Who can shop at the DAV Thrift Store?2018-05-23T16:38:51+00:00

We are open to the public. You do not need any special affiliation or membership to shop here.

What are your store hours?2018-05-23T16:39:05+00:00

Monday-Saturday: 8AM-7:30PM, Sunday: 10AM-5PM

Where do the profits go?2018-05-23T16:39:22+00:00

All money above and beyond operating expenses goes to Disabled American Veterans chapters 20 and 53. Learn more about us here.

Are there any other DAV Thrift Stores in the Des Moines area?2018-05-23T16:39:37+00:00

No, we have one location, with one big sales floor, to give you the largest selection and best prices.

What if my question wasn’t answered?2018-05-23T16:39:55+00:00

Call us at (515) 262-3850 to talk with one of our friendly employees who will happily answer your question(s).

What does D.A.V. stand for?2018-05-23T16:35:56+00:00

Disabled American Veterans

Where can I drop off donations?2018-05-23T16:36:13+00:00

Donations can be dropped off at our store located at 2627 East University Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50317. It is located west of the Iowa State Fairgrounds

When can I drop off donations?2018-05-23T16:37:03+00:00

Monday-Saturday: 8AM-7PM, Sunday: 10AM-5PM

How much does a donation pickup cost?2018-05-23T16:37:19+00:00

Absolutely nothing! It’s a free service we proudly offer just for donating your items to the DAV.

In what areas do you pick up donations?2018-05-23T16:38:01+00:00

We pick up donations all around the Des Moines metro area and some of the outlying smaller communities. Call us at (515) 262-4740 or click here to find out if we pick up donations in your area.

When do you pick up donations?2018-05-23T16:38:18+00:00

Donations are picked up Monday through Friday starting at 8AM, until all scheduled donations are picked up for that day. There are a few exceptions, such as weather and vehicle breakdown.

What items do you accept as donations?2018-05-23T16:38:35+00:00

We are able to take most items that are not considered harmful or dangerous. For a list of unaccepted items, click here.


One of our friendly employees will gladly answer any questions you may have.

(515) 262-3850
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