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Morning of Kindness a Gift to Unity House

Kindness starts with you That’s what the Morning of Kindness is about: You, doing something kind. Ideally with your family, and maybe on the morning of Christmas Eve. The all volunteer group made it easy to spread some kindness on the morning of December 23rd. Participants checked out the Morning of Kindness website or Facebook page and… more

Merrill Lynch

Latham Office Hosts Food Drive for Families in Need Merrill Lynch in Latham held a collection drive in the month of December for the Unity House food pantry. The group collected personal care items, non-perishable food items, and new socks and underwear. All of the items are for the Unity House Community Resources program, often the… more

A Very Special Visitor

‘Twas almost the night before Christmas… Children and parents at A Child’s Place delighted by visit from Santa Claus. Read more – and see great photos by Lauren Halligan- in The Record.  

Santa Visits A Child’s Place

A magical day at A Child’s Place at Unity House! Children ages 6 weeks to 5 years of age enjoyed a visit from Jolly Old St. Nick as he stopped by each classroom to wish good tidings and deliver books. Each child received a smile and a copy of the classic book, The Snowy Day by… more

MVP Health Care Delivers Coats for Children

Winter Warmth for Families in Need MVP Health Care delivered dozens of new children’s coats in all sizes. The coats will go to families in need at Unity House’s Community Resources program for those needing help with life’s essentials, Unity House’s shelter for victims of domestic violence, and to families in need at A Child’s Place at… more

Hallam ICS Helps Unity House

Giving Tree Program Helps Others A local engineering firm based in Malta, Hallam ICS, donated to Unity House. The group decided to host a Giving Tree and donated to various Capital Region non-profits that help people with needs. Many thanks to all at Hallam for a lovely holiday gift. To make a donation of your… more

Bake Sale Superstar

Consistent Baker Brings Joy She’s in 8th grade now. Getting taller, which made us reflect back to when she first came in, five years ago. In 2013 an 8 year old child had a bake sale and wanted to donate the proceeds to charity. She was a delight to meet. We gave her an age-appropriate tour of Unity… more

Fall Newsletter Published

Newsletter Available Online The Unity House Spring Newsletter is now available online. You can view it here: Unity House Fall 2017 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.

Bake Sale Superstar

Consistent caring that is delicious We call her Bake Sale Superstar. She’s a local middle schooler who will give you hope for the future. For years now she has been baking goods for a bake sale she holds each December at the Sweater Venture in East Greenbush. (You know, the place that looks like a… more

NOEP Coordinator Helps Food Insecure Households

SNAP benefits, commonly known as food stamps NOEP stands for Nutritional Outreach Education Program. The job of the Coordinator is to help people access needed benefits. The position is made possible through Hunger Solutions NY which offers free, confidential, one-on-one services that help hungry New Yorkers get nutrition assistance. NOEP Coordinators are based in community… more