Our Store

Through our store, we sell donated clothing, household items and furniture. Proceeds from these sales help us to support our local food bank and other projects.

Store news

Christmas Auction, Part I - November

Nov 4, 2015
Alyssa

"Its the most wonderful time of the year!" Christmas is just around the corner. The Bowmanville Santa Claus Parade is Saturday November 14th. To prepare for the big day, we have started our November Auction, AKA Christmas Part I. It will run from Saturday November 7th to Saturday November 21st. Here are some of the unique and one-of-a-kind items you can find in our auction. A full set of photos can be found on our Facebook page ( https://www.facebook.com/St-Vincent-de-Paul-Value-Store-468681106528885/ ).

                                                  

 

1. Men's "Stauer" hybrid chronograph watch

2. I. Sterling silver floral stud earring; II. Sterling silver dangle earrings; III. Sterling silver puffy hoop earrings

3. 10K gold cross and chain

4. Vintage "Royal Doulton" Toby mug

5. Vintage Montréal Canadiens bomber jacket

6. Vintage gray Arborite kitchen cabinet

August Auction

Aug 7, 2015
Alyssa

Our August auction is up and running! Live bidding will commence at 1pm on Saturday August 22nd. See us on Facebook and in-store for more details. Here's a sample of our unique items.

           

Special Discount Days!

Jun 8, 2015
Alyssa

At SVDP Value Store we try to help make every dollar go as far as possible. That is why we have introduced our Special Discount Days. We started with Senior's Day on Tuesdays and have expanded to include Student's Day on Saturdays.

Tuesday is Seniors' Day! If you are 55 years of age or older, you qualify for 15% off all regular priced merchandise. This discount excludes new mattress sets, sales or clearance items.

Saturday is Students' Day! If you are a current high school, college or university student, simply show us your valid student ID card and you will qualify for 15% off all regular priced merchandise. This discount excludes new mattress sets, sales or clearance items.

Store info

Saint Vincent de Paul Value Store
79 King St E
Bowmanville, ON
P: 905-623-7941
Hours
Mon - Sat 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sun Closed

About Our Store

The Saint Vincent de Paul Value Store sells donated clothing, household items, toys, electronics, and furniture, the proceeds of which help fund the food bank and allow us to help families and individuals in need with rent, utilities, and other necessities. Through our store we are also able to provide a free voucher system which allows us to provide items such as furniture, clothing and new mattresses to those in need, free of charge.

Our store sells approximately 90% of donations we receive. We have an excellent recycling program which allows us to recycle clothing, linen, shoes and other items. These "unsellables" are sent overseas or are broken down into new material. Less than 10% of items received go into the landfill. We are environmentally conscious and aware, keeping thousands of tons of items, including furniture, out of landfills each and every year. Proceeds from our recycling program go to support our many projects.

We operate on a joint volunteer-paid management team. 80% of our staff are volunteers; 20% are paid management staff. Our volunteers work tirelessly sorting every item that comes into our store. Our management team helps to ensure smooth operations of the day-to-day tasks, as well, as ensuring that vouchers are filled and people in crisis situations are made top priority.

After all of our expenses are paid (including rent and utilities for our building, diesel and maintenance on our truck, salary for the management team), all 'profit' from the store is used to help those in need through our many programs.

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