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Mother’s Day is May 13th

Shop at AmazonSmile and Help Unity House When you shop at AmazonSmile and select Unity House as your charity of choice, a portion of each eligible purchase goes to Unity House. Passive income helps create a steady stream of support so we can work to feed the hungry, clothe and house the homeless, shelter victims… more

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall Congratulates Ambassadors

Unique Unity House program welcomes and assists some of the 50,000 visitors each season The Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in downtown Troy is known for its near perfect acoustics. It’s a gem of building that has been restored and hosts many events throughout the season featuring world-class talent. The hall has many fans and… more

Children Make Quilts Sewn with Love

Shenendehowa Quilt Project Delivers Warmth and Kindness in a beautiful package Unity House was thrilled to be among the non-profit organizations that received a large donation of quilts from the Shenendehowa Quilt Project. The quilts will go to Sojourner Place, Unity House’s shelter for victims of domestic violence. The shelter is often in need of blankets, quilts, twin-size sheet sets, towels… more

Come to Talk Soup!

Come talk soup. Come sup and talk. Come together. Talk Soup is a simple evening meal of soup followed by conversation around food security. The schedule for the Spring series of this free event is as follows: March 14: with Natasha Pernicka from The Food Pantries of the Capital District. Ms. Pernicka will discuss the many… more

Bonners Bring It

Siena College Program Offers Valuable Community Engagement It’s one thing to learn about social justice and community action, it’s quite another to do work that speaks to these issues and more. In the case of Siena College’s Center for Academic Community Engagement, students have an opportunity to both learn and do. Students who participate in the ACE program enhance… more

Sacred Heart Students Pitch In

Children learn about Food Insecurity Children from Troy’s Sacred Heart School in Troy visited Unity House and learned about issues facing people living in poverty. Ms. Beeler’s class of second graders were a great bunch. The children had been learning about charity and the needs of people living in poverty. The class had collected over 10… more

Welcome Dave Warren to Community Resources

Unity House’s Front Line Program Welcomes New Service Director Dave Warren, formerly Service Director for Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services Program, is now Service Director of Unity House’s Community Resources Program. The program is often the first point of contact for people who come to Unity House seeking assistance as it deals with life’s essentials…. more

Honoring Community Heroes

Unity House to honor Kathleen Jimino, KeyBank, and the Prout/Robison Families Unity House will celebrate three honorees —KeyBank, former Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen Jimino and the Prout/Robison families — for their commitment to community service and to making the Capital Region a better place to live. The honorees have all been long-time supporters of the… more

Strong Nonprofits

Strong Nonprofits works for a better New York – for everyone A statewide coalition of more than 350 nonprofit human services providers, Unity House among them, are calling for increased State investment in the sector’s workforce and infrastructure. Working under contract with the State, human services agencies provide crucial services to uplift New Yorkers in… more

MVP Helps the Hungry

Programs addressing food insecurity need support MVP donated funds to Unity House food programs.  Funds will be used to help stock the shelves of the Unity House food pantry and to purchase food for the Unity House community meal, which serves as many as 200 people lunch in one sitting. Many thanks to MVP for… more

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