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.


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


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


Total volunteer hours


customers accessing affordable goods in our store


individuals with food & clothing assistance


served with continued education


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 6th Avenue and
520 Army Post Road 

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End Poverty Through Systemic Change


Recent Facebook Posts

1 year ago

Thank you for your support this past year! As a token of our appreciation... Look for great deals on Toys, Boots, Shoes and wall art today and tomorrow at our 6th Ave. location only. Thank you again ... See more

1 year ago

Happy Thanksgiving today from your friends at St. Vincent de Paul. Hoping you enjoy the day!

1 year ago

From all of us at St. Vincent de Paul we wish you a blessed Thanksgiving.

We will be open on Black Friday at both locations and remember us for your shopping needs on small business Saturday

1 year ago
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Last Friday Capital City Fruit generously donated pallets upon pallets of fresh fruit and produce for our Thanksgiving Baskets. With their donation we were able to give out over 383 Thanksgiving ... See more

1 year ago
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Today from 10:00 A.M. to 2:30 P.M. we are having a last-minute Garage Sale at our 1426 6th Avenue location to clear room in our warehouse for our Thanksgiving and Christmas operations!

The sun is ... See more

1 year ago

Last weekend St. Vincent de Paul was a guest at the 6th Annual North Pole Craft & Vendor Show held at the Adventureland Inn.

Admission to the show was a donation of $1.00 or one non-perishable food ... See more

1 year ago

Did you know that St. Vincent de Paul strategically invests each dollar that is donated into the development of central Iowa residents? Our business is building people and improving lives for ... See more

1 year ago

This Veteran's Day, we honor those who have so bravely served this country.
America is founded on the principle of freedom, justice, and liberty for all. Our nation's soldiers serve every day to ... See more

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