Stock Donations Get Involved Ways to Give Stock Donations Stock Donations A gift of stock can yield important tax savings. One of the most advantageous ways to contribute to The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) is through a gift of stock. Making a gift of securities is simple and offers a number of valuable financial benefits. You can give appreciated stocks to APDA simply by transferring them into our account. The total value of the stock upon transfer is tax deductible, and you pay no capital gains tax on the transfer when the stock is sold. If you wish to inquire about donating stock, please contact Sharron Crimmins, Development Assistant at (347) 329-1408 or firstname.lastname@example.org.