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Best. Volunteers. Ever

Thursday, April 12th was a beautiful day for the Unity House Volunteer Recognition Celebration. Unity House is blessed to have the best volunteer crew. They rock sleepy babies, rake leaves, cook and serve HUGE meals, stock library shelves, conduct food drives, and take on myriad other tasks throughout Unity House and across programs. We consider… more

Take Back the Night 2018

Capital Region Events focus attention on issue of sexual violence Take Back the Night, marches at night, are happening in the Capital Region for Crime Victims Rights Week.  For more information on an event near you, go to Locally, the Family and Friends of Liza Ellen Warner and The Niki L. Hart Memorial Children’s Fund will host… more

Domestic Violence Services Program Awarded Valuable Support

Unity House Receives Funding for Fellows The New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence announced $150,000 in state funding for two domestic violence services programs that will allow each to hire a graduate student or recent college graduate to help enhance the services they provide. The Family of Woodstock, Inc. in the Ulster… more

Maximistas, of Kindness

Staff at Troy’s TJ Maxx on Vandenbrugh Avenue pitch in to help Unity House’s Sojourner Place. Fans of TJ Max are often called Maximistas, as in Fashionistas to the Maxx. Or folks who like to save to the Maxx. You can consider us Maximist fans of the crew at our local TJ Maxx. Again, the… more

Spring Bunny Says, “Think Spring”

Chilly Temps Can’t Stop Somebunny Spring is around the corner! No, it’s not the weather that tells us spring is coming. It’s the arrival of the Spring Bunny at Unity House! Each year the Spring Bunny visits children and teachers at A Child’s Place at Unity House. It’s a great time and the Troy Record was… more

Online Support Helps

Facebook Fundraisers Help Unity House Unity House the recipient of online support efforts. Q: What’s a Facebook Fundraiser? A: It’s a form of peer-to-peer fundraising. We’ve all experienced a request from a friend or a colleague for support of their participation in a charitable race or event. Facebook Fundraisers are the same thing, but the event is… more

Bonners Bring It

Siena College Program Offers Valuable Community Engagement It’s one thing to learn about social justice and community action, it’s quite another to do work that speaks to these issues and more. In the case of Siena College’s Center for Academic Community Engagement, students have an opportunity to both learn and do. Students who participate in the ACE program enhance… more

Sacred Heart Students Pitch In

Children learn about Food Insecurity Children from Troy’s Sacred Heart School in Troy visited Unity House and learned about issues facing people living in poverty. Ms. Beeler’s class of second graders were a great bunch. The children had been learning about charity and the needs of people living in poverty. The class had collected over 10… more