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New Vision Pioneers Answer the Call for Help

Local Group with Long History Continues to Give Back The New Vision Pioneers go way back. Originally called the Telephone Pioneers and started as a service group, they date as far back as, well, the telephone. (That’s 1911 if you aren’t up on your telecom history.) The group started as a way for those working… more

Domestic Violence Services Program Receives Funding

Grants from US Justice Department’s Office on Violence Against Women help Unity House offer services Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services program, which offers services and safe space to all victims of dating and domestic abuse, was awarded funding for comprehensive projects that will further the community collaboration the program already engages in, while expanding the… more

SEFA Appeal Open

Are you or someone you know a New York State Employee? Consider Unity House for your SEFA Support! 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… more

Look for us at Troy Chowderfest!

Annual event a chance for outreach The 12th Annual Troy Chowderfest on October 7th, Columbus Day weekend, will have great food and fun. If you go, look for a table staffed by the domestic violence services team from Unity House. Chances are, there will be lots of purple, which is the signature color to raise… more

Honoring Community Collaboration and Volunteerism

Better together Staff and friends from Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services program will be honoring some very special community partners for October’s Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. At the October 12th Survivor Art Show at the Chapel and Cultural Center on Burdett Avenue in Troy, the Coordinated Community Response Award will go to Kelly Miazga of… more

October is Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention Month

The Unity House Domestic Violence Services program offers safe space to all victims of dating and domestic abuse. For the month of October, staff and volunteers will be working with community stakeholders to Go Purple to raise awareness of the issue of Domestic Violence as well as to share resources for help and outreach. Here’s more of… more

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

Combined Federal Campaign

Are you a federal employee? Federal employees can help people in need by participating in the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) Each fall, federal employees are invited to donate to their charity of choice by participating in the CFC: the official workplace giving campaign of the Federal Government. The CFC, like the SEFA campaign at the… more

Basics for Babies Gets Boost from 100 Women Who Care

Capital Region Women Help Non-Profits Unity House’s Basics for Babies program, which helps parents in need with baby essentials,received donations totaling $16,100 from 100 Women Who Care. The group is made up of women, 161 at last count, who provide not-for-profit organizations with financial support through donations from each individual member of the group. Four… more

Come Gather, to sup and to talk

Upcoming Dates and Topics for Talk Soup Announced: Fall 2018 Join us for a light meal and deep conversation. Talk Soup is the free evening meal held monthly in Unity House’s communal dining room at 2431 6th Avenue in Troy. All are welcome and there is no cost or need to RSVP. Just show up!… more

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