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

Go Unity House AIDS Walk Team 2015!

Unity House once again hosted a team for the Capital Region AIDS Walk. Held on Saturday, September 26 in Albany’s Washington Park, the community walk raised awareness of and funds for those living with HIV/AIDS. The team, made up of staff and friends of Unity House, was creative in their fundraising: they asked family, coworkers… more

Unity Sunshine Program supports Buddy Walk

The Buddy Walk is a community walk to support the educational programs, social services and health resources provided by the Down Syndrome Aim High Resource Center, a division of the Center for Disability Services. Unity House’s Unity Sunshine Program was a proud supporter of the Buddy Walk, forming a team of teachers, therapists and friends to… more

Unity House to participate in Capital Region AIDS Walk

The 19th annual Capital Region AIDS Walk is set for September 26th in Albany’s Washington Park. The walk, which benefits Capital Region AIDS service organizations and programs, is made up of teams from around the capital district.  The Unity House team is made up of staff and friends from Unit House’s HIV/AIDS services program. For… more

Class of ’58 Finds Long Lost Teacher

Before she was one of the founders of Unity House, she was a teacher.  In 1958 Mary Jane Smith, then a sister in the order of St. Joseph named Sister Samuel Joseph, was teacher to the 8th grade class at St. Columbus in Schenectady. Mary Jane Smith left teaching in 1971 and she joined Regis Obijiski and Peter… 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

April is Volunteer Appreciation Month

At Unity House, we have many reasons to appreciate volunteers. Is it because they share their time and talent in myriad ways around Unity House? Is it because they help in ways both large and small, one-time and over and over again? Yes, yes, and yes. We consider volunteers vital to our success and are… more