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January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Unity House is proud to help raise awareness of human trafficking, an issue that largely remains hidden despite heightened awareness around sexual harassment and sexual assault. Tackling the issue starts with acknowledging the problem that is human trafficking. Helpful information can be found at National Sexual Violence Resource Center. Below is helpful information taken from their site,… more

Save the Date for a Very Special Luncheon!

Join us for the I Love Unity House Celebration Luncheon When: Friday, February 14, 2020 Luncheon: 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Where: Hilton Garden Inn, Troy location We’ll be celebrating community heroes who go above and beyond: Stewart’s/Dake Family RPI/Dr. Shirley Jackson Susan Shipherd Contact Mandy at (518) 274-2607 x4139  for more details. Sponsorship Opportunities:… more

Like a Hallmark Movie

What would you do if Mrs. Claus called? You know the plot of every Hallmark Channel movie:  busy city lady finds herself back in her (adorable) hometown despite her best laid plans. With the help of a local lumberjack/bookstore owner/newspaper reporter, she falls in love with hometown and sees her town, and him, with fresh… more

Bake Sale Superstar Strikes Again!

Consistent caring that is delicious We call her Bake Sale Superstar. For 7 years now she’s held a bake sale at The Sweater Venture in East Greenbush. Really, the kindness and the consistency is enough to give you hope for the future. Each year she plans, bakes and staffs a bake sale to benefit Unity House…. more

Rensselaer Honda Helps Combat Food Insecurity

How much food can you tuck in a truck? Not just a rhetorical question, the folks at Rensselaer Honda tucked a TON of food into a Honda truck and delivered it just in time to Unity House.  Their November food drive is a big help to the Unity House food pantry, which serves hundreds of families… more

Fall Newsletter Published

Newsletter Available Online The Unity House Fall Newsletter is now available online. You can view it here: Unity House’s Fall 2019 Newsletter 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.

Welcome to the Morning of Kindness!

Morning of Kindness Volunteers are the Best This annual tradition on December 24th is an opportunity to give back while providing needed support to area non-profits It started out as a way to keep children who are excited about the Christmas holiday engaged and productive on a day full of anticipation. Local mom Kelly Mateja… more

#GivingTuesday at Unity House

National Day of Giving puts focus on helping others You’ve no doubt heard of #GivingTuesday, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving that has become the antithesis of consumerism. The idea is to give of yourself to others. Folks have made charitable donations, helped raise awareness about causes near to them, volunteered, and organized clothing or food drives… more

Children’s Holiday Program Needs Your Help!

Annual holiday program helps over 1,500 children across Unity House programs Help put the sparkle in the holidays by helping out in one of three ways: 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… more

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