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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

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 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

World Autism Day

Creating Awareness and Working for Greater Inclusivity Unity House has long worked with children and families with children on the spectrum.  A Child’s Place at Unity House has experts on staff who offer an array of services, both educational and occupational and physical, that benefit children of all abilities. April 2nd marks World Autism Awareness… more

Find us on Venmo

An Easy Way to Transfer Funds, including your charitable donation Unity House can now be found on Venmo, a mobile payment system. To make a donation to Unity House, you must have the Venmo app, which you can find in the App Store. A Charity, Not a Business or a Person Look for Unity House,… more

Diapers Needed

A Child’s Place at Unity House Serves the Littlest Learners Unity House’s children’s programs and services go back to our founding in 1971. Parents needed childcare and help with children in need of services, like speech therapy and more.  Today, A Child’s Place operates out of multiple sites, offering an array of services to families… more

Author Tracy Kidder Coming to the Capital Region

Rough Sleepers: a term for those who are homeless and often sleep outdoors Have you heard of Tracy Kidder’s book? Author Tracy Kidder will be visiting the Capital Region and will be interviewed by WAMC’s Joe Donahue at Page Hall, as part of an event with the NYS Writer’s Institute at SUNYA.  The interview will… more

Painting with Purpose

Troy Youth make Public Art Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services Team are inviting youth ages 10-17 years to join staff in designing and painting new community benches. The benches are to be public seating in the green spaces adjacent to the Kathryn Allen Center for Domestic Violence Services, located at 6 102nd Street in Lansingburgh.  The… more

International Women’s Day Panel

6th Annual Event at Unity House Join us for our annual event to mark International Women’s Day on Mary 8th. Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services Team will be hosting an online panel to discuss and celebrate all women. To register for this free event, please reach out Ali List at or visit here. Unity… more