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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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19 hours ago
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Today from 10:00 A.M. to 2:30 P.M. we are having a last-minute Garage Sale at our 1426 6th Avenue location to clear room in our warehouse for our Thanksgiving and Christmas operations!

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1 day ago

Last weekend St. Vincent de Paul was a guest at the 6th Annual North Pole Craft & Vendor Show held at the Adventureland Inn.

Admission to the show was a donation of $1.00 or one non-perishable food ... See more

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3 days ago
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Did you know that St. Vincent de Paul strategically invests each dollar that is donated into the development of central Iowa residents? Our business is building people and improving lives for ... See more

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4 days ago

This Veteran's Day, we honor those who have so bravely served this country.
America is founded on the principle of freedom, justice, and liberty for all. Our nation's soldiers serve every day to ... See more

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5 days ago

Thank you, Sacred Heart, for donating hundreds of pairs of socks in the lead up to winter!

With the cold weather on its way (or is it already here?) we always welcome donations of socks, jackets, ... See more

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1 week ago
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Christmas is almost here!

Wanting to get a head-start on all things Christmas? Our 1426 6th Avenue Store is the place to be! We have a huge assortment of decorations, trees, ornaments, sweaters, and ... See more

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This morning we were blessed to receive a donation with items specifically for our Young Parent's Initiative! This donation included developmentally appropriate toys, clothing, and accessories for ... See more

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1 week ago

A quick reminder! TONIGHT is our Holiday Peek-a-Boo Sale!!! Your first chance to see ALOT of really nice Christmas stuff before it's available to the general public! Your support helps us help others ... See more

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2 weeks ago
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Our 520 Army Post Road Store has an incredible amount of furniture in stock, so much so, that all single chairs are currently 50% off!

On top of that, this weekend all footwear will be 50% off.

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2 weeks ago
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From our elf on a shelf and the rest of our characters here at St. Vincent de Paul... We wish you and your family a safe and fun Halloween today!

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