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MVP Health Care Delivers Coats for Children

Winter Warmth for Families in Need MVP Health Care delivered dozens of new children’s coats in all sizes. The coats will go to families in need at Unity House’s Community Resources program for those needing help with life’s essentials, Unity House’s shelter for victims of domestic violence, and to families in need at A Child’s Place at… more

Hallam ICS Helps Unity House

Giving Tree Program Helps Others A local engineering firm based in Malta, Hallam ICS, donated to Unity House. The group decided to host a Giving Tree and donated to various Capital Region non-profits that help people with needs. Many thanks to all at Hallam for a lovely holiday gift. To make a donation of your… more

NOEP Coordinator Helps Food Insecure Households

SNAP benefits, commonly known as food stamps NOEP stands for Nutritional Outreach Education Program. The job of the Coordinator is to help people access needed benefits. The position is made possible through Hunger Solutions NY which offers free, confidential, one-on-one services that help hungry New Yorkers get nutrition assistance. NOEP Coordinators are based in community… more

Season of Smiles at Unity House

AmazonSmile Helps Non-Profits Unity House receives a portion of eligible purchases when shoppers start at AmazonSmile and designate Unity House of Troy, Inc. to receive donations from Amazon’s foundation dedicated to community support. This year, AmazonSmile has created a campaign to bring awareness to the many non-profits the foundation helps. Called #SeasonOfSmiles, the hashtag is… more

Help Unity House help others this holiday season

Making Life Better It’s not just a tagline, it is what we do every day to help people who are struggling and hurting. Please, consider a gift to Unity House this holiday season so we can continue to help feed the hungry, house those at risk of homelessness, help people living with the challenge of mental illness, support those… more


Support Unity House on #GivingTuesday, a day dedicated to giving back. You’ve heard of Black Friday, Shop Local Saturday, even Sofa Sunday, followed by Cyber Monday…. but Giving Tuesday is your chance to make a difference. Please, make a gift on Tuesday, November 28th to help support needed programs and services of Unity House. Thank You!

Bananas for Bok Choy

There’s this farmer, Karoline Hart in Ballston Lake, and she had a more than successful crop of bok choy. We’re talking bountiful bushels of beautiful bok, chock full of vitamins and nutrients. Then there is Amy Halloran, our Food Security Case Manager at Unity House. She thinks and writes about food a lot. Mostly about how… more

TJX Foundation Awards Grant to Help Children in Need

Local TJ Maxx Store Goes to Bat for Unity House You know TJX as the parent company for TJ Maxx stores. It can seem like a giant behemoth of a corporation, but staff in Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services program have seen the human side of this company through our local TJ Maxx store on… more

Hilton Garden Inn of Troy Cooks

Volunteers from Troy location prepare Thanksgiving Feast Chefs, staff and friends at the nearby Hilton Garden Inn on Hoosick Street in Troy will prepare a full Thanksgiving meal to be served in the Unity House dining room on November 22nd. This is not the first time the group has pitched in. In the past, they’ve… more

SEFCU Comes Through

Credit Union Supports Community Resources Unity House was among the recipients of a $10,000 donation from SEFCU. The donation was made in support of programs that help with life’s essentials such as food, housing, clothing, and jobs.  SEFCU also donated to Albany’s Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless. The support was made at the group’s annual… more