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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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20 hours ago

St. Vincent de Paul would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Hummel's Nissan for generously donating a high quality 2005 Kia Sportage to a person in need!

This individual has faced and is ... See more

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4 days ago

SUMMER CLOTHING SALE

Today and tomorrow at our 1426 6th Avenue Store, all Summer Clothing items will be on sale!

This means shorts, tank tops, capri pants, and summer dresses will all be on sale ... See more

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4 days ago

Compelled to share a great story about a man who is in the process of turning his life around!

Recently St. Vincent de Paul hired a veteran as a part-time janitor. Between his new job he proceeded ... See more

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SOUTHSIDE GARAGE SALE

Friday and Saturday of this week we will be having a huge Garage Sale at our 520 Army Post Road Store!

Clothing, household items, furniture, and more will all be on sale. Stop ... See more

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4 days ago
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As that time of the year approaches(103 days until Christmas!)... Santa's favorite elf is hard at work organizing all of the holiday donations! Thank you Mary Jo and all of our incredible volunteers ... See more

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1 week ago
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HUGE Garage Sale in the parking lot of our 6th Ave. location tomorrow morning beginning at 9AM! All your purchases will continue to help us help others in need in our community. Thank you!

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1 week ago

Thank you all who attended our "Fall Peek-a-Boo" sale last night! Huge success and so much fun!
Also, a special thanks to Jess for all her hard work organizing this event! Your continued support ... See more

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1 week ago
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Boxes and racks of Halloween costumes and spook-tacular items being unpacked for the "Fall Peek-a-Boo" sale tonight! SO much GREAT stuff being brought out for this event! See ya soon!

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1 week ago
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Only a few hours until we open the doors to our "Fall Peek-a-Boo" Sale at our 1426 6th Ave. location! Boxes of BIG name purses, shoes, outerwear and other nice items being unpacked now! Be part of ... See more

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1 week ago

Quick reminder! Tomorrow night is our "Fall Peek-a-Boo Sale" at our 6th Ave. location! Be one of the first to check out SO many nice brand name items, plus be one of the first to see our enormous ... See more

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