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An Evening of Unity

Join us for a Cocktail Party with Purpose We are looking forward to a special evening on Thursday, October 24th at Loft 433, atop Troy’s historic Hedley Building. Please join us for what is sure to be a very special evening as we honor a Community Hero and bestow our special Founders’ Award. To join… more

Honoring Juneteenth

Juneteenth Marks the Abolishment of Slavery in the US Juneteenth is the oldest celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. The June 19th holiday may seem new to some, but it’s long been celebrated in parts of the US and internationally. History of Juneteenth President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation abolished slavery in… more

Charity support through RMDs to QCDs

Alphabet Soup Retirement plans, like IRA for individual retirement account, can sound like alphabet soup. There are a lot of acronyms. If a person is at an age where they must take a Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) from a retirement account, like an IRA, one option to consider is making a qualified charitable distribution (QCD)…. more

Giving Back at Unity House and Beyond

Congratulations to Kate Koval Kate Koval is a steadfast volunteer at Unity House. She’s chaired the Board of Directors, worked on many committees, and has rolled up her sleeves to tackle all sorts of jobs. And that’s just at Unity House!  So it was no surprise to learn Kate is among those chosen as Jefferson… more

Expanding Access for Food Insecure Households

The Unity House food pantry announces new, online ordering system for food pantry Guests who visit Unity House’s Community Resources program are often in need of groceries. Food insecurity, when a person or a family does not have access to sufficient food, or food of an adequate quality to meet their basic needs, is an… more

Send a Child to Camp This Summer

Summertime means fun. Can you help a child enjoy a classic summer camp experience? It’s called the Unity House Traveling Summer Camp in part because the fun never stops, and because they travel to each day’s activities. The camp, open to children ages 5-12 years of age, provides awesome summer time fun such as swimming,… more

Gearing up for Pride

Uplifting Voices Unity House proudly recognizes Pride month, which commemorates the Stonewall Uprising of June 1969, the tipping point of the Gay Liberation Movement. You can find local Pride events here and here and below are some of the events where you may see Unity House: IOOV BiPOC Pride Capital Pride Parade and Festival Downtown… more

Unity House to observe National Crime Victims Rights Week

Last week in April is about Survivors Since 1981, National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) has brought awareness to achieving justice for all victims of crime. It’s a time to celebrate the accomplishments of the victims’ rights movement, memorialize crime victims, and honor survivors. NCRW was started by the Dept. of Justice’s Office of Victim… more

Unity on the Move: in the community

Meeting people where they are is often the first step to helping to make a difference Unity on the Move is a mobile food pantry, a van filled with food and other necessities, with staff who can assist people. The van is a way to connect with those who need services, but can’t always get… more

April is Volunteer Appreciation Month

Vital to Our Mission We consider volunteers vital to our success and are grateful for all they do. Much of what we do would not be possible without the help of so many people in so many different ways. Volunteers are important partners, and we are grateful. An Inspiration to Many Volunteers are an inspiration…. more