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Unity House Year End Appeal

Consider a Year End Gift to Unity House Your support will help people in our community who are struggling and hurting. Our Community Resources Program helps thousands through access to our food pantry, dining room meals, employment coaching, clothing, and mental health services as well as referrals to services such as home heating help and… more

Buy a Reusable Shopping Bag, Help Unity House!

Through the month of January, Unity House benefits for each bag purchased The Hannaford located at 9 Lord Ave in Troy is helping to combat food insecurity in our community. For each Fight Hunger bag purchased, Unity House will receive a donation from Hannaford. Proceeds will go to Unity House programs that address food insecurity…. more

United Way of the Greater Capital Region makes Workplace Giving EASY!

Online portal even allows for directing support to agencies like Unity House Making a donation to the United Way helps in lots of ways. Donors can choose to make a one-time donation, or opt for payroll deduction, spreading their support throughout the year. You an also designate your dollars to support causes you care about… more

Fall/Winter Newsletter Published

Newsletter Available Online The Unity House Newsletter is now available online. You can view it by clicking Fall/Winter Newsletter 2023. 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.

Cat-A-Bration focuses on Support for Victims of Domestic Violence

Radio Station 100.9/107.1 The Cat gives back Albany Broadcasting’s Cat-a-Bration at O’Toole’s Restaurant in Colonie is their annual celebration. Now in its third year, it’s a chance to come together and celebrate the season, while raising awareness about Capital Region causes. This year, the organization highlighted by The Cat is Unity House. The focus is… more

THANK YOU!! Times Union Capital Region Gives Contest

Unity House among winners in TU’s contest for valuable advertising Users who logged in daily to vote for Unity House and other Capital Region non-profits helped Unity House land a winning prize package.  The TU chose 10 organizations as winners, as part of their annual Capital Region Gives contest. This year, because there was so… more

A Vision Brought to Life

Wonderful volunteers help out in so many ways Jack Conroy and his wife Kris have been long time supporters of Unity House. Jack has lent his expertise, serving on the Unity House board of directors, and the pair show up again and again. They are also pretty fun. Jack happens to be handy. He’s created… more

Employee Spotlight

People Who Make Life Better Andrea Foster While sitting with Andrea Foster of our Community Resources program, we were interrupted three times: one person needed access to the food pantry, a family needed to sign up for our Children’s Holiday Program, and a man who is currently homeless needed a decent pair of pants for… more

Children’s Holiday Program: December Update!

Details on our program below.  If you are already signed up, please note: Toy drop off location is 547 River Street in Troy, NY 12180 M-F, 9-4:30 (not Menands, like in 2022) Questions? Please reach out to your initial contact or call us at (518) 274-2607 x4133 On behalf of the many people we’ll serve… more

The Deuteronomy Fund at Unity House

Helping individuals and families with one-time, small grants The Deuteronomy fund was set up in 1999 by Mary Jane Smith and John Henry Lyons, social activists who wanted a way to help people with emergencies, large or small. The fund often helps with exceptional problems for which no other source of funding is available. The… more