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Cat-A-Bration focuses on Support for Victims of Domestic Violence

Radio Station 100.9/107.1 The Cat gives back Albany Broadcasting’s Cat-a-Bration at O’Toole’s Restaurant in Colonie is their annual celebration. Now in its third year, it’s a chance to come together and celebrate the season, while raising awareness about Capital Region causes. This year, the organization highlighted by The Cat is Unity House. The focus is… more

THANK YOU!! Times Union Capital Region Gives Contest

Unity House among winners in TU’s contest for valuable advertising Users who logged in daily to vote for Unity House and other Capital Region non-profits helped Unity House land a winning prize package.  The TU chose 10 organizations as winners, as part of their annual Capital Region Gives contest. This year, because there was so… more

A Vision Brought to Life

Wonderful volunteers help out in so many ways Jack Conroy and his wife Kris have been long time supporters of Unity House. Jack has lent his expertise, serving on the Unity House board of directors, and the pair show up again and again. They are also pretty fun. Jack happens to be handy. He’s created… more

Children’s Holiday Program: December Update!

Details on our program below.  If you are already signed up, please note: Toy drop off location is 547 River Street in Troy, NY 12180 M-F, 9-4:30 (not Menands, like in 2022) Questions? Please reach out to your initial contact or call us at (518) 274-2607 x4133 On behalf of the many people we’ll serve… more

The Deuteronomy Fund at Unity House

Helping individuals and families with one-time, small grants The Deuteronomy fund was set up in 1999 by Mary Jane Smith and John Henry Lyons, social activists who wanted a way to help people with emergencies, large or small. The fund often helps with exceptional problems for which no other source of funding is available. The… more

Working Together to address food insecurity

For families facing food insecurity, Fall can be a stressful time. 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 neighboring non-profits… more

Meet our Honorees

Recognizing the impact of exceptional individuals and community partners who help make life better. Our signature fundraising event will be An Evening of Unity, A Cocktail Party with Purpose. This year we are thrilled to recognize The Leadership Institute and Regis Obijiski, a founder of Unity House. About our Honorees Community Hero: The Leadership Institute… more

Project Safe Point: Street Outreach and Public Health

Collaboration on Harm Reduction Through a collaboration between Unity House and Catholic Charities, the Project Safe Point van can be found at Unity House on Tuesday afternoons, from 2-4pm. Project Safe Point is a mobile van offering various services and support for active drug users. The van, an unmarked vehicle offering discreet services, will be… more

The Helping Time of Year

Easy Ways to Help Make Life Better Collect non-perishable food for the Unity House food and Basics for Babies Pantries. Needed items include: Protein like canned tuna/meat, peanut butter, and canned or dried beans. Grains like rice or pasta, boxed cereal or oatmeal, pasta sauce and cooking oils. Also, toiletries, including diapers in larger sizes…. more

Unity House Annual Report 2022 Available Online

The annual report, also called an Impact Report shows the financials of the organization and snapshots of some programs. The report is now available online. You can view the 2022 report below or download it here. [pdf-embedder url=”” title=”Impact Report for Web” download=”on”] We are happy to drop a paper copy in the mail to… more