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We’re more than just a thrift store

We continue to provide food, clothes, furniture, financial assistance, and education to over 10,000 Iowans in need each year.  Learn how you can make a difference in our community by volunteering and donating.

$1,130,000+

Of charity fiscal year through our financial services, pantries, and our store giveaways

15,000+

Clients served with education, food, clothing, furniture, financial assistance, and child watch

9,500+

Total volunteer hours

69,613

customers accessing affordable goods in our store

10,385

individuals with food & clothing assistance

1,200

served with continued education

100

children with child care

Social Services

We provide groceries through our food pantry as well as clothing, furniture, and financial assistance.

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Education Center

We offer free education classes to help prepare to get a job, pass the HiSET(GED) test, and improve reading and writing skills.

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SVDP Thrift Stores

Located at 1426 Sixth Street and 520 Army Post Road 

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End Poverty Through Systemic Change

 

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SO much appreciation to our friends at Hy-Vee for your continued donations of bread! Your kindness helps us help those in need in our community! And SO many great deals waiting for you today at our ... See more

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13 days until Halloween! Still have some great items available at both of our stores(1426 6th Ave & 520 Army Post Rd.)! Here's Kathy and a few of her faces this morning at 6th Ave! Fortunate to have ... See more

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2 days ago
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With only 69 days until Christmas... Mary Jo hard at work in her winter wonderland! Also, a nice white leather couch, a homeless brown bunny, awesome desk and rocking chair as well as, a nice ... See more

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3 days ago

Check out this cool exterior pantry created and donated by Eric Spencieri who is completing his Eagle Scout project. The Eagle Scout is the highest achievement or rank attainable in the Boy Scouting ... See more

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5 days ago
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More nice furniture out and available at our 520 Army Post Rd. location today! Thank you for your business!

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5 days ago
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ATTENTION plate collectors! HUGE $ONE DOLLAR collector plate sale today only at our 1426 6th Ave. location! Great selection! Thank you again for shopping St. Vincent de Paul!

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6 days ago
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A nice electric fireplace and bunch of great furniture available at our 1426 6th Ave. location today! Reminding you today that your purchases help us help others!

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1 week ago
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Some cool furniture, new decorative rugs, a nice Stack-On Professional Series tool box and always great deals on beds are just a few of the many things at our 520 Army Post Rd. location today! Please ... See more

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Jess hard at work at our 1426 6th Ave. location plus, we have SO many nice framed pics looking for a NEW home! Please stop by to say hello to Jess and pick up some nice wall art! Thank you for ... See more

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Only 77 days until Christmas and we are having a Christmas Tree special at our 1426 6th Ave. location! Please check out the video below for details! You can leave message at 515-282-8327 X11! Thank ... See more

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