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Win a Custom Piece from Drue Sanders Custom Jewelers!

Enter our Raffle for your chance to win If you’ve lived in the Capital Region for more than 5 minutes, you know that Drue Sanders Custom Jewelers does the best work around. Their pieces are stunning in their beauty and expert in their craftsmanship. To celebrate our 50th Anniversary year, Drue Sanders has crafted a… more

Summertime FUN!

Focus is on Pre-Schoolers at sites and School Age children at Community Resource Center Summer Fun Bags for school age children School age children need options. That is why our summer fun bags were a hit with parents and kids alike. Each bag, usually a cinch sak, contains fun and educational materials for kids. They… more

We Need to Talk about our Mental Health

For May’s Mental Health Awareness Month, Unity House staffer Samantha Shipherd shares about meeting bicyclists on a mission. “I got your six” Often heard in the military, “I got your six” is a way of saying “I’ve got your back.” It comes from the days of air combat. Before there were sensors to show where… more

May 19th Crafting Event Helps People Find Safety

Local Group Hosts Fundraiser to help victims of Domestic Violence Satisfy your crafting itch and create a unique piece of art for you or a loved one. In the process, you’ll support the Friends and Family of Liza Ellen Warner Association, Inc. which helps victims of domestic violence, like those served at Unity House. The… more

Thank you for a great day of Golf fore Unity House!

Thank You Monday, May 9th was a gorgeous day to play golf on the stellar course at Schuyler Meadows. Thanks to our sponsors, golfers, and volunteers, our tournament was a success, raising needed funds for valuable Unity House programs. Special thanks to our sponsors: BBL Construction Services Tri City Rentals/Massry Realty Partners Pioneer NYS Correctional… more

Spring/Summer Newsletter Published

Newsletter Available Online The Unity House Newsletter is now available online. You can view it here: Unity House Spring 2022 Newsletter RSVP! You can confirm attendance and purchase your ticket to the Fond Farewell Breakfast event for retiring CEO Chris Burke on June 30th at the Hilton Garden Inn, Troy, by contacting Mandy Brown at… more

Paint & Sip to benefit Mental Health Programming

Mark your calendars! May 26th at Troy’s River Street Market Christina Norris, of the eponymous design studio, is not only a talented artist, but a generous person. Christina offers Paint & Sip events, gatherings of artists- both actual and aspiring- where folks can paint while enjoying a beverage. It’s creativity in a relaxed atmosphere of… more

Board of Director Profile

Unity House’s committed Board of Directors are not just the ultimate volunteers, they are a deep bench of expertise. Michael DiAcetis loves spending time with his family, eating barbecue, watching basketball, and daily walk with his pups. He works at National Grid, where he seems to wear many hats, all about people and connections. We… more

Employee Spotlight

People who make life better Darkel Gerard knows Unity House. He’s been involved with Unity House one way or another for almost 20 years. A native of Brooklyn, Darkel now calls Lansingburgh home. He describes Unity House as a great place. “I love the people I work with.” Hi colleagues would say the same about… more

Troy Dance Factory Brings Back Choreo Ball!

Troy Dance Factory to host Choreo Ball The Troy Dance Factory is a wonderful place. The classes, dance and fitness, are wonderful and it’s all to be had right in downtown Troy.  Each year they host a Choreo Ball, usually held in The Arts Center for the Capital Region. Also each year, the group thinks… more

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