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Talk Soup to Welcome Exciting Guest Speakers

Soul Fire Farm Visits Unity House for Dinner Conversation Series After a summer hiatus, Unity House’s Talk Soup, a program that brings together people and ideas, is back in action! Talk Soup organizer and Food Security Case Manager Amy Halloran of Unity House is starting the Fall 2018 season off with a bang by inviting… more

September Time-Out for Clothing Donations

Please, hold off on dropping off clothing donations for the month of September Our store, ReStyle, needs to time to process the amazing donations we’ve received. As we changeover the store to Fall merchandise, we ask that you hold-off on clothing donations until October 1st. We cannot accept donations in the month of September while… more

Kids Cook Up Something Good

Dishing up delicious, nutritious fun Thanks to support from the Ronald McDonald House Charities, Unity House’s cooking class for kids is a success. Children are reading recipes, measuring out ingredients, and cooking food that’s not only good tasting but good for the body. At the end of the series, each child will go home with… more

Thank You!

Golfers, sponsors, golf committee, and volunteers create a memorable day! Golf for Good 2018, the co-hosted charitable golf tournament that benefits Unity House and Catholic Charities, wishes to thank all the amazing people who helped, especially our generous sponsors: Avila SEFCU BBL Construction Services C.T. Male Associates Hesnor Engineering Magna5 New York Press Services The… more

School Supplies Drop Off Opportunities

Ways to Get Involved Many thanks to those who have already contributed to the school supplies drives going on throughout the Capital Region. If you’d like to pitch in to help kids at Unity House, consider these upcoming opportunities: August 21: Rensselaer County Historical Society’s informal Back Deck Cocktail party is a fun night. Buy… more

School Supplies Needed Across Unity House Programs

New Sneakers, Pencils, Notebooks Needed September is a time of renewal. A fresh start to a new school year. Many children, even those who may say they don’t like school, look forward to that first day back at school. School and the people there provide familiarity and routine. School also provides meals: the free or… more

Helping the Most Vulnerable Children in Need

TJ Maxx supports children’s programming at Unity House To mark the grand opening of their new TJ Maxx store at Van Rensselaer Plaza in North Greenbush, the TJX Companies held a grand opening celebration. There were balloons and cookies, fun giveaways, even a chance to win a $25 gift card if you were one of… more

Free Family Cooking Class

Classes for Children and their Parents Help Tackle Food Insecurity With generous support from the Ronald McDonald House Charities, Unity House can offer free cooking classes. Everyone knows that fresh fruit and vegetables are valuable items: nutrient-dense foods that are good for you. But what if there isn’t room in your food budget for vegetables?… more

Got Goods?

Please, check out our updated donation guidelines for clothing and household items ReStyle, the Unity House store, is a great place. It’s filled with shoes, clothes, accessories, linens and other sundries that households need. The prices of the merchandise, most of it gently-used, are fabulous. For those who have an emergency need for an item… more

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