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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

Unity House Annual Report Now Posted Online

The annual report, including a list of those who support Unity House as well as the financials of the organization and snapshots of some programs is now aviable online. You can download the report. If you would like to receive a paper copy in the mail, please let us know and we would be happy… more

Always. Be. Advocating.

Raising awareness about the people we serve and the issues they face is part of our mission. Advocating is especially important when it comes to housing, which brings to mind the Bring It Home Campaign, a coalition urging New York State to adequately fund community-based housing programs for individuals with psychiatric disabilities. Full recovery and… more

Stewart’s/Dake Family Support Parents and Children

We already love them for their ice cream… Stewart’s Shops and the Dake Family have always been generous supporters of local causes across the Capital Region. Maybe in the store you’ve dropped your change in the jar during their Holiday Match each Fall. They match every penny and the result is millions of dollars donated… more

Giving for Good

SEFCU employees thoughtful caring builds community SEFCU’s Giving for Good projects always impress us. This week they really impressed us when they got together to assemble over 50 bicycles to give to children and teens throughout the Capital District. They spent the afternoon putting together bicycles, which each came with a bike lock and a… more

Tim Pascucci: Food Nutrition Manager

Making a Place Feel Like Home It was an interaction with a small boy that made Tim Pascucci, Unity House’s Food & Nutrition Manager, appreciate the challenges and rewards of feeding children: Tim was serving dinner, one of three meals prepared each day at Sojourner Place, Unity House’s shelter for victims of domestic violence. He… more

Front Door News

Unity House’s Front Door Adopts Code of Conduct Unity House’s Front Door houses many programs and services at community resource center. For some, it’s easier to think of what isn’t on offer in the building than what is: the Domestic Violence Services program is located in downtown Troy at 504 Broadway, and A Child’s Place… more

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