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 and sleep disorders.

Our Mission

Believing in the value of sleep, Project Sleep aims to improve public health by educating individuals about the importance of sleep health 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.

Sleep Health + Sleep Disorders

We believe in bridging the gap between sleep health and sleep disorders. Both are urgent public health issues facing our nation and must be addressed simultaneously. 

Project Sleep’s Latest News

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Live Broadcast: Pregnancy & Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy symptoms and treatment interact with conception, pregnancy, and breastfeeding in complex ways. How do you decide what’s right for your family? Join Project Sleep and special guests for an in-depth discussion on Narcolepsy Nerd Alert, Thursday, Jan 27, 2022 at 1pm ET. To join the discussion, go to Project Sleep’s Facebook page at 1pm ET…

Welcome Kenya Gradnigo to Project Sleep’s Board of Directors!

In January 2022, Kenya Gradnigo joined the Board of Directors of Project Sleep, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness of sleep health and sleep conditions. She is a native of Opelousas, LA, and currently resides in Lafayette, LA.  Kenya Gradnigo was diagnosed with type 1 narcolepsy with cataplexy at age 9. In 2015, Kenya…

Meet New Member of Our Board of Directors, Emma Cooksey!

Please welcome Emma Cooksey to the Board of Directors of Project Sleep, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness of sleep health and sleep conditions. Emma Cooksey is a podcast host and writer.  She was diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea at the age of 30, after more than a decade of unexplained health problems.  Once…

Announcing the 2022 Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarship

In 2022, Project Sleep’s Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarship program plans to award 25 scholarships of $1000 each to college-bound students with narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia. High school seniors diagnosed with narcolepsy or idiopathic hypersomnia planning to attend a four-year college or university starting in Fall 2022 are encouraged to see eligibility and apply! Applications…

Rising Voices of Narcolepsy: Meet Emily, Snowmobile Racer With a Cause!

Snowmobile racing is the only time when I don’t feel like I have narcolepsy at all. — Emily Kreuziger, RVN Advocate Our Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing live broadcast series continued on January 9th, 2022 with new storyteller Emily Kreuziger. Emily shared her narcolepsy story and exciting news about snowmobiling to support narcolepsy awareness and…
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