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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.

School Supplies Remembered!

Rensselaer County Historical Society to collect needed school supplies at upcoming Back Deck Party On Tuesday, August 13th the RCHS, which does so much good in our area, will be hosting their annual Deck Party. The theme is Woodstock Remembered since this historical upstate event is turning 50 this year. The Deck Party is a… more

Burritos for All!

Summer Concert Series able to offer free dinner thanks to Unity House The Spirit of the Suffragette’s summer concert series, hosted by the Sanctuary for Independent Media in North Central Troy, shows a lot about what can happen when many come together as one. In this case, people get fed a free dinner. Unity House… 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.

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

Award Winning Author Matthew Desmond Coming to the Capital Region

Evicted: a book that tackles the issues around extreme poverty and economic exploitation Have you heard of Matthew Desmond’s award-winning book, Evicted? Matthew Desmond is a professor of sociology at Princeton University. He will be speaking about his book, ‘Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City’, at SUNYA’s Page Hall on November 14th. The… more

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