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.

Sunday, December 21, 2014

HAPPENINGS - December 22, 2014 - January 4, 2015


"A Unique Quality Resale Experience"

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE!

A few last minute holiday specials running through the end of the year for you to take advantage of, then it's business as usual at the West Seattle Discovery Shop after the holiday rush. 
  • Pink tags are discounted 75% now through Saturday December 27 and the last four days of the month (and the year!) they will be $1.
  • Starting Friday January 2 blue tags will be 50%.
  • Holiday items are 75% off from Monday December 22 through early closing Wednesday December 24. There are still some lovely things for the last minute shopper.
  • CHRISTMAS EVE AND NEW YEAR'S EVE WE ARE CLOSING AT 1 PM AND WE WILL BE CLOSED ALL DAY  BOTH THURSDAY DECEMBER 25 AND THURSDAY JANUARY 1. 
  • Storewide clearance of 40% begins Friday December 26 running until 1 p.m. Wednesday December 31.
  • Outdoor jackets and coats will be discounted 50% from Sunday January 4 through Saturday January 10. We have a large inventory for both women and men.
  • All month specials: Mondays-Double stamps on Customer Appreciation Cards between 10 a.m. and noon, Tuesdays-20% off Senior's purchases, Saturday-20% off for HS students with school ID and Sundays-40% off all men's wear.
Come in on your actual birthday and receive 20% off your purchase of regular priced items.

Follow us to Facebook at AmericanCancerSociety/West Seattle.org. We'd love to have you share an experience you've had in our "unique quality resale shop."

"All Proceeds Benefit the American Cancer Society"

Sunday, December 7, 2014

HAPPENINGS - December 8 - 21


"A Unique Quality Resale Experience"

Our Wish List: Donations of Children's clothing from newborn to size 10. 
·         Pink tags are currently discounted 50%.
·         The special rack of holiday party clothing is going fast. If you need a glittery dress or top, or even a special jacket, this is the place to come.

·         Unique long-lasting teacups filled with goodies are available for that hard to buy for person. They make perfect hostess gifts.

·         New holiday items are still being put out daily and starting Thursday December 11 they will be discounted 50%.

·         We are open Thursdays in December until 8:30 p.m. Have something to eat at the Junction and then stroll along festive California Avenue to get into the holiday spirit. We'll be waiting with some great deals!

·         All month specials: Mondays-Double stamps on Customer Appreciation Cards between 10 a.m. and noon, Tuesdays-20% off Senior's purchases, Saturday-20% off for HS students with school ID and Sundays-40% off all men's wear.
Come in on your actual birthday and you will receive a percentage off your purchase.

Follow us to Facebook at AmericanCancerSociety/West Seattle.org. We'd love to have you share an experience you've had in our "unique quality resale shop."
All Proceeds Benefit the American Cancer Society

 


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

Sunday, November 23, 2014

HAPPENINGS - November 24-December 7


HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

·         Yellow tags are currently discounted 75% and pink tagged items become 50% off December 1.
 
·         We will be closed Thanksgiving to share the day with friends and family.
 
·         Black Friday November 28 deals will continue through Sunday November 30 with 40% off all clothing in the Shop.
 
·         Monday December 1 look for our special rack of holiday glitzy clothes.
 
·         Wednesday December 3 some unique long-lasting teacup gifts will be displayed for that special person on your list. Perfect hostess gifts.
 
·         Our doors will close at 1 p.m. Thursday December 4 for a holiday volunteer luncheon. Without them we would not be able to give all proceeds to the American Cancer Society for research, advocacy, education and service.
 
·         This month's Full Moon Special Saturday December 6 is 40% off any one item of your choice. (Excluding "no discount" white tags.)
 
·         The Holiday Extravaganza continues with new items displayed daily. New items daily.
 
·         All month specials: Mondays-Double stamps on Customer Appreciation Cards between 10 a.m. and noon, Tuesdays-20% off Senior's purchases, Saturday-20% off for HS students with school ID and Sundays-40% off all men's wear.

Remember if you come in on your actual birthday you receive a percentage off your purchase.
Follow us to Facebook at 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"

 

Sunday, November 9, 2014

HAPPENINGS - November 10 - 23

"A Holiday Unique Quality Resale Experience"
 
Doors open for our Holiday  Extravaganza  at 10 a.m. Monday November 10. So many things to choose from that it will blow your mind! All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society for research, advocacy, education and service thanks to our staff of outstanding volunteers and donations from wonderful donors.
 
·         Yellow tags are now discounted 50%.

·         We are open Thursday night November 13 until 8:30 p.m. during the Alaska Junction Art Walk.

·      Join us Saturday November 22 for refreshments from 1-3 p.m. to celebrate the 24th year anniversary of the Discovery Shop in West Seattle. Everything will be "Buy One, Get One" all day.

·         All month specials: Mondays-Double stamps on Customer Appreciation Cards between 10 a.m. and noon, Tuesdays-20% off Senior's purchases, Saturday-20% off for HS students with school ID and Sundays-40% off all men's wear.

Remember if you come in on your actual birthday you will receive a percentage off your purchase.

Follow us to Facebook at American Cancer Society/West Seattle.org. Did you know, anyone can go there from here even if you aren't a Facebook member? Just click on the Facebook link
"Follow us on Facebook" on the right. We'd love to have you share a comment about an experience you've had in our "unique quality resale shop."

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

Sunday, October 26, 2014

HAPPENINGS - October 27 - November 9


Come in for some real deals -- blue tagged items are $1 starting Tuesday October 28 and beginning Saturday November 1 yellow tags are discounted 50%.
So many things on the agenda for November, you may want to make a copy for your refrigerator!

·         Tuesday October 28 - Friday October 31 -  All blue tags throughout the Shop are only $1.  

·         Tuesday November  4 (Election Day)   Pick a flag for a surprise discount on your purchase.

·         Currently through Saturday November 8 - The Vintage area is being featured.

·         Wednesday November 5 - Saturday November 8 - 40% STOREWIDE CLEARANCE.

·         WE WILL BE CLOSED SUNDAY NOVEMBER 9 preparing for our Christmas Extravaganza that opens promptly at 10 a.m. the next day.

·         All month specials: Mondays-Double stamps on Customer Appreciation Cards between 10 a.m. and noon, Tuesdays-20% off Senior's purchases, Saturday-20% off for HS students with school ID and Sundays-40% off all men's wear.

Follow us to Facebook. We'd love to have you share a comment about an experience you've had in our "unique quality resale shop."

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

Monday, September 29, 2014

HAPPENINGS - September 29-October 26


Pink tagged items are now $1 and beginning Wednesday October 1 blue tags are discounted 50%. Winter clothing is out!
Wow, what an array of Special Events in the next three weeks:
·         Wednesday October 8: Full Moon special - 40% off one item of your choice.
·         Thursday October 9: During the Junction Art Walk pictures and frames are discounted 40% and we're open late for your convenience.
·         Monday October 13: Draw a flag for Columbus Day for a surprise percentage off your purchase.
·         Monday October 20: For the next few weeks we will be stocking our "Vintage Findings" shelves to full capacity. Think Christmas!
·         Wednesday October 22: Blue tags become 75% off the original price.
·         Friday October 24: All black and orange clothing and Halloween decor becomes 40% off.
·         Sunday October 26:  THE DISCOVERY SHOP IS CLOSED

OCTOBER MONTHLY SPECIALS: Mondays-Double stamps on Customer Appreciation Cards between 10 a.m. and noon. Tuesdays-20% off Senior's purchases AND 40% off pink clothing for Breast Cancer Awareness month. Wednesdays-40% off green clothing for Liver Cancer Awareness month. Saturday-20% off for HS students with school ID and Sundays-40% off all men's wear.
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"A World With Less Cancer is a World With More Birthdays"

 

Monday, September 22, 2014

HAPPENINGS - September 22


Thanks to the West Seattle Community and our wonderful customers, our new Discovery Shop window has been installed.
We couldn't have done it without your emotional and financial support and still kept our goal of raising money for cancer research, advocacy, and education. You're the best!!

Sunday, September 14, 2014

HAPPENINGS - September 15 - 28


While we're waiting for delivery of our new front window, we have some great deals for you.
Pink tagged items are currently 50% off and beginning Sunday September 21 they become 75% off.

Special events in the next two weeks:

·         September 15 - 20:  China Event with 12 sets of dishes to choose from, 2 tea sets and 3 sets of demitasse cups and saucers. Time for something new for holiday entertaining? Check us out for some ideas.

·         September 22 - 27:  Summer clothing and shoes on sale at 40% off. Great time to stock up for next year -- or for that winter cruise in the Bahamas. Dreaming!!
All month specials: Mondays-Double stamps on Customer Appreciation Cards between 10 a.m. and noon, Tuesdays-20% off Senior's purchases, Saturday-20% off for HS students with school ID and Sundays-40% off all men's wear.

Follow us to Facebook. We'd love to have you share a comment about an experience you've had in our "unique quality resale shop."
September Cancer Awareness month includes many types of cancer: Childhood, Gynecological, Leukemia/Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, Ovarian, Prostrate and Thyroid.

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

Monday, September 1, 2014

HAPPENINGS - September 2 - 14


Broken windows don't deter us from our goal of raising money for the American Cancer Society for cancer research, advocacy, education and service.  Thanks to our volunteers and the community we are fighters in every sense of the word!
Pink tagged items are 50% off with many one-of-a-kind items to choose from in every department.

Special events in the next two weeks:
·         September 8 - Monday is Full Moon special with 40% off one item of your choice.
·         September 11 through September 14 - Thursday through Sunday is the 50% off sale on everything in the shop except white tags. The next time you return you will see warmer outfits, sweaters and coats for the chilly days ahead.
All month specials: Mondays-Double stamps on Customer Appreciation Cards between 10 a.m. and noon, Tuesdays-20% off Senior's purchases, Saturday-20% off for HS students with school ID and Sundays-40% off all men's wear.
Follow us to Facebook. We'd love to have you share a comment about an experience you've had in our "unique quality resale shop."
September Cancer Awareness month includes many types of cancer: Childhood, Gynecological, Leukemia/Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, Ovarian, Prostrate and Thyroid.

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

 

Thursday, August 28, 2014

SMASHED WINDOW SALE AUGUST 30 AND 31

 
We're not closed -- just regrouping from a smashed window!

Come in Saturday and Sunday, August 30 and 31, when we will be having a special 50% off sale on all pants. We need your help to increase sales to pay for this damage.

All income benefits the American Cancer Society for research, education, advocacy and service.



Thursday, August 21, 2014

HAPPENINGS - August 18 - 31


Yellow tagged items are currently 50% with many one-of-a-kind items to choose from in every department.

Special events in the next two weeks:

·         August 22- Yellow tags - become75% off.

·         August 23 - Scenic Saturday -  40% off all pictures.

·         August 25 - New children's clothing rack debuts.

·         August 26 - Topper Tuesday - 40% all tops and jewelry.

All month specials: Mondays-Double stamps on Customer Appreciation Cards between 10 a.m. and noon, Tuesdays-20% off Senior's purchases, Saturday-20% off for HS students with school ID and Sundays-40% off all men's wear.

Did you know that 47 of the cancer researchers we've funded have won Nobel Prizes? Thanks to donors and volunteers, the problem is being  addressed and we WILL find a solution.

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

Sunday, August 3, 2014

HAPPENINGS - August 4 - 17


Yellow tagged items are 50%  off with many one-of-a-kind items to choose from in every department.
Special events in the next two weeks:

·         August 7 - Thirsty Thursday  - anything you can drink out of 40% off.
·        August 10 Sunday - Full Moon Special   - 40% off any one item of your choice.

·         August 13 - White Wednesday - 40% off white clothing.

·        August 15 - Foodie Friday  - 40% off anything used in preparing, serving or eating food.

All month specials: Mondays-Double stamps on Customer Appreciation Cards between 10 a.m. and noon, Tuesdays-20% off Senior's purchases, Saturday-20% off for HS students with school ID and Sundays-40% off all men's wear.
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"A World With Less Cancer is a World With More Birthdays"

Sunday, July 20, 2014

HAPPENINGS - July 21 - August 3


Blue tags are 75% off beginning July 22 with many one-of-a-kind items to choose from. Beginning August 1 all yellow tags become 50% off. Peruse through each department - you might discover a treasure in clothing, housewares, vintage finds, jewelry, etc., etc. What fun!
Another fun thing is coming up Sunday August 3 - any customer wearing sandals will receive 40% off any one item. Put on those summer sandals and come on in! Check the whiteboard behind the front counter for more surprise specials during the month. (Hint: Media Monday, Topper Tuesday, White Wednesday, Thirsty Thursday, Foodie Friday, Scenic Saturday.) You will have to be alert to discover which days of the month these specials will occur.

All month specials: Mondays-Double stamps on Customer Appreciation Cards between 10 a.m. and noon, Tuesdays-20% off Senior's purchases, Saturday-20% off for HS students with school ID and Sundays-40% off all men's wear.
Follow us to Facebook. We'd love to have you leave a comment about an experience you've had in our "unique quality resale" shop.

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

Monday, July 7, 2014

HAPPENINGS - July 7 - 20

In case you haven't heard on the streets, we are joining the West Seattle Alaska Junction Association for their big Summerfest event Friday July 11 through Sunday
July 13. 

Everything, with the exception of plants, white tags and jewelry, will be 50% off.

Lots of fun things to see and do while you're in the Junction, but you won't want to miss stopping for a beautiful plant or a treasure from inside the Discovery Shop. Come early!

Blue tags are currently 50% off daily with many one-of-a-kind items to choose from.

All month specials: Mondays-Double stamps on Customer Appreciation Cards between 10 a.m. and noon, Tuesdays-20% off Senior's purchases, Saturday-20% off for HS students with school ID and Sundays-40% off all men's wear.

Follow us to Facebook. We'd love to have you leave a comment about an experience you've had in our "unique quality resale" shop.

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

Monday, June 23, 2014

HAPPENINGS - June 23-July 6


Pink tags are now 75% off. Many one-of-a-kind items to choose from.
Come in Tuesday June 24 through Thursday June 26 for awesome women's clothing at 40% off. Tuesday July 1 through Thursday July 3 any clothing with red, white or blue will be 40% off to get you in the mood for picnics and fireworks.
Beginning July 1 Blue tags are discounted 50%.
DISCOVERY SHOP CLOSED FRIDAY JULY 4
All month specials: Mondays-Double stamps on Customer Appreciation Cards between 10 a.m. and noon, Tuesdays-20% off Senior's purchases, Saturday-20% off for HS students with school ID and Sundays-40% off all men's wear.
Please follow us to Facebook. We'd love to have you leave a comment about an experience you've had in our "unique quality resale" shop.
"A World With Less Cancer is a World With More Birthdays"


Sunday, June 8, 2014

HAPPENINGS - June 9-22

With vacations on the horizon, whether camping, sailing, etc., check our swimsuit and leisure-wear sections. There will be a variety of camera's displayed beginning Monday June 9 to capture those special memories.
And for media items for your trip - do we have a deal for you! Whether you are looking for a VHS, CD, DVD, record or book, we've got them all. Buy 1 at our regular low price and get a 2nd one of equal or lesser value for a penny. A great time to stock up and a great selection to choose from.

Pink tags are now 50% off. Come in on Friday the 13th for 40% off any 1 item of your choice during our Full Moon Special. Saturday June 14 is Flag Day and you pick a flag to see what discount you receive on your entire purchase. Many one-of-a-kind items to choose from.
All month specials: Mondays-Double stamps on Customer Appreciation Cards between 10 a.m. and noon, Tuesdays-20% off Senior's purchases, Saturday-20% off for HS students with school ID and Sundays-40% off all men's wear.
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"A World With Less Cancer is a World With More Birthdays"


Sunday, May 25, 2014

HAPPENINGS - May 26-June 8

We are closed Monday May 26 to observe Memorial Day
Brighten up your summer wardrobe with great bargains and at the same time, your purchase and donation supports the American Cancer Society's efforts to save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays.
Come in to find a treasure while all yellow tags are  75% off.
Beginning Sunday June 1 pink tags are 50% off. Many one-of-a-kind items to choose from.
You're sure to find something that sparks memories from your mother's or grandmother's home at our new "Vintage Finds" area. Check it out.
All month specials: Mondays-Double stamps on Customer Appreciation Cards between 10 a.m. and noon, Tuesdays-20% off Senior's purchases, Saturday-20% off for HS students with school ID and Sundays-40% off all men's wear.
Follow us to Facebook. We'd love to have you leave a comment.
June is National Cancer Survivor Awareness Month.
"A World With Less Cancer is a World With More Birthdays"

Monday, May 12, 2014

HAPPENINGS - May 12 - 26


ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY

Yellow tags are  50% off and through Saturday May 17 all clothing worn "below the waist" is 40% off. This is the perfect time to stock up on shorts and sandals for the warm days ahead. 

To celebrate the full moon, on Wednesday May 14 one item of your choice can be purchased for 40% off. 

Anything red, white or blue is 50% off for three days starting Friday May 23.  

We are closed Monday May 26 for Memorial Day. 

All month specials: Monday-Double stamps on Customer Appreciation Cards between 10 a.m. and noon, Tuesday-20% off Senior's purchases, Saturday-20% off for HS students with school ID and Sunday-40% off all men's wear.  

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Shopping with Purpose: For over 40 years the American Cancer Society Discovery Shops have been supporting the fight against cancer through the sale of high quality, gently used, donated goods. 100% of profits go to support the American Cancer Society's programs for research, education, advocacy and service. Specifically, every penny of profit goes to support the mission of Living Well, Getting Well and Staying Well.

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

Thursday, April 24, 2014

HAPPENINGS - April 21 - May 11

Flowers, lighter colors and clothing are in the forecast. And sunshine, hopefully! Many things are going on at the West Seattle American Cancer Society Discovery Shop in the upcoming weeks.


---First, Blue tags are 75% off now and on Thursday May 1 Yellow tags are 50%.

---Second, the Tea Cup Event is going on and you will be able to get your special person a decorated, filled tea cup for Mother's Day. (Which is May 11, by the way.) The cups are filled with "goodies" and make excellent gifts for any upcoming occasion. 

---Third, Sunday April 27 is Arbor Day and clothing with shades of brown are 20% off.

---Fourth, Sunday May 4 is the first-ever Bridal Gown Event with wedding dresses featured that day only. There are 16 new dresses and 3 vintage in excellent condition. Many styles are available and best of all - most are priced at $100. Questions?? Contact Michele at 253.293.2424

---Fifth, and if that wasn't enough, a French leather body doll in her original dress is on the Silent Auction block until May 9. The final bid will be taken at 3p.m. that Friday. A treasure for any doll lover. Stop by the Discovery Shop today to view the doll plus two of the wedding gowns that will be available May 4.


By shopping and donating at the Discovery Shop you are helping to create a world with more birthdays. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.

A WORLD WITH LESS CANCER IS A WORLD WITH MORE BIRTHDAYS!

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

HAPPENINGS - Special Bridal Gown Event May 4


SPECIAL ONE-OF-A-KIND BRIDAL GOWN EVENT AT
WEST SEATTLE DISCOVERY SHOP

 Wedding dresses from sizes 4 through 16 will be featured one day only, Sunday, May 4. There are 16 new dresses and 3 "once worn" in excellent condition.  Many styles available and best of all - most are priced at $100.

 A sneak preview of a few pieces available:
·         Satin sheath with long sleeves, embellished with sequins and pearls.
·         "Grace Kelly" strapless dress with a full skirt, taupe insets and a matching shawl.
·         Jeweled spaghetti-strap ivory and gold organdy and satin with matching shawl.
·         Halter top with A-line satin skirt embellished with pearls and sequins.
·         A champagne colored strapless embroidered organdy over satin with lace-up back and attached 4-foot train.
·         Victorian style, high neck satin dress with long sleeves and 4-foot train.
·         Fredrick & Nelson gown with empire waist, lace sleeves and detached 6-foot train worn 48 years ago, in excellent condition.

You will also find a new Neiman Marcus long gold brocade coat, a white satin-like pant suit, veils and head pieces,

Questions?? Call Michele at 253.293.2424

 ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY


Address: 4535 California Ave. SW (Alaska Junction)
Hours: Sunday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; all other days 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 937-7169