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Unity on the Move: in the community

Meeting people where they are is often the first step to helping to make a difference Unity on the Move is a mobile food pantry, a van filled with food and other necessities, with staff who can assist people. The van is a way to connect with those who need services, but can’t always get… more

Buy a Bouquet, Help Unity House!

Through the month of June, Unity House benefits from each bouquet purchased The Hannaford located at 9 Lord Avenue in Brunswick is helping families. For each Bloomin’ 4 Good bouquet purchased, Unity House will receive a donation from Hannaford. Proceeds will go to the Unity House Basics for Babies pantry. Many thanks to our local… more

Fore!

Calling All Golfers! Join us for a great day on a fantastic course at Schuyler Meadows for our annual tournament on Monday, May 6, 2024.  Register HERE. Proceeds from Golf fore Unity House go to support valuable programs and services for people in need. Sponsorship opportunities and questions? Contact Moira at (518) 274-2607 x4135 or… more

Employee Spotlight

People Who Make Life Better Andrea Foster While sitting with Andrea Foster of our Community Resources program, we were interrupted three times: one person needed access to the food pantry, a family needed to sign up for our Children’s Holiday Program, and a man who is currently homeless needed a decent pair of pants for… more

Consider Unity House for your SEFA donation

Are you or someone you know a New York State Employee? The SEFA Appeal is now open! 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 amount… more

Combined Federal Campaign

Are you a federal employee? Federal employees and retirees 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… more

Feeding the Masses

Thank you, Hilton Garden Inn Troy, and BBL Hospitality! What a beautiful day for a cookout! We are so grateful for your continued support and commitment to making life better in our community. With your help we served over 200 people today. Your generosity brings out the best in our community.

Board of Director Profile

Passionate Volunteer Kate Koval has been volunteering with Unity House for 20 years. It was the late Kathryn Allen, also a steadfast supporter, who introduced Kate to the idea of service. Kate started out volunteering on a Unity House event committee. As she learned about the work of human services, she got more involved; eventually… more

Spring Means Basics for Babies

Our Basics for Babies program helps hundreds of struggling families to provide for their infants and young children. With support from generous donors, Unity House provides countless amounts of clothing, bottles, blankets and other basic infant supplies to parents in need. We have a rotating stock of supplies such as diapers, formula and baby food,… more

Employee Spotlight

People who help make life better In her 22 years at Unity House, Karen McKenzie didn’t always work on the front line at our community resource center. She started out in Supportive Housing & Case Management Services, becoming an assistant director of our community residence program. Karen worked in mental health, then homelessness prevention, and… more

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