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Stand Against Racism

Unity House Pledges to Stand Against Racism April 25th marks Stand Against Racism. Unity House will join other organizations to take the Stand Against Racism Pledge and work together to address hate, fear, and prejudice. Staff throughout Unity House will be invited to take the pledge to Stand Against Racism while also participating in an… more

Troy Dance Factory to host Choreo Ball

Choreographing goodness is one way to look at what Nadine Medina of the Troy Dance Factory is doing. Nadine, owner of the fabulous dance and exercise studio located on River Street in downtown Troy, is hosting TDF’s annual Choreo Ball. Troy Dance Factory is an amazing place. They offer classes in all sorts of genres of dance in addition to the occasional… more

Chicks with Sticks Helps Unity House

Stitching with loving kindness The term ‘knitters’ does not do them justice. They are artists, really. When some of the “Chicks”, a knitters group based out of Glenmont, stopped by to drop off 4 shopping bags overflowing with 65 hand-knit items, we were blown away. These were not your average hats and mittens. The pieces… more

What’s brown and black and cute all over?

COPPER! No, not the metal. Copper is a therapy dog. Having just gotten his certification from Therapy Dogs International, Copper made his first visit as a therapy dog to Unity House. We were honored to welcome this young grad of an esteemed program. Copper is a special breed of dog, an All American, which is… more

Thank You!

For the Eye-Popping Silent Auction! Many thanks to all who helped make this event in support of Unity House possible. If you frequent any of these local businesses, please thank them for their support of the silent auction at the gala. They help make the night a success! Action Window Cleaning AFE Albany Symphony Orchestra… more

I Love Unity House Gala a Great Time

Friends of Unity House had a great time at annual gala in support of Unity House programs and services Friday, February 8th was a great night for the annual I Love Unity House Gala at the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy, NY. Honoring community heroes, the event seeks to recognize and celebrate those in our… more

TJ Maxx Continues Support

Perhaps you’ve heard that Troy’s TJ Maxx moved to a new location. They moved from Vandenburgh Ave, across from HVCC, to a bit further south, to the new Van Rensselaer Square shopping plaza where the Shoprite is. (Conveniently, there is a Homegoods next door.) The new store is lovely and larger than the previous one…. more

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

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