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Bear Hugs Bring Brotherly Love

Sojourner Place, Unity House’s residence for victims of domestic violence, is the grateful recipient of the work of Bridging People and Place’s Bear Hugs Program.  The organization is a local, non-profit whose mission is to connect those wanting to volunteer their time to programs designed to bring comfort to others. They believe that service should… more

Unity Sunshine Program featured in Parent Pages

The Capital District Parent Pages published an essay written by Erin Maloney about her young son’s challenges in dealing with speech apraxia, a condition where words don’t come easily.  In her family’s case, Erin recognized early that her toddler son was not on track developmentally for speech. After testing, her child was diagnosed with speech… more

Troy Seniors Welcome Unity Sunshine!

The Troy Area Senior Services Center in downtown Troy invited the children form nearby Unity Sunshine Program to join them for their annual senior luncheon.  The event is an opportunity for seniors to bring in their grandchildren or nieces and nephews, enjoy lunch and see a magic show performed by magician Doug Bartels.  The event… more

Unity House publishes 2013 Annual Report

Unity House published its annual report summarizing its activities for the past year. The non-profit human services agency serving Rensselaer county and the surrounding communities helped more than 4,000 households with emergency services, the essentials of housing, food, jobs and education and guidance towards a life of empowered choices. For a copy of the organization’s… more