Skip to main content
Enter search terms below…

Member News

Make A Difference And Be "United for School Success"



United for School Success is a project that aims to help ensure local youth are ready for school and continued success this fall. 

The goal is two-prong.  One, to collect school supplies like pencils, pocket folders, binders, etc.
The second is to provide the items kids need to have on the first day to be a typical peer --- sneakers, socks and underwear.   

Items will be distributed through our five United Way Family and Neighborhood Resource Centers:  
Trinity Alliance, Unity House, Mechanicville Area Community Service Center, Schenectady Community Action Program and Schoharie County Community Action Program.  

School supplies for children grades K to 8 can average $105-$150 per child.  School supplies for older students are much higher due to bigger needs --- more durable backpacks, graphing calculators for math, not even inclusive of the needs to do research/assignments via computer.

Through donations from local businesses and community-minded individuals UNITED, we can make a difference.

School Supplies Needed Include:

  • Notebooks
  • Pens/Pencils
  • Two Pocket Plastic Folders
  • Binders  
  • New Backbacks
  • Socks
  • Children Sneakers (all sizes)
  • Children Underwear (Girls Size 4-6, 8-10; Boys Size 6-8, 10-12)

Thank you for your support! 

Children having their needs met at the start of the school year can go a long way towards not only their educational development but can also build their self-confidence and sense of “fitting in”. 

 

Click here for more information on United Way FNRC’s

(Albany, NY) - SEFCU and CAP COM leaders have been exploring a potential merger of the two federal credit unions headquartered in New York’s Capital Region. Throughout our discussions, we have found a consistent mission, common purpose, and shared vision that prioritizes our employees, members, and communities. To that end, the CAP COM and SEFCU …
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the launch of the second round of the $175 million Workforce Development Initiative. This second round of funding makes $48 million available to support strategic regional efforts that help New Yorkers find quality, well-paid jobs and meet businesses' short-term workforce needs, improve regional talent…
Aug
05
NetworkingPlus is an event designed to expand your connections, generate new leads, and promote your business. Networking will begin with lunch. You will…
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Check-in and Lunch, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Networking
Aug
16
Join us for a day of clubs, carts & connections at The Country Club of Troy! Get back into the swing of things with the The Chamber's 2021 Annual Golf…
10:30 a.m. Check-In; 11 a.m. Lunch; 12 noon Shotgun Start
Sep
09
This webinar will explore how to create and use Functions and Formulas in Microsoft Excel. Participants should have a beginner or higher level of Excel…
9 a.m.