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Domestic Violence Services Program Wins Prestigious Roth Award from The Mary Bryon Project

One of only three awards granted in U.S. Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services program, which offers comprehensive services to victims and survivors of dating and domestic abuse, will receive the Roth Award from The Mary Byron Project. The Roth Award from the Mary Byron Project was created specifically for programs that address the needs of underserved populations…. more

Will the Federal Shutdown Affect Unity House?

You may have seen news articles, like this one from Glamour, that talk about the impact the federal shutdown could have on programs that provide refuge and resources for victims of domestic violence. It’s true: programs that rely on federal funding at any level will experience issues should the shutdown, now entering it’s 4th week,… more

Help Unity House through your online shopping

AmazonSmile gives a percentage of eligible purchases to your charity of choice when you shop through AmazonSmile. Now through January 31st, when you purchase magazine subscriptions through AmazonSmile, they will donate 15% of the purchase price of new print magazine subscriptions to Unity House. All you need to do is log into your regular Amazon account… more

United Way Helps Bridge Gaps

It was one of those bitterly cold days where you could feel the extreme weather in your bones. A guest, we’ll call him Joe, had walked to Unity House like many of our guests do. Joe was greeted at the Front Desk of our community resource center at 2431 6th Avenue in Troy by Pauline… more

Join us for a Great Gala

Unity House will honor community heroes at the February 8, 2019 I Love Unity House Gala. Join us as we honor: Capital District Physicians Health Plan; A Trio of Kindness: Clara Hunt, Charlena Keels, & Louise Liberty; Congressman Paul D. Tonko and Assemblymember John McDonald III It will be a great night of dance, music,… more

How to Make a Gift of Stock

Gifts of Stock To make a gift of stock, please make note of the below information, which you can give to your broker to facilitate electronic delivery to Unity House. You can call us at (518) 274-2607, x 4133 to speak with Diane Cameron, or dCameron@unityhouseny.org to notify us of the transfer details so that we can… more

#GivingTuesday at Unity House

National Day of Giving puts focus on helping others You’ve no doubt heard of Giving Tuesday, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving that has become the antithesis of consumerism. Instead, the idea is to give of yourself to others. Folks have made charitable donations, helped raise awareness about causes near to them, volunteered, and organized clothing or… more

Times Union Capital Region Gives

Voting Now Open for TU’s Capital Region Gives Contest! You can help your favorite local charity (hint, hint) win on of ten $10,000 packages of TU advertising, totaling $100,000 in advertising from the Times Union. You can find more details on the TU’s Capital Region Gives Blog, including stories of the work of some amazing local organizations…. 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

Helping the Most Vulnerable Children in Need

TJ Maxx supports children’s programming at Unity House To mark the grand opening of their new TJ Maxx store at Van Rensselaer Plaza in North Greenbush, the TJX Companies held a grand opening celebration. There were balloons and cookies, fun giveaways, even a chance to win a $25 gift card if you were one of… more

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