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Wynantskill Hannaford Helps through sale of their Resusable Shopping Bags

Unity House Chosen for Month of July The Wynantskill Hannaford has chosen Unity House as the charity for the month of July. This means for every Fight Hunger bag sold, Unity House will receive one dollar. The bags are part of the “Hannaford Helps” Reusable Bag Program. There are two versions of the bag: the beige bag is being phased out… more

We’re looking FORE! volunteers

Golf for Good needs volunteers When: Monday, August 20th at Schuyler Meadows in Loudonville What: lots of fun tasks with a fabulous group of people for great causes How: Download the Volunteer Form indicating your availability Volunteer Form for Golf for Good Result: Good feelings all around Thanks for considering this great volunteer opportunity!

Real Cooking with Pretend Soup

Grant Funding Helps Address Food Insecurity With the support the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Capital Region, the Unity House kitchen and dining room will become fun learning space. For one week in June, Unity House will offer a free cooking class for kids and their parents. The one hour class is at 1pm, immediately following… more

Financial Well Being

Free class at work a benefit to Unity House staff The Unity House workforce is spread out in a lot of ways. Now matter how diverse and dispersed, there is one thing every worker has in common: concern about finances. Like mental illness, domestic violence, poverty, or other issues that Unity House staff deal with… more

ReStyle Makes it Easy to Shop

The Unity House store offering gently used clothes, shoes and accessories is now open Thursday evenings until 7:00 pm You can now shop for great fashion on Thursday evenings, providing an opportunity for outside shoppers to peruse the gently used shoes, clothes and accessories on offer in the store, and for those in the building receiving services, they… more

Love Grows Here

Veggies planted on Mary Jane Smith Day May 15th, Mary Jane Smith Day at Unity House, saw lots of activity. Among the many wonderful volunteer projects, was the planting of a small garden at a nearby residence. Some of the tenants came to reside there through Unity House and they benefit from Unity House support… more

Leave the guilt at the door

Some might think, “By shopping at a thrift store aren’t I taking something away from someone who might have a greater need? After all, I’m here for the bargains and the unexpected treasures that thrift stores offer.” Nothing could be further from the truth. Shopping at ReStyle is for everyone and there is more than… more

Community Resources Program’s New Hours

Expanded Hours Remove Barriers to Access Starting in June, Unity House’s Community Resources hours of operation will change. The new hours provide flexibility for individuals and families who cannot come to Unity House during traditional, weekday business hours. Monday 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM (closed from 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM) Tuesday 9:30 AM –… more

Neighbors Make a Difference

KeyBank Helps Children The Albany location of A Child’s Place at Unity House received some much needed TLC. Weeds were weeded, plants planted, and mulch moved by a group of volunteers from KeyBank. They were a super help and after their hours of work the playground an surrounding spaces looked fabulous. A Child’s Place at Unity… more

Saturday Access to Community Resources Helps Working Families

The working poor: noun/people with jobs that don’t pay a livable wage or jobs that don’t offer enough hours of work to pay for life’s necessities For people who work traditional business hours, getting to Unity House can be a challenge. Open weekdays, the Unity House community resource center called The Front Door is a… more

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