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Prepping for PrEP Week

Pre-exposure prophylaxis helps prevent HIV As per the Centers for Disease control, pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP) is when people at very high risk for HIV take daily medicine to prevent HIV. PrEP can stop HIV from taking hold and spreading throughout your body. When taken daily, PrEP is highly effective for preventing HIV from sex… more

Bombas Giving Program Donates Socks to Unity House

Q: What is the #1 most requested item in shelters? Bombas Giving Program was founded after finding out that the answer to the above question is “socks.” Bombas is based in helping the homeless community of the United States, their goal being to bring awareness to the issue of the lack of clothing in national… more

Consider Unity House for your SEFA donation

Are you or someone you know a New York State Employee? The SEFA Appeal is now open! Each fall, state employees are invited to donate to their charity of choice by participating in New York State’s SEFA Campaign. SEFA stands for the State Employee Federated Appeal. The campaign offers state employees to elect a specific amount… more

Children’s Holiday Program

Save the Date to kick-off the most wonderful time of the year! Did you know the Children’s Holiday Gift program helps fulfill the needs and wishes of over 1,500 children across Unity House programs? Such an endeavor means starting early! Join us for our official kick-off at Unity House’s Front Door on Friday, November 11th. … more

Farewell

Kathryn Allen, immediate past Board Chair of Unity House and passionate volunteer, Passes Away Kathryn Allen, Unity House’s immediate past Board Chair and so much more, passed away after battling brain cancer. She leaves a legacy of caring that is unmatched. Kathryn first came to Unity House as a volunteer, primarily working with survivors of… more

Honoree Spotlight

October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month provides opportunities to highlight important partners For some victims of domestic violence, finding safety can mean the difference between life and death. That’s why a visible show of support from the community is important: it shows victims of domestic violence that they are not alone and that help is available…. more

Heroic- Every Day

Staff and friends from A Child’s Place Support Hero Walk Autism, a developmental condition of variable severity that is characterized by challenges in social interaction and communication, is usually diagnosed in early childhood. It is considered a spectrum upon which a child might be impacted a little or a lot. Staff at A Child’s Place… more

Unity House Board Member Honored by Capital Region Chamber

Highlighting valuable engagement between businesses and nonprofits When you think of the Capital Region Chamber maybe you think of the terrific job they do of promoting the Capital Region as a great place to work, play, and raise a family, or start a business. They also do a fantastic job of raising awareness about the contribution… more

Combined Federal Campaign

Are you a federal employee? Federal employees can help people in need by participating in the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) Each fall, federal employees are invited to donate to their charity of choice by participating in the CFC: the official workplace giving campaign of the Federal Government. The CFC, like the SEFA campaign at the… more

Unity House Volunteer Program: A Passport for Good

Mobile and Web platform developed locally helps non-profits Passport for Good is a mobile and web platform that chronicles student engagement outside of the classroom providing a verified non-academic transcript. Passport for Good captures community service, career, and participation in extracurricular activities, and aggregates data across individuals, groups, and events to increase engagement and demonstrate… more

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