Young Leadership Council Fundraisers

Throughout the years, the Young Leadership Council (YLC), has established a group of young professionals who are passionate in finding a cure and better treatments for dystonia and Parkinson's disease. By planning and hosting a variety of events, they are able to network amongst their peers, raise funds and increase awareness for this important cause. 


Upcoming Events:

Unable to Join Us?   
You can visit any of following Rebecca Taylor New York locations on April 10th and 20% of proceeds from your purchase will benefit The Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation.  Don't forget to mention The Bachmann-Strauss Foundation when you make your purchase. 

  • Madison, 980 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10173 
  • Meatpacking, 34 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014 
  • Nolita, 260 Mott Street, New York, NY 10012
  • Westchester, The Westchester Mall, 125 Westchester Avenue, Suite 1075, White Plains, NY 10601


Past Events Include:

- "Cocktails and Conversations": a series of small cocktail parties hosted at different venues featuring experts from the worlds of finance, medicine, science, journalism, start-ups, fashion and beauty.


- Matthew Williamson Fashion Fundraising Event: UK's leading fashion designer Matthew Williamson, hosted an event at his New York emporium on March 22, 2012.  20% of the proceeds from the evening's sales were given to the Foundaion to fund medical research.  Over $15,000 of sales were generated in just a few hours.


- Rebecca Taylor NY & LA Fundraising Events:  Renowned fashion designer Rebecca Taylor teamed up with the YLC to host two tremendous fashion fundraising events at their New York and Los Angeles stores.  Guests received a 10% discount and The Bachmann-Strauss Foundation received 20% of the proceeds for all sales produced during the event and event a few days after the event.  Due to these successful events, Rebecca Taylor has donated over $12,000 to the Foundation to support medical research.