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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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19 hours ago
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A very cool air hockey game, a bunch of Halloween stuff and a nice vintage rocking chair just a few of many great things at our south side 520 Army Post ride location today! Thanks again for ... See more

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1 day ago
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A few of the things that make St. Vincent de Paul great... Our volunteers! Thank you!

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3 days ago
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Sadly, having to wrap up our pet clinic at our south side location. ALOT of pets taken care of this morning! Again, thank you to Kim and our friends at Animal Rescue League of Iowa for their awesome ... See more

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3 days ago
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Absolutely incredible turn out this morning here in our back parking lot at our 520 Army Post Rd. location for the pet clinic with the Animal Rescue League of Iowa! We are going until 11AM! Making a ... See more

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4 days ago

Are you a resident in the 50315 zip code area? Do you have a cat or dog that needs to be Spay/Nuetered? Or needs a rabies or distemper shot or maybe microchipping? Here's an incredible event for you ... See more

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4 days ago
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A nice table for four, a cool newer air hockey game, vintage chair and hard working Farrah all waiting for you at our south side 520 Army Post Rd. location today!

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5 days ago

Some great sales at our 520 Army Post Rd. south side location today and tomorrow! Thanks again for supporting our effort!

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5 days ago

ALL Summer clothes $1.00 today and Saturday at our 1426 6th Ave. location(only)! Take advantage of some great deals! Again, your purchases help us help others!

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6 days ago

Happy to welcome back Jess after her vacation! We missed her!

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6 days ago

Very thankful for the Food Bank of Iowa and their continued support of our effort! As always... Thank you for helping us help others!

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