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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.

$1,500,000+

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 6th Avenue and
520 Army Post Road 

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End Poverty Through Systemic Change

 

Recent Facebook Posts

7 months 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

7 months 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

7 months 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!

For ... See more

7 months 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

7 months 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

7 months 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!

7 months ago
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Our Southside store located at 520 Army Post Road is having a white tag sale on vintage and collectables! 50% off items with a white tag today and Saturday!

7 months ago
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Have you visited our Education Center?

St. Vincent de Paul's Education Center is open Monday through Friday to the general public for job searches, research, and other career development needs. When ... See more

7 months ago
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Thank you to St. Patrick's Irish Settlement for supplying our 1426 6th Avenue Food Pantry with dozens of eggs on a weekly basis! We sincerely appreciate your generosity.

1426 6th Avenue Food and ... See more

7 months ago
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With the way the weather has been lately, there's no better time to curl up with a good read.

We have a wide range of books available for great prices at our 1426 6th Avenue Store, with new books ... See more

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