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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.

$1,500,000+

Of charity fiscal year through our financial services, pantries, and our store giveaways

30,000+

Clients served with education, food, clothing, furniture, financial assistance, and child watch

22,000+

Total volunteer hours

80,000+

customers accessing affordable goods in our store

30,000+

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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Recent Facebook Posts

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months ago

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

2 months 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

2 months 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.

For ... See more

2 months 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!

2 months ago
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We are having a big 'last minute' Halloween Sale at our 1426 6th Avenue location!

We have costumes, decorations, and other goods available, with all Halloween items 75% off, and Halloween costumes ... See more

2 months ago

Our 520 Army Post Road Store is having a huge sale today!

All Halloween items: 75% off
Select vintage items: 75% off
Women's and children's tops: 50% off

Stop by, and don't miss out!

For more ... See more

2 months ago
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And then the turkeys arrived for our "Hope For The Holidays" effort! Thank you very much to Hy-Vee for delivering them and for their continued support of our mission! Because of the incredible ... See more

2 months ago
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On Sunday St. Vincent de Paul was represented at Boldly Sent, a weekend-long youth conference through the Diocese of Des Moines. Engaging with younger generations is so important, and it was great ... See more

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