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SEFCU Hosts Carnival for Unity Sunshine Children and their Families

It was cold, but fun! SEFCU hosted the Fall Carnival for the children and families of the Unity Sunshine Program. The program, which has three locations- two in Troy and one in downtown Albany, serves children ages 6 weeks to 5 years of age. The Carnival featured pony rides, bounce houses, crafts & snacks, a… more

Carnival postponed due to rain

The carnival planned for Unity Sunshine kids has been postponed due to rain. Tentatively rescheduled for Friday October 2nd. Many thanks again to SEFCU for sponsoring our carnival for all the kids in our Unity Sunshine Program.   Were you signed up to volunteer and not sure if you can make the rescheduled date? Contact our… more

Working Together Kick Off!

Staff at Unity House’s Front Door is already busy with plans for Thanksgiving. Working Together again with neighboring nonprofits, CEO and Capital Roots and other neighborhood partners, plans are set to serve families in need at Thanksgiving. Qualifying families can receive a package of wholesome food and fresh produce from Capital Roots’ network of farmers as well as a gift… more

Go Unity House AIDS Walk Team 2015!

Unity House once again hosted a team for the Capital Region AIDS Walk. Held on Saturday, September 26 in Albany’s Washington Park, the community walk raised awareness of and funds for those living with HIV/AIDS. The team, made up of staff and friends of Unity House, was creative in their fundraising: they asked family, coworkers… more

Unity Sunshine Program supports Buddy Walk

The Buddy Walk is a community walk to support the educational programs, social services and health resources provided by the Down Syndrome Aim High Resource Center, a division of the Center for Disability Services. Unity House’s Unity Sunshine Program was a proud supporter of the Buddy Walk, forming a team of teachers, therapists and friends to… more

Restyle will be closed this Friday for Troy Night Out

DATE :  Friday, September 25, 2015 TIME(S): Closed LOCATION: Restyle 2431 6th Ave , located in Unity House – Troy N.Y. Unfortunately,  the Restyle store will be closed on this upcoming Friday For  Troy Night Out on September 25, 2015. The store will continue to run on a normal schedule Monday- Friday 10 am.- 4:30 pm.  Restyle  will be open next month for Troy Night Out.

Collar City Clay Guild and Empty Bowls 2015

The tenth annual Empty Bowls project is slated for Sunday, October 4 from noon to 3pm at the Italian Community Center in Troy, NY. Empty Bowls is an international project  to fight hunger, personalized by artists and art organizations on a community level. Local artists handcraft bowls that are then sold through tickets to the event…. more

Unity House invited to Christ Church Block Party

We’ll be there! Sunday, September 20th from 11:30 am – 2 pm at Christ Church for their awesome gathering.  Look for the Unity House table and our wonderful NOEP Coordinator. NOEP stands for Nutrition Outreach & Education Program. It’s brought to our community through our partnership with Hunger Solutions NY. One goal is to help people… more

Hannaford Supermarkets and Times Union Hope Fund Support Summer Camp

Unity House’s Travelling Summer camp program received a $10,000 donation from Hannaford Supermarkets.  The donation is part of a larger sum totaling $80,000 in donations that Hannaford made to eight Capital Region summer programs for at-risk youths as part of a $115,000 donation that targets youth development, child nutrition and student resources. The money will have a tangible… more