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, 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



Saturday, May 27, 2017

HAPPENINGS - May 29-June 11

Scarves Galore!

"A Unique Quality Resale Experience"

 DID YOU KNOW:     The American Cancer Society (ACS) runs public health advertising campaigns and organizes projects such as the Relay For Life and the Great American Smokeout . The ACS participates in the Hopkins 4 for Cancer, a 4,000-mile bike ride from Baltimore to San Francisco to raise money for the society's Hope Lodge. A series of "upscale retail" shops operates to raise money to help create a world with less cancer and more birthdays.

Happenings through June 11 at the West Seattle Discovery Shop:

§  Yellow tags are currently $1 through the end of the month. On June 1 Pink tags become 50% off.
 
THE DISCOVERY SHOP IS CLOSED MEMORIAL DAY - MONDAY MAY 29
 
§  The Full Moon Special this month is Friday June 9. Any one item of your choice is 40% off.

§  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"

 

Great Silverware Pieces
Jewelry for Every Taste


 

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Happenings May 15-29

West Germany Porcelain Girl

"A Unique Quality Resale Experience"

 DID YOU KNOW:     The American Cancer Society (ACS) provides grants to researchers, including funding 47 Nobel Laureate researchers, discovering the link between smoking and cancer, and serving one million callers every year through its National Cancer Information Center (800-ACS-2345).

Happenings through May 29 at the West Seattle Discovery Shop:

§  Yellow tags are currently 50% off until Thursday May 18. They will then be 75% off, and Saturday May 27 they become even lower through the end of the month.

§  Memorial Day Sale on red, white and blue regular priced clothing runs from Thursday May 25 through Sunday May 28 at 40% off.

§  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.

 THE DISCOVERY SHOP IS CLOSED MEMORIAL DAY - MAY 29

 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."

 May is Melanoma Cancer (ribbon color black) and Brain Cancer (ribbon color grey) Awareness month.

 "The Discovery Shop is the official resale shop of the American Cancer Society. We accept donations which are resold for the fight against cancer. Come join the fight as a donor, shopper or volunteer."

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

  
Miniature Lusterware 24-piece Tea Set

Saturday, April 29, 2017

HAPPENINGS - May 1 - 14


"A Unique Quality Resale Experience"


DID YOU KNOW:     The American Cancer Society (ACS) sword symbol, adopted by ACS in 1928, was designed by George E. Durant of Brooklyn, NY. The two serpents forming the handle represent the scientific and medical focus of the society's mission and the blade expresses the "crusading spirit of the cancer control movement."


Happenings through May 14 at the West Seattle Discovery Shop:
  • Yellow tags are currently 50% off.
  • "Books for the creative mind" is featured from Wednesday May 3 through Tuesday May 9. Books will be reduced 50%.
  • The Full Moon Special occurs Wednesday May 10. You will receive 40% off one item of your choice.
  • 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 a 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."

May is Melanoma Cancer (ribbon color black) and Brain Cancer (ribbon color grey) Awareness month.

"The Discovery Shop is the official resale shop of the American Cancer Society. We accept donations which are resold for the fight against cancer. Come join the fight as a donor, shopper or volunteer."

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

Saturday, April 15, 2017

HAPPENINGS - April 17 - 30


"A Unique Quality Resale Experience"

DID YOU KNOW:     The American Cancer Society (ACS) was founded on May 23, 1913 by 15 physicians and businessmen in New York City under the name American Society for the Control of Cancer (ASCC). The current name was adopted in 1944. According to Charity Navigator the ACS is one of the oldest and largest volunteer health organizations.

Happenings through April 30 at the West Seattle Discovery Shop:

§  Blue tags are currently 50% off through Monday April 17.

§  Tuesday April 18 blue tags become 75% off.

§  Thursday April 27 all blue tags are even less through the end of the month. Some great deals are waiting for you!

 §  Come in Wednesday April 18 through Friday April 21 for 50% off regular priced items of "Clothing Worn Below the Waist." This includes men and women both.

 §  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.

 WE WILL BE CLOSED EASTER SUNDAY, APRIL 16

 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."

 April is Testicular Cancer (ribbon color orchid), Esophageal Cancer (ribbon color periwinkle) and Head and Neck Cancer (ribbon color burgundy/ivory) Awareness month.

 "The Discovery Shop is the official resale shop of the American Cancer Society. We accept donations which are resold for the fight against cancer. Come join the fight as a donor, shopper or volunteer."

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

Sunday, April 2, 2017

HAPPENINGS - April 3 - 16



"A Unique Quality Resale Experience"

 
 DID YOU KNOW:     The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer. Established in 1913, the society is organized into eleven geographical divisions of both medical and lay volunteers operating in more than 900 offices throughout the United States. Its home office is located in the American Cancer Society Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

Happenings through April 16 at the West Seattle Discovery Shop:

§  Blue tags are currently 50% off.

§  "Accent with Accessories" from Wednesday April 5 - Friday April 7. What does this mean? You receive 50% off regular prices on purses, shoes, scarves, etc., both men and women. Sorry, jewelry is not discounted.
 
§  Come in Monday April 10 - Wednesday April 12 and get 50% off regular prices on "Clothing Worn Above the Waist." This also includes men and women both.
 
 §  Don't miss our Craft Corner if you're looking for something to complete a project, or even if you're looking for a project.
 
 §  Watch the board behind the counter for "Manager's Specials" that may show up at any time.

 
 Weekly Specials  - Save on regular priced items when 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.


  WE WILL BE CLOSED EASTER SUNDAY, APRIL 16

 
 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."
  
April is Testicular Cancer (ribbon color orchid), Esophageal Cancer (ribbon color periwinkle) and Head and Neck Cancer (ribbon color burgundy/ivory) Awareness month.

 "The Discovery Shop is the official resale shop of the American Cancer Society. We accept donations which are resold for the fight against cancer. Come join the fight as a donor, shopper or volunteer."
 
 "A World With Less Cancer is a World With More Birthdays"

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