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Sanctuary for Independent Media Talks About Mary Jane Smith Day

WOOC-FM Highlights Local Happenings The Sanctuary for Independent Media, located just a few blocks north of Unity House on 6th Avenue in Troy has a mighty stake in local media. They are known for airing voices and providing forums for stories you won’t find elsewhere. That’s why Unity House was honored when were invited to… more

Mary Jane Day at Unity House: Wednesday, May 15th

Honoring a Legacy of Caring The late Mary Jane Smith was one of three founders of Unity House. Back in 1971, Mary Jane, Regis Obijiski and Peter Callagahan founded the organization in response to the needs of people living in poverty. Even after she retired from Unity House Mary Jane continued to support the organization… more

Unity House team to participate in CROP Walk in Troy

May 5th marks the annual CROP Walk, organized by TAUM. Once again, Unity House has formed a team to walk in this event. Unity House is grateful to TAUM, the Troy Area United Ministries, for organizing the Troy/Rensselaer CROP Walk and we look forward to walking on Sunday, May 5th. You can make a donation… more

Join us for Knowledge @ Noon!

Have you thought about starting a business? Own a business you are looking to grow? If you answered yes, you should definitely mark your calendar for Wednesday, April 24th for the Knowledge at Noon event. Lunch will be served at noon at Unity House with the information session starting at 1pm. While the event is… more

Unity House Staff at AIDS Walk & Wellness Festival

Community event to increase awareness about HIV/AIDS and support for people living with and affected by the disease. Look for the Unity House staff’s smiling faces at the AIDS Walk & Wellness Festival on Saturday, April 13th in downtown Albany’s historic Washington Park. Hosted by the Damien Center in Albany, the walk serves to raise… more

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

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