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Fall Newsletter Published

Newsletter Available Online The Unity House Fall Newsletter is now available online. You can view it here: Unity House’s Fall 2019 Newsletter If you would like a hard copy of the newsletter mailed to you, please don’t hesitate to give us a call at (518) 274-2633 x4133.

Welcome to the Morning of Kindness!

Morning of Kindness Volunteers are the Best This annual tradition on December 24th is an opportunity to give back while providing needed support to area non-profits It started out as a way to keep children who are excited about the Christmas holiday engaged and productive on a day full of anticipation. Local mom Kelly Mateja… more

#GivingTuesday at Unity House

National Day of Giving puts focus on helping others You’ve no doubt heard of #GivingTuesday, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving that has become the antithesis of consumerism. The idea is to give of yourself to others. Folks have made charitable donations, helped raise awareness about causes near to them, volunteered, and organized clothing or food drives… more

Children’s Holiday Program Needs Your Help!

Annual holiday program helps over 1,500 children across Unity House programs Help put the sparkle in the holidays by helping out in one of three ways: Give a cash donation or gift card: Help us buy toys for hundreds of local children in the community. While the intention is to match children directly with donor… more

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

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