American Cancer Society hosts grand opening of new Discovery Shop

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Barbara Cannon purchases gently used items at the new Discover Shop in Temecula during a grand opening event, Nov. 5. Discovery Shop is a store that is operated by the American Cancer Society where all sales benefit the ACS. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
The American Cancer Society’s newest Discovery Shop location at 40665 Winchester Road, Suite 8, in Temecula hosted a grand opening celebration, Friday, Nov. 5. Proceeds from the shop, which is owned and operated by the American Cancer Society, funds lifesaving patient programs and services and ground-breaking cancer research, Beckie Moore-Flati, director of regional integrated marketing, said. According to Moore-Flati, in 2019, the American Cancer Society provided Californians with 68,745 free rides to their potentially lifesaving treatment, 9,812 nights of free or reduced-cost lodging near treatment centers and 114,260 online and telephone information sessions with cancer information specialists. She said that the American Cancer Society has contributed to a 31% decline in cancer
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