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SEFCU Delivers! Again.

SEFCU donates thousands of coats to area agencies like Unity House that provide direct service to people in need. Coats are among the most requested items when people come to Unity House in need or in crisis. While we may have coats on hand, it’s often a challenge to match up the right size with… more

Check out the “Bridging the Divide” on WMHT

Documentary focuses on impact of the Collar City Bridge A dividing line joke: What did Zero say to Eight? Nice belt. It’s a visual joke, one that calls to mind the Hudson River Crossing known as The Collar City Bridge. Less like a collar and more like a belt, the bridge at the base of… more

Meeting the Needs of People in Crisis

A Note of Thanks The year 2021, like the year before it, had challenges for everyone. At Unity House, the people we serve often come to us in crisis. We work to address the crisis at hand and work toward stability. We strive to do this work while having respect for each other and honoring… more

Employee Spotlight

People Who Make Life Better Mandy Brown In the photo, Mandy Brown is the brunette in the back, barely visible behind the mountain of toys this trio of donors purchased for kids they ‘adopted’ for the holiday season. It’s all part of our Children’s Holiday Program, which serves approximately 1,500 children across Unity House programs…. more

Times Union Capital Region Gives

Vote for Unity House and help us win BIG! Look for the Albany Times Union, in print and online, for their special Capital Region Gives section. Now an annual tradition, this special section each November heralds a season of giving and profiles area non-profits. Helping neighbors in ways big and small, area non-profits make an… more

Fall/Winter Newsletter Published

Newsletter Available Online The Unity House Newsletter is now available online. You can view it here: Unity House Newsletter Fall 2021 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.

Children’s Holiday Program Needs Your Help!

Annual holiday program helps over 1,500 children across Unity House programs You can help! Give a cash donation or gift card: Help us buy toys for hundreds of local children in the community. While the intention is to match children directly with donor families and organizations, monetary donations are a crucial aspect of our program… more

Children’s Holiday Program Needs help fulfilling Wishes and Needs

Annual holiday program helps over 1,500 children across Unity House programs There are toys, games, balls, books, boots, blankets, and jammies. With the help of many generous elves, Unity House’s Children’s Holiday Program helps children in need have a magical holiday. There are several ways to get involved: buys gifts or host a toy drive… more

Free Playgroup for parents with infants in Troy

You & Me Playgroup fills a need A Child’s Place at Unity House is forming a You & Me Playgroup. Free for parents of infants (up to 6 months of age), the playgroup is a chance to meet other parents, ask questions of experts, and hang out with your baby, all in a relaxing environment…. more

Combined Federal Campaign

Are you a federal employee? Federal employees and retirees 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… more

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