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Rensselaer Honda to Help Out

How much food will fit in a Fit? We love the Honda Fit, like the one pictured here. Why are we so enthusiastic about a top-ranked hatchback? It’s because our friends at Rensselaer Honda are once again going the extra mile in recognition of November’s Hunger & Homelessness Awareness month. Through the month of November,… more

They are ‘The Good Stuff’!!

Old Brick Furniture Presenting Sponsor The I Love Unity House Gala is our signature celebratory event. We’re thrilled to be honoring Community Heroes like KeyBank, the Prout & Robison Families, and the Hon. Kathy Jimino on February 9, 2018 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Troy.  It will be a great night! Old Brick Furniture is… more

Active Parenting

Check out this event, free to all! Sponsored by: Lansingburgh School District and Rensselaer County Department of Mental Health Location:  Turnpike Elementary School; Room 123 To register, contact: Michelle McLaughlin by March 10th Phone: 233-6822 ext. 1034243 E-mail: Download the flyer here: Active Parenting the First Five Years Flyer-Lansingburgh

March Forth

Danielle Sanzone wanted to try something different for March’s Women’s History Month. For the month of March, Danielle Sanzone is committing to exercising daily and raising money for a different charity each day. That’s a total of 31 charities! It’s part of a personal project to recommit to blogging, daily exercise, and remain inspired by the good works… more

Art Supplies Needed

Peer Led Artist’s Group Seeking Supplies Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services program offers safe space for all victims of dating and domestic abuse. They offer myriad forms of support and services to help victims of domestic violence find refuge and self-sufficiency. Their peer-led arts group is looking for art supplies. If you have any of… more

I Love Unity House Gala a Great Evening

Cold and Snow Couldn’t Stop Celebration of Community Heroes The Ferris Ballroom at the Hilton Garden Inn of Troy was filled with warmth and love for the I Love Unity House Gala on February 10th. It was a chilly night (with some snow!) but that did not keep guests, sponsors, donors and honorees from getting… more

NY Women’s EXPO to benefit Unity House

Organizers of the NY Women’s EXPO have big hearts. They are collecting new and gently used household items to help victims of domestic violence. The proceeds from the drive, which is asking for all sorts of household items from sheet sets to dishware, will help those who are transitioning from shelter to stable housing. Funding… more

St. Michael the Archangel in Troy to Host Irish Night

Gettin’ Their Irish On! Once again, the fab folks at St. Michael the Archangel at 175 Williams Rd. in Troy are hosting a fabulous Irish Night to benefit local non-profits. The annual evening is a fun one with Irish song, dance, and traditions.  The song part features Mike Roche, Mike Donegan and Chris Gil. Additional… more

Unity House to Go Red for Women’s Heart Health

Unity House will be wearing red to raise awareness of women’s heart health. Each year 1 in 3 women will die of heart disease and stroke. But we can change that because 80% of cardiac events can be prevented with education and lifestyle changes. Join us by going RED on Friday, February 3rd.

Welcome, Neighbor!

Unity House’s Front Door at 2431 Sixth Avenue has a new neighbor. Conifer Park is a Schenectady-based treatment services group that has been serving the Capital Region since 1983. Originally started as a licensed inpatient treatment facility for alcoholism, Conifer Park today is one of the largest and most comprehensive treatment facilities for addiction in… more