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Buy a Reusable Shopping Bag, Help Unity House!

Through the month of APRIL, Unity House benefits for each bag purchased Hannaford 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 from the Bags for a Cause campaign will go to Unity House programs that address food… more

Reflections book to help ReStyle

Unity House Thrift Store benefits form sales and awareness Linda Styles Berkery’s book Reflections, a Wardrobe of Life Lessons, is not about clothes. The short book is a collection of 14 essays reflecting on personal experiences. The stories are told through the lens of particular pieces of clothing, weaving together memories and meaning into a… more

CAP COM Delivers

Addressing Food Insecurity Pantry by Pantry CAP COM and their members made a commitment to make food insecurity a priority. They kicked off a widespread initiative to collect needed items for pantries across the Capital District. This was not a “one-and-done” donation. Over weeks, CAP COM coordinated the distribution of non-perishable goods collected at branches… more

A Child’s Place at Unity House Adopts Pyramid Model

Creating  a safe and caring classroom and school children and families. With the belief that parents are a child’s first teacher with school as a supportive partner, staff at A Child’s Place can better help children learn and grow. The Pyramid Model focuses on valuing children and parents as partners. Teachers want children to learn… more

Nighthawks Unity Brunch a Success!

Brunch lauding Women of Troy a great time Friday, March 8th marked International Women’s Day. It seemed no better day for a Women of Troy Brunch at downtown eatery, Nighthawks. The restaurant, which features amazing farm-to-table cuisine, hosted the brunch with Unity House’s Domestic Violence Services Program, whose walk-in offices are right across the street… more

Troy Dance Factory to host Choreo Ball

Choreographing goodness is one way to look at what Nadine Medina of the Troy Dance Factory is doing. Nadine, owner of the fabulous dance and exercise studio located on River Street in downtown Troy, is hosting TDF’s annual Choreo Ball. Troy Dance Factory is an amazing place. They offer classes in all sorts of genres of dance in addition to the occasional… more

Chicks with Sticks Helps Unity House

Stitching with loving kindness The term ‘knitters’ does not do them justice. They are artists, really. When some of the “Chicks”, a knitters group based out of Glenmont, stopped by to drop off 4 shopping bags overflowing with 65 hand-knit items, we were blown away. These were not your average hats and mittens. The pieces… more

Still Dancing!

Troy Dance Factory to host 4th Annual Choreo Ball The Troy Dance Factory is a wonderful place. The classes, dance and fitness, are wonderful and it’s all to be had right in downtown Troy.  Each year they host a Choreo Ball, usually held in The Arts Center for the Capital Region. Also each year, the… more

Come to a Craft Bash!

Pay for your craft online, come to party, and get crafty for a cause! The Family and Friends of Liza Ellen Warner are hosting a craft bash fundraiser in support of Unity House’s domestic violence services program. Here’s how it works, guests on online to Fanny’s Farmhouse DIY Craft Parties, and register for the Family… more

UH Law Project

Unity House Law Project Earns Singular Recognition

Important program the only one nationwide honored with Roth Award Unity House’s Law Project started out to help victims of domestic violence with sometimes complex legal issues and recently earned important recognition and support. The nonprofit Mary Byron Project awarded the Unity House Law Project with a grant in the amount of $10,000.00 Unity House… more

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