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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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Do you know what your Money Habitudes personality type is? Here's how you can find out!

Each Friday we hold a Finance 101 class where we talk about habits and attitudes surrounding money, budgeting ... See more

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Our South Side Food Pantry is located in an area of Des Moines known to be a food desert. We are forever grateful to parishes like Christ the King who regularly donate and keep our shelves stocked ... See more

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5 days ago
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Need to empty our warehouse sale today at our 6th Ave. location! Bringing stuff out now! ALOT of great things you never knew you needed! Your purchases help support our mission! Thank You!

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6 days ago
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Our Southside store located at 520 Army Post Road is having a white tag sale on vintage and collectables! 50% off items with a white tag today and Saturday!

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1 week ago
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Have you visited our Education Center?

St. Vincent de Paul's Education Center is open Monday through Friday to the general public for job searches, research, and other career development needs. When ... See more

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Thank you to St. Patrick's Irish Settlement for supplying our 1426 6th Avenue Food Pantry with dozens of eggs on a weekly basis! We sincerely appreciate your generosity.

1426 6th Avenue Food and ... See more

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With the way the weather has been lately, there's no better time to curl up with a good read.

We have a wide range of books available for great prices at our 1426 6th Avenue Store, with new books ... See more

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We are currently enrolling students for our free High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) Preparation Classes at both our 1426 6th Avenue and Door of Faith locations!

Needing child care during classes? ... See more

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2 weeks ago
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A reminder that our 520 Army Post Road Food and Clothing Pantry is open five days every week!

520 Army Post Road Food and Clothing Pantry Hours:
Monday:11:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Tuesday: 9:00 A.M. ... See more

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2 weeks ago
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A number of great finds available at our 520 Army Post Road Store including antique table settings, an antique chest of drawers, and a breathtaking Howard Miller Grandfather Clock.

Stop by, and ... See more

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