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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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2 weeks 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

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2 weeks 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!

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2 weeks 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

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2 weeks 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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3 weeks ago

St. Vincent de Paul would like to extend a huge thank you to Christ the King School, Des Moines for their incredibly successful collection of hygiene items for our 520 Army Post Road Food and ... See more

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3 weeks ago
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Almost perfect weather tomorrow for our "Final" garage sale of the year at our 6th Ave. location! Inviting all to stop by between 9:30AM-2:30PM tomorrow when you will have the opportunity to buy ... See more

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3 weeks ago
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Halloween Sale!

Feeling spooky? Stop by our 520 Army Post Road location for a great Halloween sale this weekend!

We have costumes, decorations, and other goods available, all at a discount!

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4 weeks ago

Do you know what your Money Habitudes personality type is? Here's how you can find out!

Each Friday we hold a Finance 101 class where we talk about habits and attitudes surrounding money, budgeting ... See more

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1 month ago
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Our South Side Food Pantry is located in an area of Des Moines known to be a food desert. We are forever grateful to parishes like Christ the King who regularly donate and keep our shelves stocked ... See more

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1 month ago
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Need to empty our warehouse sale today at our 6th Ave. location! Bringing stuff out now! ALOT of great things you never knew you needed! Your purchases help support our mission! Thank You!

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