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Building the future we want

How can we build the future that we want and a community that works for us all if we don’t know each other, our history, and what we are going through today? I believe that we can’t; that’s why I am committed to hearing others’ experiences and sharing my own. In that spirit, I recently…

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Summer of Learning Keeps Youth Active

Think back to all the fun memories you had as a child during the summertime—playing and learning about the outdoors, going on adventures, and spending time with family and friends. While many of us have positive childhood memories, there are youth in our community who have traumatic memories stemming from abuse and neglect. Neglect is…

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Unity Care Develops Strategic Partnership with Seneca Family of Agencies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 27, 2019 SAN JOSE, CA– The Unity Care Group, a community-based, non-profit multi-service agency for foster youth, is proud to announce our strategic affiliation with the Seneca Family of Agencies, one of California largest providers of innovative education, mental health, community-based and family-focused treatment services for children and families. Unity Care…

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Sobrato Family Foundation Supports Unity Care Services with Office Space

Media Contact:Chelsea Palacio, Marketing & Communications Specialist408 971 9822 x4020cpalacio@unitycare.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 15, 2019 San Jose, Calif. — Unity Care is happy to announce that the agency received a three-year in-kind office space grant renewal valued at $97,524 annually from the Sobrato Family Foundation. The Sobrato Family Foundation grant allows Unity Care to…

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Unity Care’s Annual Santa’s Helper Holiday Initiative Gives Hope to Foster Youth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 20, 2018 San Jose, Calif. – During the holiday season, numerous organizations host toy drives and food drives to give children and their families much needed support to celebrate a time of giving. At Unity Care, we acknowledge that transitional age foster youth (TAY), is a population that is often forgotten….

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KCAT TV: MARICO SAYOC, SHEILA THOMPSON, ALEX POTTS

Host Lissa Kreisler chats with Marico Sayoc about Unity Care, 25 years of housing and support for foster youth. Joining Marico are Sheila Thompson and Alex Potts, amazing volunteers for Boys Team Charity who proudly share that their sons chose Unity Care as their philanthropy senior project this year. Watch Community Storytelling: Stories about People…

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Thanksgiving as One Big Family

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 19, 2018 Trying to provide a quality Thanksgiving meal for 13 homes and 3 apartment complexes is a task that does not come easy. Living in these homes are foster youth ages 16­­–24 who may not have a family to celebrate the holidays. On Saturday, November 17, 2018, The Links—San Jose…

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PropelNext announces Northern California Cohort

PropelNext guides next-generation nonprofits through transformational change to achieve results for youth. Unity Care is on of 12 organizations selected to receive a California PropelNext grant and participate in the three-year initiative. Unity Care will receive a $200,000 grant from the Heising-Simons Foundation along with an investment of expert one-on-one coaching, group learning sessions, and…

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The Mercury News — “But will he bring Oprah?”

Sunday, August 12, 2018 | Pg. B2 Sam Pizarro, The Mercury News, spizarro@bayareanewsgroup.com There won’t be an empty seat in the house Aug. 25 when educator and entrepreneur Stedman Graham — probably best known to the world as Oprah Winfrey’s partner — delivers the keynote at Unity Care Group’s seventh annual YouthLive! Gala on Aug….

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