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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

 

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The Des Moines Arts Festival and premier sponsor Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack & Hotel are teaming up to present the Prairie Meadows Community Outreach Program. This program offers nonprofit ... See more

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On Monday Afternoon Governor Kim Reynolds and Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg visited and took a full tour of St. Vincent de Paul, learning about everything we offer here! We enjoyed chatting with the ... See more

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Yesterday, the Re-Entry team at St. Vincent de Paul received the Governor's Volunteer Award for outstanding commitment and service.

Presented by Governor Kim Reynolds and Lieutenant Governor Adam ... See more

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Thanks again to our friends at
Hy-Vee for their continued kindness in providing us with extra baked goods to help us help those in in need in our community. We ask you to please support those who ... See more

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Earlier today our staff at 1426 6th Avenue were visited by Emilie and Dr. J from Vero Chiropractic. They provided lunch, and took the time to speak with our staff individually about any health ... See more

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Iowa Department of Corrections

Yesterday, the Fifth Judicial District, Department of Correctional Services took part in a graduation program that saw the conclusion of a new pilot program they've been working on. Along with ... See more

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St. Vincent de Paul of Des Moines

The 27th Annual St. Vincent de Paul Charity Golf Outing would not have been such a success without the support and generosity of our volunteers and sponsors.

We would like to extend a sincere thank ... See more

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This is what our parking lot at our 6th Ave. location looks like right now! A plant sale benefiting Central Iowa Shelter & Services, another truck unloading more donations plus, a huge garage sale ... See more

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St. Vincent de Paul of Des Moines

The 27th Annual St. Vincent de Paul Charity Golf Outing would not have been such a success without the support and generosity of our volunteers and sponsors.

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The 27th Annual St. Vincent de Paul Charity Golf Outing would not have been possible without the support and generosity of our volunteers and sponsors.

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UPCOMING EVENTS


ANNUAL EVENTS

Charity Golf Outing

Kickin’ it Giving Roundup

Friends of the Poor Walk