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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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End Poverty Through Systemic Change

 

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3 days ago
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Happy National Thrift Store Day!

Today is a huge day at our 1426 6th Avenue Store!

75 cents for ALL kids clothing! These items can usually be up to $5.00. Don’t miss this deal!

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3 days ago
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Major deal at our 520 Army Post Road location! A box of 24 brand new wicker fruit baskets for only $5! Supplies are limited. Hurry in and ask the cashier if interested.

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1 week ago
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Jess begins sorting after another incredible weekend of donations! Very thankful for a giving community that continues to support our mission!

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2 weeks ago

Moving into your new place? Need furniture? 25% OFF ALL Furniture this week at our 6th Ave location!

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2 weeks ago
Kickin’ It | St. Vincent de Paul of Des Moines | SVdP Des Moines

A big thank you to Lou and Jackie for having our Executive Director Steve Havemann on CW Iowa Live to talk about St. Vincent de Paul's 3rd Annual Kickin' It Blue Jean Ball!

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Friday, August 3, 2018 Our third annual Kickin’ it Giving Roundup will be an event to remember. Put on your cowboy gear and help St. Vincent de Paul kick hunger to the curb! Please join us at the ... See more

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3 weeks ago
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Thank you to Lutheran Church of Hope's Vacation Bible School for holding a food drive and dropping off this incredibly generous donation earlier today!

These resources will be used to stock both our ... See more

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3 weeks ago

A huge thank you to members of the Notre Dame Club of Des Moines for volunteering at our 1426 6th Avenue Location this afternoon. After a brief tour of the building they spent their time stocking ... See more

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3 weeks ago
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A wall of donations today and three big reasons that make St. Vincent de Paul great! Thankful for incredible volunteers and a giving community!

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3 weeks ago
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We are having a huge Garage Sale today at our 1426 6th Avenue Store from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. All of the items are coming straight from our warehouse, so have not been available in the ... See more

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1 month ago

Thanks again to our friends at Hy-Vee for all the bread today at our 6th Ave. location! Your kindness continues with help us help those in need! Thanks for making a difference!

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ANNUAL EVENTS

Charity Golf Outing

Kickin’ it Giving Roundup

Friends of the Poor Walk