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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.

$1,130,000+

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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9 hours ago
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Down to our final few computers for only $75 at our 1426 6th Ave. location! Please stop by for details!

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11 hours ago
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Our amazing volunteer Shauna does such a great job in our toy department... We had to have a weekend 1/2 off toy sale! That's 50% off all toys this weekend only at our 1426 6th Ave. location!

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14 hours ago
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Inviting all to please stop by our 520 Army Post Rd. location today and tomorrow for this sale! Something for everybody! Thanks!

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1 day ago

Only 50 cents for winter hats, gloves and scarfs exclusively at our 520 Army Post Rd. location! Please stop by and check out our great selection! Thank you!

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2 days ago
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Nice couches available today at our 1426 6th Ave. location! All priced to sell! Thanks again for supporting St. Vincent de Paul!

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3 days ago
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Hy-Vee strikes again! Thankful for their continued contribution at our 520 Army Post Rd. location!

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4 days ago

Our next session starts on Jan 24th! We are looking for young mothers and fathers who are interested in being part of a group that will offer education, life skills, peer support and some great ... See more

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4 days ago

Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr. today... Gone however, never forgotten. Both our 1426 6th Ave. and our 520 Army Post Rd. store are open today!

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6 days ago

Stop by and check out the deals at our 520 Army Post Rd. location today!

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1 week ago
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HALF OFF wall art sale this weekend at our 1426 6th Ave. location only! Please stop by to check out the great selection! Thank you!

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