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Unity House Volunteer Program: A Passport for Good

Mobile and Web platform developed locally helps non-profits Passport for Good is a mobile and web platform that chronicles student engagement outside of the classroom providing a verified non-academic transcript. Passport for Good captures community service, career, and participation in extracurricular activities, and aggregates data across individuals, groups, and events to increase engagement and demonstrate… 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

Unity House Board Member Honored by Capital Region Chamber

Highlighting valuable engagement between businesses and nonprofits When you think of the Capital Region Chamber maybe you think of the terrific job they do of promoting the Capital Region as a great place to work, play, and raise a family, or start a business. They also do a fantastic job of raising awareness about the contribution… more

TJ Maxx Helps Children

The most wonderful time of the year: when kids go back to school For parents, this time of year can be both good and bad: children are going back to school where they’ll learn, have structure, and access to breakfast and lunch. But what if you already struggle to meet the needs of your family?… more

Are you an Amazon Shopper?

You can help! We love shopping local, but sometimes only the world wide web will do. When that’s the case and you find yourself on Amazon, consider two ways you can help: Start with AmazonSmile. It’s the Amazon foundation that gives a portion of eligible purchases to charities. Unity House has signed up to receive donations… more

Community Block Party Shows Support of Survivors

Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services Program to kick off Awareness Month with free block party October is Domestic Violence awareness month. Among other outreach events, the Unity House Domestic Violence Services program will host a Community Block Party. This free event will take place from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm on Saturday, October 5th on Union… more

Changing Emergency Feeding Systems

Unity House’s Amy Halloran to be receive award Amy Halloran is the Food Security Manager at Unity House, which means she makes the food pantry and community meals as healthy and socially supportive as possible. At Unity House we see many people living with food insecurity so resources like a free daily meal where all… more

Meet Denise Roe

New Program Director of Community Resources has long history of helping Denise Roe has been working in human services since 2001, mostly in positions of direct care. What is direct care? It’s when you have direct contact with the consumers who are the recipients of the help Unity House provides. In Denise’s case, she focused… more

National Night Out: A Great Time!

Tuesday, August 6th, Was a Super Night First, a shout out of thanks to our friends at our local TJ Maxx in the Van Rensselaer Square Plaza for their very large donation of fun, summertime toys. There are too many toys to name, but suffice to say that we could not have had Troy’s best… more

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