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Times Union Capital Region Gives

Coming Soon! Capital Region Gives Contest Look for the Albany Times Union, in print and online, for their special Capital Region Gives section. Now an annual tradition, this special section each November heralds a season of giving and profiles area non-profits. Helping neighbors in ways big and small, area non-profits make an impact economically and… more

Thanksgiving: Working Together to address food insecurity

For families facing food insecurity, Fall can be a stressful time. For this reason, access to a food pantry and community meals can be a lifeline to individuals and families facing food insecurity- when consistent access to adequate food is limited by a lack of money and other resources. Unity House is proud to partner with… more

Children’s Holiday Program means fulfilling wishes and needs

Annual holiday program helps over 1,500 children across Unity House programs There are toys, games, balls, books, boots, blankets, and jammies. With the help of many generous elves, Unity House’s Children’s Holiday Program helps children in need have a magical holiday. There are several ways to get involved: buys gifts or host a toy drive… more

Prepping for PrEP Week

Pre-exposure prophylaxis helps prevent HIV As per the Centers for Disease control, pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP) is when people at very high risk for HIV take daily medicine to prevent HIV. PrEP can stop HIV from taking hold and spreading throughout your body. When taken daily, PrEP is highly effective for preventing HIV from sex… more

Bombas Giving Program Donates Socks to Unity House

Q: What is the #1 most requested item in shelters? Bombas Giving Program was founded after finding out that the answer to the above question is “socks.” Bombas is based in helping the homeless community of the United States, their goal being to bring awareness to the issue of the lack of clothing in national… 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

Children’s Holiday Program

Save the Date to kick-off the most wonderful time of the year! Did you know the Children’s Holiday Gift program helps fulfill the needs and wishes of over 1,500 children across Unity House programs? Such an endeavor means starting early! Join us for our official kick-off at Unity House’s Front Door on Friday, November 11th. … more

Farewell

Kathryn Allen, immediate past Board Chair of Unity House and passionate volunteer, Passes Away Kathryn Allen, Unity House’s immediate past Board Chair and so much more, passed away after battling brain cancer. She leaves a legacy of caring that is unmatched. Kathryn first came to Unity House as a volunteer, primarily working with survivors of… more

Save the Date for a Very Special Luncheon!

Join us for the I Love Unity House Celebration Luncheon When: Friday, February 14, 2020 Luncheon: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm Where: Hilton Garden Inn, Troy location We’ll be celebrating community heroes who go above and beyond: Stewart’s/Dake Family RPI/Dr. Shirley Jackson Susan Shipherd Contact Mandy at (518) 274-2607 x4139  for more details.

Honoree Spotlight

October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month provides opportunities to highlight important partners For some victims of domestic violence, finding safety can mean the difference between life and death. That’s why a visible show of support from the community is important: it shows victims of domestic violence that they are not alone and that help is available…. more

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