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Are you an Amazon Shopper?

You can help! We love shopping local, but sometimes only the world wide web will do. When that’s the case and you find yourself on Amazon, consider two ways you can help: Start with AmazonSmile. It’s the Amazon foundation that gives a portion of eligible purchases to charities. Unity House has signed up to receive donations… more

Tim Pascucci: Director of Procurement

Making a Place Feel Like Home It was an interaction with a small boy that made Tim Pascucci, Unity House’s Director of Procurement, appreciate the challenges and rewards of feeding children: Tim was serving dinner, one of three meals prepared each day at Sojourner Place, Unity House’s shelter for victims of domestic violence. He noticed… more

Unity House appoints David L. Bach as Chief Executive Officer of Unity House

New Leadership Last year, when Chris Burke announced his plans to retire, the all-volunteer board of directors at Unity House swung into action and started an extensive search for a new Chief Executive Officer. On Thursday, the board announced our new leader, David L. Bach. About our new CEO David served as Associate Commissioner of… more

Summertime FUN!

Focus is on Pre-Schoolers at sites and School Age children at Community Resource Center Summer Fun Bags for school age children School age children need options. That is why our summer fun bags were a hit with parents and kids alike. Each bag, usually a cinch sak, contains fun and educational materials for kids. They… more

June is Pride Month at Unity House

Unity House proudly recognizes Pride month, which commemorates the Stonewall Uprising of 1969, the tipping point of the Gay Liberation Movement. You can find local Pride events through the Capital Pride Center’s website, organizers of the June 11th Pride Parade in Albany. Look for the Unity House group of marchers and find our table at… more

We Need to Talk about our Mental Health

For May’s Mental Health Awareness Month, Unity House staffer Samantha Shipherd shares about meeting bicyclists on a mission. “I got your six” Often heard in the military, “I got your six” is a way of saying “I’ve got your back.” It comes from the days of air combat. Before there were sensors to show where… more

Thank you for a great day of Golf fore Unity House!

Thank You Monday, May 9th was a gorgeous day to play golf on the stellar course at Schuyler Meadows. Thanks to our sponsors, golfers, and volunteers, our tournament was a success, raising needed funds for valuable Unity House programs. Special thanks to our sponsors: BBL Construction Services Tri City Rentals/Massry Realty Partners Pioneer NYS Correctional… more

Spring/Summer Newsletter Published

Newsletter Available Online The Unity House Newsletter is now available online. You can view it here: Unity House Spring 2022 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.

Board of Director Profile

Unity House’s committed Board of Directors are not just the ultimate volunteers, they are a deep bench of expertise. Michael DiAcetis loves spending time with his family, eating barbecue, watching basketball, and daily walk with his pups. He works at National Grid, where he seems to wear many hats, all about people and connections. We… more

Employee Spotlight

People who make life better Darkel Gerard knows Unity House. He’s been involved with Unity House one way or another for almost 20 years. A native of Brooklyn, Darkel now calls Lansingburgh home. He describes Unity House as a great place. “I love the people I work with.” Hi colleagues would say the same about… more

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