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SEFCU Delivers! Again.

SEFCU donates thousands of coats to area agencies like Unity House that provide direct service to people in need. Coats are among the most requested items when people come to Unity House in need or in crisis. While we may have coats on hand, it’s often a challenge to match up the right size with… more

Meeting the Needs of People in Crisis

A Note of Thanks The year 2021, like the year before it, had challenges for everyone. At Unity House, the people we serve often come to us in crisis. We work to address the crisis at hand and work toward stability. We strive to do this work while having respect for each other and honoring… more

Times Union Capital Region Gives

Vote for Unity House and help us win BIG! Look for the Albany Times Union, in print and online, for their special Capital Region Gives section. Now an annual tradition, this special section each November heralds a season of giving and profiles area non-profits. Helping neighbors in ways big and small, area non-profits make an… more

Children’s Holiday Program Needs Your Help!

Annual holiday program helps over 1,500 children across Unity House programs You can help! Give a cash donation or gift card: Help us buy toys for hundreds of local children in the community. While the intention is to match children directly with donor families and organizations, monetary donations are a crucial aspect of our program… more

Children’s Holiday Program Needs help fulfilling Wishes and Needs

Annual holiday program helps over 1,500 children across Unity House programs There are toys, games, balls, books, boots, blankets, and jammies. With the help of many generous elves, Unity House’s Children’s Holiday Program helps children in need have a magical holiday. There are several ways to get involved: buys gifts or host a toy drive… more

Free Playgroup for parents with infants in Troy

You & Me Playgroup fills a need A Child’s Place at Unity House is forming a You & Me Playgroup. Free for parents of infants (up to 6 months of age), the playgroup is a chance to meet other parents, ask questions of experts, and hang out with your baby, all in a relaxing environment…. 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

Community Block Party: a show of support for survivors

Kicking off Awareness Month with free block party that honors community collaboration October is Domestic Violence awareness month. Among other outreach events, the Unity House Domestic Violence Services program will host a Community Block Party. This free event will take place on Saturday, October 9th on Union Street in Troy, NY. Union Street is adjacent… more

It takes generations of heart to make pizza so delicious

Rocco DeFazio puts his heart in to everything he does Whether it’s the signature DeFazio’s pizza that is a Troy treasure, or the annual stickball tournament for kids at Joseph’s House, Rocco doesn’t do anything half way. So it was not too much of a surprise when Rocco reached out to Unity House with an… 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

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