecast was dubious…. it’s allergy season…. but none of those possibilities made an impact on our day. It was a SUPER beautiful day at Schuyler Meadows on June 10th for Unity House’s annual golf event. The rain held off until the golfers… more

Save the Date for a Very Special Luncheon!

Join us for the I Love Unity House Celebration Luncheon! When: Friday, February 14, 2020 Luncheon: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm Where: Hilton Garden Inn, Troy location We’ll be celebrating community heroes who go above and beyond: RPI and Shirley Jackson Stewart’s and the Dake Family Susan Shipherd Contact Mandy at (518) 274-2607 x4139  for… more

Serving the dear neighbor, with a little help

Sisters of Saint Joseph Help Serve up Goodness If you stopped in at Unity House’s Front Door on Wednesday, May 15th, you would have noticed that it was Mary Jane Day at Unity House. On what would have been her 91st birthday, we honored the legacy of one of our founders, Mary Jane Smith. Mary… more

Sanctuary for Independent Media Talks About Mary Jane Smith Day

WOOC-FM Highlights Local Happenings The Sanctuary for Independent Media, located just a few blocks north of Unity House on 6th Avenue in Troy has a mighty stake in local media. They are known for airing voices and providing forums for stories you won’t find elsewhere. That’s why Unity House was honored when were invited to… more

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

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

Join us for Knowledge @ Noon!

Have you thought about starting a business? Own a business you are looking to grow? If you answered yes, you should definitely mark your calendar for Wednesday, April 24th for the Knowledge at Noon event. Lunch will be served at noon at Unity House with the information session starting at 1pm. While the event is… more

Unity House Staff at AIDS Walk & Wellness Festival

Community event to increase awareness about HIV/AIDS and support for people living with and affected by the disease. Look for the Unity House staff’s smiling faces at the AIDS Walk & Wellness Festival on Saturday, April 13th in downtown Albany’s historic Washington Park. Hosted by the Damien Center in Albany, the walk serves to raise… more