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Wynantskill Hannaford Helps through sale of their Resusable Shopping Bags

Unity House Chosen for Month of December The Wynantskill Hannaford has chosen Unity House as the charity for the month of December. This means for every Fight Hunger bag sold, Unity House will receive one dollar. The bags are part of the “Hannaford Helps” Reusable Bag Program. There are two versions of the bag: the beige bag is being phased out… more

Food for Thought

Quality = Dignity People living with food insecurity need access to quality, nutrient-dense food. That can be a challenge for food pantries and soup kitchens who rely on donations. As much as we try to make visiting a food pantry a ‘shopping’ experience where one can exercise choice, the supplies are limited. It’s not like shopping in the… more

You Bring the Wine, We’ll Bring the Conversation!

A Chance for Community Conversation Hate to paint or buy things you don’t really need, but you’d like to get together with friends to talk, learn and laugh? Consider hosting a “Care & Sip” gathering at your home or favorite tavern. We’ll bring the expertise on community concerns, mental health, addiction and recovery, domestic violence, children’s… more

SEFA Appeal Open

Are you or someone you know a New York State Employee? Consider Unity House for your SEFA Support! Each fall, state employees are invited to donate to their charity of choice by participating in New York State’s SEFA Campaign. SEFA stands for the State Employee Federated Appeal. The campaign offers state employees to elect a specific… more

Combined Federal Campaign

Are you a federal employee? Federal employees can help people in need by participating in the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) Each fall, federal employees are invited to donate to their charity of choice by participating in the CFC: the official workplace giving campaign of the Federal Government. The CFC, like the SEFA campaign at the… more

Basics for Babies Gets Boost from 100 Women Who Care

Capital Region Women Help Non-Profits Unity House’s Basics for Babies program, which helps parents in need with baby essentials,received donations totaling $16,100 from 100 Women Who Care. The group is made up of women, 161 at last count, who provide not-for-profit organizations with financial support through donations from each individual member of the group. Four… more

Come Gather, to sup and to talk

Upcoming Dates and Topics for Talk Soup Announced: Fall 2018 Join us for a light meal and deep conversation. Talk Soup is the free evening meal held monthly in Unity House’s communal dining room at 2431 6th Avenue in Troy. All are welcome and there is no cost or need to RSVP. Just show up!… more

Kids Cook Up Something Good

Dishing up delicious, nutritious fun Thanks to support from the Ronald McDonald House Charities, Unity House’s cooking class for kids is a success. Children are reading recipes, measuring out ingredients, and cooking food that’s not only good tasting but good for the body. At the end of the series, each child will go home with… more

Thank You!

Golfers, sponsors, golf committee, and volunteers create a memorable day! Golf for Good 2018, the co-hosted charitable golf tournament that benefits Unity House and Catholic Charities, wishes to thank all the amazing people who helped, especially our generous sponsors: Avila SEFCU BBL Construction Services C.T. Male Associates Hesnor Engineering Magna5 New York Press Services The… more

School Supplies Drop Off Opportunities

Ways to Get Involved Many thanks to those who have already contributed to the school supplies drives going on throughout the Capital Region. If you’d like to pitch in to help kids at Unity House, consider these upcoming opportunities: August 21: Rensselaer County Historical Society’s informal Back Deck Cocktail party is a fun night. Buy… more

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