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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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4 days ago

We are incredibly grateful for the support New Leaders Council - Des Moines is providing today! They have organized a hefty donation drive, are volunteering at both locations, and are posted in our ... See more

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1 week ago
New Leaders Council - Des Moines

We are incredibly grateful for the support the New Leaders Council of Des Moines is providing, and cannot wait for this Saturday!

See below for more information about their day of service, including ... See more

Join NLC DSM in supporting St. Vincent de Paul of Des Moines! Our fellows will be volunteering their time with the organization, but we could use your help! Donate some of the items listed below to ... See more

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1 week ago
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Just another Saturday at St. Vincent de Paul... Donations piling up! Our friends at Hy-Vee donating all kinds of great food to help us feed those in need plus, amazing volunteers giving us their ... See more

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1 week ago
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Join us for the second weekend of Mulberry Farms and Food's Plant Sale, benefiting Central Iowa Shelter and Services!

1426 6th Avenue Store
Friday: 1:00 P.M. until 5:00 P.M.
Saturday: 9:30 A.M. ... See more

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2 weeks ago
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FURNITURE AVAILABLE

We have a significant amount of furniture at affordable prices available at our 520 Army Post Road Store! Drop by and see what's on offer!

If you have any questions about ... See more

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2 weeks ago

Happy Teachers’ Day!

To show our appreciation for educators everywhere, we are giving away a box of books of their choosing to each teacher that visits our 1426 6th Avenue Store today with a valid ... See more

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2 weeks ago
Our Faith in Action

The Des Moines Council of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul will be featured in EWTN’s show, “Our Faith in Action: Today’s Society of St. Vincent de Paul.” It airs Saturday, May 5 at 5:00 ... See more

An online portal for members of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul to find important documentation. Documents for insurance, 501(c)(3), annual reporting, Vincentian Reflections, Bulletin ... See more

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2 weeks ago
Central Iowa Shelter & Services

Join us this weekend for the opening of Mulberry Farms and Food's Plant Sale! Sign up below to help volunteer at our three locations or come out and buy some plants to support our garden program. ... See more

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3 weeks ago

“With the resources here, the internet, and it's just easy to come here. They’re more than helpful and even though it's a job search it's kind of pleasant. I’ve gotten to know some of the folks ... See more

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3 weeks ago
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Reminder! HALF OFF EVERYTHING(except Beds)SALE! Today and tomorrow only at our 520 Army Post Rd. location! Tons of great deals!

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