Muslim Soup Kitchen Project Strikes Again!

MSKP That’s one of the names they go by. MSKP stands for the “Muslim Soup Kitchen Project” and involves area Muslims interested in giving back. The group has been a long-time staple in the Unity House kitchen and dining room, helping prepare fresh, healthy meals for diners at Bethany, the community meals program located at… more

Barber Shop has Big Heart

Downtown Troy barber shop, Troy Grooming Co. on River Street, is hosting a food drive to benefit Unity House and Joseph’s House & Shelter. You can read more about this kind generosity and how it’s part of a family legacy, at the article in The Record. Many thanks to Mr. Jamie Magur and all those who… 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

Muslim Soup Kitchen Project and Zakat Foundation Donate Freezer to Bethany

Unity House’s Bethany Community Meals received a welcome donation:  a new freezer to store halal meat. The term Halal is food that is permissible under Islamic law. Since Halal meat cannot be stored with non-Halal meat, the donation of a freezer for storage of Halal meat is a generous gift. While all the donated meat meets these strict Islamic… more

Soul Fire Farm donates organic vegetables to Unity House food programs

Soul Fire Farm in nearby Grafton donated boxes of fresh produce for use in Bethany Community Meals.  The organic, locally grown produce will be a treat in the Bethany dining room, which sometimes sees as many as 200 guests in the dining room. For more information on Soul Fire Farm, including their ‘Raise the Roof’… more

Art Installed at Bethany

Bethany Community Meals, on the second floor of The Front Door at 2431 Sixth Ave, is the home of a community art piece made together with the help of a local ceramicist.  The art piece is a mosaic, in the shape of a tear. The art is a community-based art piece meant to convey the… more

Cook at Bethany!

Is your service group or office looking for a team volunteer experience?  Unity House’s Bethany Community Meals program serves breakfast and lunch seven days a week. On some days, our dining room can see as many as 200 men, women and children coming in for a meal. The food is important, of course, for families facing… more

Bethany to host Cooking Matters Workshop- a six part series

Bethany, Unity House’s community meals program which serves breakfast and lunch daily, will host a six part series, Cooking Matters as part of the Capital Region Eat Smart New York. A collaboration between Cornell Universtiy Cooperative Extension, the NYS Office of Temporary Disability and Assistance and USDA SNAP, the 6 part series is a fun… more