SVdP Thrift Store Website

SVdP Thrift Store Website

SVdP Thrift Store Website

Building Excellence among staff, volunteers and leadership who
work with SVdP Thrifts!

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Welcome to the site devoted to the staff and volunteers of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul’s Thrift Stores.  This site is all things thrift. Through sharing of knowledge and ideas, the Society will grow an even more successful thrift store program. Visit us often for new ideas and the latest thrift news.


SVdPUSA Names Director of Stores Support
The National Council of St. Vincent de Paul has hired Lori Bedwell, who has more than 18 years of thrift store experience with the Society.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul, St. Louis, announces New Store in Creve Coeur
The St. Louis Council of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul recently opened a new thrift store located in Creve Coeur, Mo. This store is the ninth SVdP thrift store in the St. Louis area.
Fifty Lessons!

Fifty Lessons Learned from 25 Years in Thrift Retailing from the National CEO Dave Barringer. Dave’s 50 Lessons

Stay informed. Be in the Loop!

Make your home page and be eligible to win a 50″ Vivio Television. Learn more

Plan to attend Society’s Thrift Store Conference, Wednesday, August 29, 9:30 a.m.

Hope to see you at the Society’s annual thrift store conference on Wednesday, August 29 beginning at 9:30 a.m. The meeting is part of the Society’s National Assembly in San Diego. Join in the sharing of best practices, good ideas and peer to peer discussions as we seek to grow the success of our thrift stores. Learn more



Collect Books! Build a Revenue Stream

To learn more about making book collection part of your thrift store activities, plan to visit ThriftBooks’  vendor table at the National Assembly in San Diego, California (August 29-August 31). Visit TABLE 43.

Be part of the pursuit of excellence. Join the Thrift Store Mailing list.     Click here

Do you have a story to share? Send it to Lori Bedwell at Photos welcome.