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Lambda Chi Alpha to conduct Food Drive

RPI Fraternity Lambda Chi Alpha will once again conduct a food drive to benefit the Unity House food pantry. The group is distributing hundreds of flyers to residents in the surrounding community encouraging them to help by leaving non-perishable pantry goods on their doorsteps. The group will pick up the items on Saturday, October 24th and… more

Proud Partnership with United Way

Working together we can create the change we want to see for our local community! We recognize that we are part of a bigger community. As such, Unity House is proud to partner with the United Way. The United Way is an umbrella of services and programs that addresses the needs of people Unity House serves and… more

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

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

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

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

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