Our Mission

Sleep Disorder Help and Aid - Our Mission

About Us

Project Sleep is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about sleep health, sleep equity, and sleep disorders.

Project Sleep’s Mission

Believing in the value of sleep, Project Sleep aims to improve public health by educating individuals about the importance of sleep health, sleep equity, and sleep disorders. Project Sleep educates and empowers individuals using events, campaigns, and programs to bring people together and talk about sleep as a pillar of health.

Why Sleep Health, Sleep Equity and Sleep Disorders?

We believe in bridging the gaps between sleep health, sleep equity and sleep disorders. All are urgent public health issues facing our nation and must be addressed simultaneously. 

Project Sleep’s Latest News

Sleep paralysis and hallucinations narcolepsy nerd alert

Narcolepsy Nerd Alert: Sleep Paralysis + Hallucinations

Sleep paralysis and hypnagogic and hypnopompic hallucinations can be confusing and scary. In this broadcast, we talked about these experiences and how to cope with them. Watch Video Meet Our Guests Chelsea Cataldi is a world traveler who enjoys creating things with her hands. She was diagnosed with type 1 narcolepsy with cataplexy in 2010…

Giving Thanks! 2022 Narcolepsy Scholarship Recipients Report Back From College

This summer, generous donors joined with Project Sleep to award 30 Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarships to college-bound students living with narcolepsy or idiopathic hypersomnia. We caught up with the recipients recently to hear how college life is going and what the scholarship means to them. Read on to discover the profound impact your support…

Narcolepsy Nerd Alert: Narcolepsy at Work

Navigating the workplace with narcolepsy? Narcolepsy Nerd Alert: Narcolepsy at Work discusses gaining accommodations and practical tips for success. Narcolepsy at Work Podcast Narcolepsy at Work Toolkit Our downloadable, printable Narcolepsy at Work toolkit is coming soon! Narcolepsy at Work Video Meet Our Guests Tre Burge is a proud Iowa native and paraprofessional working with…

Sleep Advocates Return to Capitol Hill

After 2.5 years of virtual advocacy, Project Sleep and the Sleep Research Society returned to Washington DC for an in-person Hill Day on Tuesday, October 25th, 2022. Over 30 advocates from 11 states visited over 20 Congressional offices on Capitol Hill to educate and advocate for sleep research and awareness.  Sleep Community Rallies Together Participants…

2022 Sleep Advocacy Forum Rallies Leaders in Washington, DC

On Monday Oct 24, 2022, Project Sleep facilitated the third annual Sleep Advocacy Forum in Washington, DC. This in-person event brought together a diverse group of policy makers and sleep advocates to share updates and discuss areas of common interest. In the morning, Matthew Horsnell kicked off the event sharing his journey from feeling alone…