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

Project Sleep’s Julie Flygare Featured on ABC News Live

On World Sleep Day, Friday March 17th, 2023, Project Sleep’s President & CEO, Julie Flygare, JD, appeared on ABC News Live to talk about signs of sleep disorders. Julie was interviewed by ABC News Anchor and Correspondent, Diane Macedo (author of The Sleep Fix) alongside Project Sleep Expert Advisory Board Member, Dr. Michael Grandner, Behavioral…

Urgent Action: Ask Your Representative to Support Sleep Research and Awareness

Your Voice Matters For the fifth year in a row, an official Congressional Sign On Letter will be sent to the Appropriations Committee asking them to prioritize support for sleep and sleep disorders research and awareness. To be effective, we need your Members of the U.S. House of Representatives to “sign on.” The more House…

Tune In to Hear Julie Flygare Speak at FDA Event

President & CEO of Project Sleep, Julie Flygare, JD will be featured as a speaker on the FDA’s Rare Disease Day Patient Community Panel, taking place on Monday, February 27 at 1:00 – 2:30pm EST. With this year marking the 40th anniversary of the Orphan Drug Act, the FDA’s Rare Disease Day 2023 “Intersections with Rare Diseases –…

Narcolepsy Nerd Alert: Narcolepsy and Art

What’s your creative outlet? In this Narcolepsy Nerd Alert broadcast, artists shared their work and discussed the relationship between their creative expression and their narcolepsy journeys. Watch Video Now: Featured Artists: Ulrike Nordquist is a mother of two, photographer, painter, and Rising Voices speaker living in Sweden. She developed type 1 narcolepsy with cataplexy at…
Rising Voices Story Sharing logo. Tre Burge, a Black man with short dreadlocks, a beard, and black rimmed glasses wearing a black t-shirt smiles for a professional photo. The event time and date are listed as Wednesday, February 22 at 7pm eastern time.

Narcolepsy Story Sharing: Meet Tre

Our Rising Voices Story Sharing Series continued with narcolepsy advocate Tre Burge! After experiencing symptoms throughout his childhood and teenage years, Tre was diagnosed with type 1 narcolepsy with cataplexy at age 18. He now works to educate adults and the next generation about narcolepsy and other sleep disorders in positive, innovative ways. Watch Tre’s Story About…
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