Introduction

The American Cancer Society saves lives by helping you get well and stay well, by finding cures and by fighting back against cancer. Through a unique quality resale shopping experience the WEST SEATTLE DISCOVERY SHOP helps to support the fight against cancer.

Staffed with friendly, dedicated volunteers, the Discovery Shop offers men's and women's clothing, vintage wear, accessories, jewelry, artwork, antiques, collectibles, books and household items.

Saturday, September 9, 2017

HAPPENINGS - September 11-24


"A Unique Quality Resale Experience"

DID YOU KNOW:    The American Cancer Society's Discovery Shops are excellent places to get terrific deals and to be treated like royalty by our wonderful volunteers. Newly priced items are put on the sales floor all day, every day. All proceeds go to the fight against cancer. You can join us as a donor, customer or volunteer. With your help we can, and will, win this fight!

Happenings through September 24 at the West Seattle Discovery Shop. (FYI: Watch the board behind the counter for "Manager's Specials" that may show up at any time.)

§  Pink tags are currently 50% off and Monday September 18 they will become 75% off.
 
§  Summer Clothing Clearance continues Monday September 11 through the end of the month, now at 75% off, and then will be removed from the sales floor. Don't miss out!.
 
§  On Thursday September 21 Celebrate Autumn by choosing one item of your choice at 40% off.

 Weekly Specials  - Save on regular priced items if you fit one of the categories below:

ü  Monday - Active Military and Veterans receive 20% off. ID required.

ü  Tuesday - Seniors age 55+ receive 20% off.

ü  Saturday - 20% off for HS students with school ID.

ü  Sunday - 40% off all men's wear.

ü  On your actual birthday receive 20% off.

 Follow us to Facebook by using the link on the right side of this page, or go to www.AmericanCancerSociety/West Seattle.org. We'd love to have you share an experience you've had in our "unique quality resale shop."

September is Cancer Awareness Month for: Childhood Cancer (ribbon color Gold), Gynecological Cancer (ribbon color Peach), Leukemia/Lymphoma Cancer (ribbon color Orange/Lime), Multiple Myeloma (ribbon color Burgundy), Ovarian Cancer (ribbon color Teal), Prostate Cancer (ribbon color Light Blue), Thyroid Cancer (ribbon color  Teal/Pink/Blue.

 

"A World With Less Cancer is a World With More Birthdays"

Saturday, August 19, 2017

HAPPENINGS - August 21-September 10


"A Unique Quality Resale Experience"

 DID YOU KNOW:    The Discovery Shops are the official resale shops of the American Cancer Society. Join the fight with us as a donor, shopper or volunteer. All three categories are needed to help achieve our goals. If you have a few hours a week to meet new friends and help with this fight, contact your nearest Discovery Shop. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.

Happenings through September 10 at the West Seattle Discovery Shop. (FYI: Watch the board behind the counter for "Manager's Specials" that may show up at any time.)

AUGUST 21-31
§  Yellow tags are now 75% off. Starting Monday August 28 through the end of the month yellow tags are the lowest price of the month. Come in and check it out!

§  Remember hearing that August would be a fun month of specials? Here are the last three. Enjoy!
§  August 21 - Media Monday - 50% off "books videos, CD's and DVD's."
§  August 26 - Scenic Saturday - 40% off "frames and pictures."
§  August 29 - Topper Tuesday - 40% off "items worn above the waist."

SEPTEMBER 1-10
§  Beginning September 1 Pink tags are 50% off.

§  From September 1 through10 all Summer clothing is yours for 50% off. Time to restock your wardrobe.

§  THE DISCOVERY SHOP IS CLOSED LABOR DAY SEPTEMBER 4.

§  Full Moon Special with 40% off one item of your choice happens Wednesday September 6.

 Weekly Specials  - Save on regular priced items if you fit one of the categories below:
ü  Monday - Active Military and Veterans receive 20% off. ID required.
ü  Tuesday - Seniors age 55+ receive 20% off.
ü  Saturday - 20% off for HS students with school ID.
ü  Sunday - 40% off all men's wear.
ü  On your actual birthday receive 20% off.

Follow us to Facebook by using the link on the right side of this page, or go to www.AmericanCancerSociety/West Seattle.org. If you would like to receive automatic bi-monthly updates, please see the note on the right side of this page or stop in at the Alaska Junction West Seattle Discovery Shop. Via a special email you will be among the first to hear what is "Happening" at the West Seattle Discovery Shop.
 
"A World With Less Cancer is a World With More Birthdays"

 



Sunday, August 6, 2017

HAPPENINGS - August 7-20

Summer's in our Window

"A Unique Quality Resale Experience"

DID YOU KNOW:    The American Cancer Society's Discovery Shops are great places to get great deals and to be treated royally by our wonderful volunteers. You are bound to get hooked on coming in to see what is happening since newly priced items are put on the sales floor all day, every day. All proceeds go to the fight against cancer. You can join us as a donor, customer or volunteer. With your help we will win this fight!

Happenings through August 20 at the West Seattle Discovery Shop:

§  Yellow tags are now 50% off. Starting Friday August 18 you can get 75% off yellow tags.

§  Full moon special with 40% off one item of your choice happens Monday August 7.

§  Clothing below the waist is 50% off all day Tuesday August 8 and Wednesday August 9.

§  Remember reading here that August would be a fun month of specials? Well, here are three of them (be sure to be creative):
August 10 - Thirsty Thursday - 40% off "anything you can drink from."
August 16 - White Wednesday - 40% off "any white clothing."
August 18 - Foodie Friday - 40% off "anything used in the preparation or eating of food."

§  Watch the board behind the counter for "Manager's Specials."

Weekly Specials  - Save on regular priced items if you fit one of the categories below:

ü  Monday - Active Military and Veterans receive 20% off. ID required.
ü  Tuesday - Seniors age 55+ receive 20% off.
ü  Saturday - 20% off for HS students with school ID.
ü  Sunday - 40% off all men's wear.
ü  On your actual birthday receive 20% off.

 Follow us to Facebook by using the link on the right side of this page, or go to www.AmericanCancerSociety/West Seattle.org. We'd love to have you share an experience you've had in our "unique quality resale shop."


 "A World With Less Cancer is a World With More Birthdays"

A Beautiful Large Basket
Lovely Ceramic Lady
Craft Department
Flower for Your Wall


Sunday, July 23, 2017

HAPPENINGS - July 24-August 6

Spode's Byron

"A Unique Quality Resale Experience"

DID YOU KNOW:    The American Cancer Society is saving lives through research, education, advocacy and service. Passionately committed to fighting every type of cancer in every community, the American Cancer Society's mission is to eliminate cancer as a major health problem. Thanks to the support of volunteers and donors, the American Cancer Society is saving lives here in the Puget Sound and throughout Washington State.

Happenings through August 6 at the West Seattle Discovery Shop:

§  Blue tags are currently 75% off until Friday July 28 when they go to only $1 through the end of the month.

§  Yellow tags become 50% off on Tuesday August 1.

§  Some special discounts happen in August. For instance, Sunday August 6 (Sandal Sunday) anyone wearing sandals, flip flops, etc., will receive 40% off one item of your choice. Watch here for the other six specials during the month. You never know what will show up for 40% off!

§  Watch the board behind the counter for "Manager's Specials."


Weekly Specials  - Save on regular priced items when you fit one of the categories below:

ü  Monday - Active Military and Veterans receive 20% off. ID required.

ü  Tuesday - Seniors age 55+ receive 20% off.

ü  Saturday - 20% off for HS students with school ID.

ü  Sunday - 40% off all men's wear.

ü  On your actual birthday receive 20% off.

 
Follow us to Facebook by using the link on the right side of this page, or go to www.AmericanCancerSociety/West Seattle.org. We'd love to have you share an experience you've had in our "unique quality resale shop."

 
"A World With Less Cancer is a World With More Birthdays"


Colorful Tapestry by Local Artist



Sunday, July 9, 2017

HAPPENINGS - July 10 - 23

Just a few of many, many plants

"A Unique Quality Resale Experience"
 
DID YOU KNOW:    The American Cancer Society is saving lives through research, education, advocacy and service. Passionately committed to fighting every type of cancer in every community, the American Cancer Society's mission is to eliminate cancer as a major health problem. Thanks to the support of volunteers and donors, the American Cancer Society is saving lives here in the Puget Sound and throughout Washington State.

Happenings through July 23 at the West Seattle Discovery Shop:

§  Blue tags are currently 50% off until Tuesday July 18 when they go to 75% off.

§  Come into the Shop during the West Seattle Alaska Junction Summer Fest. This happens Friday July 14 through Sunday July 16 when EVERYTHING IN THE SHOP will be 50% off.
§  Plants are highlighted during Summer Fest and go very quickly. While they are not 50% off they are all-time favorites at all-time low prices. Come early for your choice of hundreds of plants - big, small and in-between.
 
§  Watch the board behind the counter for "Manager's Specials."

Weekly Specials  - Save on regular priced items when you fit one of the categories:
  • Monday - Active Military and Veterans receive 20% off. ID required.
  •   Tuesday - Seniors age 55+ receive 20% off.
  • Saturday - 20% off for HS students with school ID.
  •  Sunday - 40% off all men's wear.
  •  On your actual birthday receive 20% off.
 Follow us to Facebook by using the link on the right side of this page, or go to www.AmericanCancerSociety/West Seattle.org. We'd love to have you share an experience you've had in our "unique quality resale shop."

July is Sarcoma/Bone Cancer (ribbon color yellow) and Bladder Cancer (ribbon color marigold/blue/purple) Awareness Month.

Spring into action: DONATE, SHOP, VOLUNTEER

 "A World With Less Cancer is a World With More Birthdays"


 



Sunday, June 25, 2017

HAPPENINGS - June 26-July 9

One of our many wonderful volunteers

"A Unique Quality Resale Experience"

DID YOU KNOW:    Death rates from cancer have dropped 25% over the past two decades, according to the American Cancer Society. And across the country and around the world, researchers are studying new ways to prevent, detect, diagnose and treat the disease. "We already cure a lot of cancers," said Daniel F. Hayes, MD, president of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. "There is so much more hope than there used to be."

Happenings through July 9 at the West Seattle Discovery Shop:
  • Pink tags are currently 75% off and even lower beginning Tuesday June 27 through the end of the month.
  • Help us celebrate the 4th of July. Come in Monday July 3 and pick a flag showing a special discount on one item of your choice.
 THE DISCOVERY SHOP IS CLOSED TUESDAY JULY 4TH
  • From Wednesday July 5 through Saturday July 8 any one item of your choice will be 40% off.
  • The Full Moon Special occurs Sunday July 9. Any one item of your choice - 40% off.
  • Don't forget to check the candy-filled teacups. Sweets and tea - what a treat.
  • Blue tags are 50% off beginning Saturday July 1.
  • Watch the board behind the counter for "Manager's Specials".
Weekly Specials  - Save on regular priced items if you fit one of these categories:

ü  Monday - Active Military and Veterans receive 20% off. ID required.
ü  Tuesday - Seniors age 55+ receive 20% off.
ü  Saturday - 20% off for HS students with school ID.
ü  Sunday - 40% off all men's wear.
ü  On your actual birthday receive 20% off.

 Heads up: Watch for the Summer Fest happening at the West Seattle Alaska Junction July 14-16. The popular plant sale is back, as well as 50% off everything in the Shop. Come early - the customers love this event and line up at the door early. More about this next time!

Follow us to Facebook by using the link on the right side of this page, or go to www.AmericanCancerSociety/West Seattle.org. We'd love to have you share an experience you've had in our "unique quality resale shop."

July is Sarcoma/Bone Cancer (ribbon color yellow) and Bladder Cancer (ribbon color marigold/blue/purple) Awareness Month.

 Spring into action: DONATE, SHOP, VOLUNTEER

 "A World With Less Cancer is a World With More Birthdays"



Colorful Mask/Wall Hanging
Sophisticated lady

Great for a summer outing

Sunday, June 11, 2017

HAPPENINGS - June 12 - 25

A Father AND a Volunteer

"A Unique Quality Resale Experience"

DID YOU KNOW:     The American Cancer Society (ACS) for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2015, lists 75% of funds for Program Services (Patient Support, Research, Prevention, Detection and Treatment). The remaining 25% are allocated for supporting services (Fundraising-19.1%, Management and General Administration 5.5%).

Happenings through June 25 at the West Seattle Discovery Shop:

§  Pink tags are currently 50% off and become 75% off on Sunday June 18.

§  Men's Clothing is 40% off Monday June 12 through Saturday June 17.

§  On Flag Day, Wednesday June 14, one item of your choice is discounted by the percentage on a flag that you pick. Could be anywhere from 10% to 50%. Good luck!

HAPPY FATHER'S DAY SUNDAY JUNE 18.
WE WILL BE OPEN 11 am to 3 pm
FOR THOSE LAST MINUTE GIFTS.

§  If you have been lucky enough to purchase one of the beautiful filled teacups made by some of our great volunteers, you'll want to be first in line starting Wednesday June 21. These make wonderful gifts for those hard to buy for people, and you will be remembered every time they use the cup.

HAPPY "FIRST DAY OF SUMMER" WEDNESDAY JUNE 21!

§  Watch the board behind the counter for "Manager's Specials" that may show up at any time.

Weekly Specials  - Save on regular priced items if you fit the category shown:

ü  Monday - Active Military and Veterans receive 20% off. ID required.
ü  Tuesday - Seniors age 55+ receive 20% off.
ü  Saturday - 20% off for HS students with school ID.
ü  Sunday - 40% off all men's wear.
ü  On your actual birthday receive 20% off.

 Follow us to Facebook by using the link on the right side of this page, or go to www.AmericanCancerSociety/West Seattle.org. We'd love to have you share an experience you've had in our "unique quality resale shop."

 June is National Cancer Survivor Month.

Spring into action: DONATE, SHOP, VOLUNTEER

 "A World With Less Cancer is a World With More Birthdays"


Coats and Vests


Summer Wear