Stock donations drive increased support to fight Alzheimer’s disease
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December 4, 2013
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Stock donations drive increased support to fight Alzheimer’s disease
Donating appreciated stock to the Alzheimer’s Association is an easy and smart way to help fight Alzheimer’s disease while receiving potential tax benefits. Zenith Society members Scott and Mary Ferguson are an excellent example of having a great impact through giving while lowering their tax burden. The Fergusons purchased Tesla Motors stock at $17 per share; when it hit $160 per share, they donated $100,000 worth of the stock to the Association in support of our Alzheimer’s research program.

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Submit your story for Chicken Soup for the Soul
The Alzheimer’s Association is working with the publishers of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series to publish a book about living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. To accommodate last-minute stories, the submission period for this book has been extended until Dec.10. Share your story by visiting chickensoup.com, selecting “Submit Your Story” and writing “Alzheimer’s book” in the comments. Leave the Book Title as “Select Your Topic.”
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