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#GivingTuesday

You’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but what’s #GivingTuesday? It’s the antidote to all that consumerism. Giving Tuesday is a chance to give back, to get involved. To reflect on all that we are grateful for and consider how we might help those less fortunate. At Unity House, in the past we’ve reached… more

WAMC’s Listener Essay Focuses on Food Insecurity

Do you ever catch on the radio the “Listener Essay” featured on WAMC? This week’s essay was written and read on the radio by Kathryn Allen. A local writer and long-time friend to Unity House, Ms. Allen discusses the needs of food pantries. You can listen to this short piece on the WAMC website, or… more

Unity Sunshine Program staff and friends at Winter Walk

Staff and friends from Unity House’s Unity Sunshine Program will be walking with Joseph’s House & Shelter at their annual Winter Walk. The Walk is a family-friendly affair meant to raise awareness of the issue of homelessness. It’s held on a cold day to serve as a reminder of some of the struggles people who are… more

Radio Station 99.5 The River does it again!

It’s that time of year again! When our favorite local radio station, 99.5 The River, hosts a toy drive for local charities, Unity House among them. Leading up to the holiday season the station promotes the needs of children and families who are struggling at the holidays and hosts a Toy Drive Drop. This year’s drop… more

Collar City Sweets to host BIG Raffle

Check out the Chocolate Santa! We had to see him for ourselves. Collar City Sweets, a new shop in downtown Troy, is raffling off the yummiest thing yet: a giant chocolate Santa Claus. He’s three feet tall, weighs 25 pounds and is entirely edible. Well, except the glasses. Don’t try to eat Santa’s eyeglasses. The Collar… more

Capital Rep theater to host show to benefit Unity House!

Have you seen a show at the Rep? Of course you have! Then you’ll LOVE the news that they are dedicating one of their December days to benefit Unity House. A Christmas Story, The Musical is the hilarious musical stage adaption of the beloved Christmas classic. The two shows on Saturday, December 18th- a 3pm… more

Author Talk in Community Meals Dining Room

Unity House’s kitchen was busy Wednesday morning, with the smell of pancakes in the air.  For a special treat, bacon and eggs were on offer too! The occasion was a celebration of the release of our cook Amy Halloran’s new book, ‘The New Bread Basket’.  The book is subtitled, ‘How the new crop of grain… more

Adorable Halloween Celebrations at Unity Sunshine

The Unity Sunshine Program had a great day for Halloween, including an outdoor sidewalk parade, a visit to Senior Citizen friends, and very creative staff dressed up for this fun day.  See more in our photo gallery.  

Adopt a Child this Holiday Season

Busiest Time of Year! Staff, friends and volunteers of Unity House are gearing up for one of the busiest times of year to undertake a huge endeavor: Unity House’s Adopt a Child program. The program, which will serve over 1,300 children across Unity House program areas, aims to ensure children in need have a joyous… more

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