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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

Recovery Sports Bar and Grill Helps Kids

Children at the Unity House program, A Child’s Place, which works with little ones aged 6 weeks to 5 years of age, will benefit from a Dine to Donate event at the Recovery Room in Troy. When guests arrive at the restaurant to eat (either dine-in or take-out), and mention they are there for Dine… more

Unity House 2017 Annual Report Published

Unity House is pleased to publish its Annual Report. The reports lists the financials of the non-profit, some program highlights for fiscal year 2017 as well as a comprehensive list of all donors to Unity House. Annual Report for Unity House 2017 Many thanks to the extensive list of donors who supported Unity House Annual… more

Nighthawks Helps Non-Profits

New Restaurant in Troy Starts out by Giving Back Nighthawks, a new restaurant in downtown Troy, had their grand opening recently and marked the occasion in a unique way: they had plenty of amazing food, a gorgeous space at 461 Broadway with a full bar, and open hearts. The owners invited guests to nosh free… more

A Child’s Place Help Make Wishes Come True

Wish Walk gets help from a great team The Northeastern NY chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation had a very special group involved in their Walk for Wishes: staff and friends from A Child’s Place at Unity House. Participation in the walk as part of Team Patrick is just one example of the community service that… more

CapCom Cares Foundation Gives Back

Partnering with Unity House to help children Santa in July? Why yes, it’s the brilliant idea of CapCom to get people thinking about the needs of children at holiday time. The holidays are months away, but Unity House’s Children’s Holiday Program needs to get an early start to help the over 1,500 children who benefit… more

Reminder on Updated Hours

Unity House is open one Saturday a month: July 28th Saturday access means people who can’t come during weekday business hours, can still get access to needed services. Unity House has also adjusted Thursday’s hours to improve access: guests can visit Community Resources, the program that helps with life’s essentials, from 1pm to 7pm on… more

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PROS Makes a Difference

Unity House program puts the personal in recovery from mental illness The PROS program, short for Personalized Recovery Oriented Services, engages and assists individuals in managing their mental illness. Trained staff help individuals restore and develop skills and supports to live in the community. Staff include licensed professionals in the disciplines of social work, mental health counseling, and… more

Summer Sees Spike in Hunger

Food Insecurity in the Summer During the school year, many children count on the free breakfast and lunch that is often available. Thanks to community-wide eligibility, many schools offer free lunch to all students. There is no application to qualify. As such, food is available for those who need it. But when happens when school… more

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