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Thanksgiving Feast for Foster Youth November 19th Unity Care and the San Jose Links, Inc. Partner to Share Dinner, Lift Spirits

Unity Care will hold its annual Thanksgiving Feast event on Saturday, November 19, 2016. The dinner, hosted by the San Jose Chapter of The Links, Inc., will take place at the Unity Care offices in San Jose, Calif. (San Jose, Calif., November 2, 2016) Unity Care (www.unitycare.org), youth and family development agency providing services and…

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Easy Pathway to College Opens Up For Underserved and Foster Youth – Unity Care Announces Partnership with San Jose City College 2021 Scholars Program

Unity Care announces its partnership with the San Jose City College 2021 Scholars Program. The program provides a means for disadvantaged and foster youth to continue their educational efforts free from many of the barriers that prevent their participation and success in higher education. (San Jose, Calif., September 7, 2016) Unity Care (www.unitycare.org), a youth…

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Unity Care Receives eBay Foundation Grant for Summer of Learning

San Jose, Calif. – The Unity Care Group, Inc., a youth and family development agency providing services and support for San Francisco Bay Area underserved and foster youth, announced today that it has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the eBay Foundation Corporate Advised Fund at Silicon Valley Community Foundation. The grant was recommended by the eBay Foundation’s employee volunteer-led San Jose Bay Area Global Impact…

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Unity Care helps those who have ‘aged out’ of foster care learn necessary life skills

(photo Jacqueline Ramseyer/SVCN/May 15, 2015 – Mari French, left, boyfriend Dominique Nicholson and their son Joseph Nicholson, 2. French, who lived in foster care until turning 18, now lives in transitional housing, run by non-profit Unity Care, with her son.)   By KATHRYN MCKENZIE | MERCURY NEWS PUBLISHED: June 7, 2013 at 5:40 am | UPDATED: August 12, 2016 at…

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Pizarro: Champion for Unity Care

By SAL PIZARRO | spizarro@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: March 5, 2016 at 11:52 pm | UPDATED: August 11, 2016 at 10:56 pm CHAMPION FOR UNITY CARE: Unity Care Group made a good choice in picking Bill Del Biaggio, founding chairman of Heritage Bank of Commerce, as the recipient of this year’s Community Champion award at its fifth annual YouthLive!…

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Pizarro: Caring About Unity Care

By SAL PIZARRO | spizarro@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group April 25, 2016 at 10:32 am CARING ABOUT UNITY CARE: Unity Care Group CEO Andre Chapman has no difficulty remembering how he met Bill Del Biaggio, the founding chairman of Heritage Bank of Commerce, who was being honored at the nonprofit’s Youth Live fundraiser Saturday night at the Fairmont…

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Imani Village Celebrates Black History Month, Recognizes Student Success

San Jose, Calif. – Unity Care, a youth and family development agency providing services and support to San Francisco Bay Area underserved youth, will recognize the academic success of Imani Village-School Linked Services students at its second annual Black History Month celebration at Clyde Fischer Middle School on Friday, January 29, 2016. The school is…

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Wish Book: Humble family needs help refurbishing home

Connor Montoya, 9, background left, and Xander Montoya, 6, background right, do schoolwork with the rest of the family at their home in Gilroy, Calif., on Friday, Oct. 23, 2015. (LiPo Ching/Bay Area News Group) By BRUCE NEWMAN | Mercury News, Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: December 2, 2015 at 3:32 am | UPDATED: October 11, 2016 at 5:19 pm…

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Free Senior Portrait Day for Foster Youth

San Jose, Calif. – Unity Care, a youth and family development agency providing services and support for San Francisco Bay Area underserved and foster youth, will host a free Senior Portrait Day for foster youth on Friday, October 23, 2015 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. The event is open to foster youth who are recent high school…

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Jobs program is putting youth to work

By Tricia Caspers Auburn Journal Thursday Sep 03 2015 Unity Care, iFoster partner with Raley’s stores to employ foster teens, young adults Sarah Barbusca had been working the till at Foster’s Freeze for two years and trying, unsuccessfully, to find better employment when she heard about Unity Care’s Jobs Program, a partnership with iFoster and Raley’s stores,…