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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.

$1,300,000+

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

27,000+

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

9,950+

Total volunteer hours

73,000

customers accessing affordable goods in our store

27,000

individuals with food & clothing assistance

2000

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

 

Recent Facebook Posts

3 days ago

SPRING CLEANING SALE

We are having a huge 50% off everything sale at our 520 Army Post Road Thrift Store the weekend of Friday 27th and Saturday the 28th.

To help spread the word, we are giving ... See more

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4 days ago

A quick message from our executive director Steve Havemann!
Please check out info about our upcoming "Chip in Fore Charity" golf tournament below! Thanks! ... See more

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4 days ago

A reminder that Wednesday is 'Seniors Day' at St. Vincent de Paul!

All those 55 years and older are eligible for a 10% discount off their purchases in store, this Wednesday and each Wednesday at St. ... See more

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5 days ago
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Looking for a hard working truck driver who doesn't mind helping out periodically in different areas of our operation! We are a great organization that makes a positive difference in the lives of a ... See more

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1 week ago
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We have plenty of furniture and other items available at our 520 Army Post Road Store - as always, quality items at affordable prices.

Stop by, say hello, and check out what's on offer!

If you have ... See more

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1 week ago
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PURSE AND BAG SALE - 50% OFF

Today and tomorrow, all purses and bags at our 520 Army Post Road Store are 50% off!

If you have any questions about specific items please call the 520 Army Post Road ... See more

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1 week ago
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PURSE AND BAG SALE - 50% OFF

Today and tomorrow, all purses and bags at our 520 Army Post Road Store are 50% off!

If you have any questions about specific items please call the 520 Army Post Road ... See more

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1 week ago
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Come join the fun at our 27th Annual St. Vincent de Paul Charity Golf Outing!

Please Chip In to help us support continued education and basic needs for our friends in need in the community.

For ... See more

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2 weeks ago

A reminder that our food pantry is open this morning at both our 1426 6th Avenue and 520 Army Post Road locations!

1426 6th Avenue Food Pantry Hours
Monday: 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:30 ... See more

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2 weeks ago
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FURNITURE AVAILABLE

We have a significant amount of furniture at affordable prices available at our 1426 6th Avenue Store! Drop by and see if there's something that fits your living space.

If you ... See more

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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ANNUAL EVENTS

Charity Golf Outing

Kickin’ it Giving Roundup

Friends of the Poor Walk