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Help Unity House by shopping at Ten Thousand Villages in Stuyvesant Plaza

On Sunday, September 27th Ten Thousand Villages in Albany’s Stuyvesant Plaza will host a shopping day to benefit Unity House. Ten Thousand Villages will donate 10% of net proceeds to benefit the programs and services of Unity House. Stop by from noon to 5pm to say hello at the Unity House table, have some coffee… more

Volunteer Information Sessions

The Unity House Volunteer Desk hosts a Volunteer Information Session for new and prospective volunteers.  This one hour session, usually held monthly, consists of a presentation to learn more about Unity House, a tour of Unity House’s Front Door, and a chance to learn about and ask questions about the variety of volunteer opportunities around… more

Unity House to participate in Capital Region AIDS Walk

The 19th annual Capital Region AIDS Walk is set for September 26th in Albany’s Washington Park. The walk, which benefits Capital Region AIDS service organizations and programs, is made up of teams from around the capital district.  The Unity House team is made up of staff and friends from Unit House’s HIV/AIDS services program. For… more

The Buddy Walk- of course Unity Sunshine is involved!

Staff and friends from the Unity Sunshine Program for children have formed a team for the The Buddy Walk, a community walk in Schenectady’s’ Central Park to raise awareness and funds in support of Down Syndrome on Sunday, Septeber 27th. This event, hosted by The Down Syndrome Aim High Resource Center (a division of The… more

Living with HIV/AIDS- then and now

Interesting piece from NPR on HIV/AIDS, being diagnosed early and being diagnosed today.  You can listen to or read this NPR piece at this link: Though Not a Death Sentence…   Unity House’s Supported Housing Program has services for people living with HIV/AIDS. The program provides intensive, family-centered case management services to HIV infected and… more

Muslim Soup Kitchen Project and Zakat Foundation Donate Freezer to Bethany

Unity House’s Bethany Community Meals received a welcome donation:  a new freezer to store halal meat. The term Halal is food that is permissible under Islamic law. Since Halal meat cannot be stored with non-Halal meat, the donation of a freezer for storage of Halal meat is a generous gift. While all the donated meat meets these strict Islamic… more

ReStyle Store Open during Troy Night Out!

ReStyle, Unity House’s store located at 2431 Sixth Avenue, will be open for upcoming Troy Night Out on Friday, July 31. ReStyle offers gently used name brand clothing at fantastic prices. Special evening hours on the 31st will accommodate shoppers out for Troy Night Festivities. Questions or looking to help out that night?  Call us at… more

There’s still time to help send a child to camp!

You can help send a low-income child to camp this summer! Campers are gearing up for great fun with Unity House’s free Traveling Summer Day Camp.  We need your support to make this program available year after year.  You can help by going to the “How to Help” section of our website and making a… more

Soul Fire Farm donates organic vegetables to Unity House food programs

Soul Fire Farm in nearby Grafton donated boxes of fresh produce for use in Bethany Community Meals.  The organic, locally grown produce will be a treat in the Bethany dining room, which sometimes sees as many as 200 guests in the dining room. For more information on Soul Fire Farm, including their ‘Raise the Roof’… more