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.

Project Sleep’s Latest News

Meet the 2020 Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarship Recipients

Project Sleep is proud to introduce the 27 recipients of the 2020 Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarship program. This is by far the largest class of recipients to date, with each student receiving $1,000 towards their college education. “During such a challenging year, elevating and honoring students living with under-recognized sleep conditions is particularly meaningful,”…

Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing Series: Meet Ming Lai

This week, our Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing live series continued with a brand-new storyteller: Rising Voices of Narcolepsy trained writer Ming Lai! On Sunday, June 28th, Ming read his thoughtful essay, With Intention, How narcolepsy led me to become an activist. Afterwards, we caught up with Ming on how he’s been since writing…

Racism has no place in the sleep community. Here are our commitments.

All of us at Project Sleep are deeply shaken and horrified by the senseless killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, Breonna Taylor, and many other Black lives. The pain and frustration across our nation is very real, and after taking June 1-7 to reflect and listen, it is important for us to speak…

Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing Series: Meet Speaker Amy Desmarais

This week, our Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing live series continues with a brand-new storyteller: Rising Voices of Narcolepsy trained speaker Amy Desmarais! We are honored and excited to have Amy join us as our first speaker with idiopathic hypersomnia (IH). This Sunday, May 31, Amy will present her story and journey with IH,…

Listen Now: Project Sleep Featured on the Snooze Button Podcast

New Podcast! This week, Project Sleep’s President & CEO, Julie Flygare, JD joined The Snooze Button podcast for a lively discussion about sleep health and sleep disorders. Listen here. About The Snooze Button: The Snooze Button podcast is a project of Neil Hedley, a veteran radio and TV personality from Toronto, Canada. Neil’s personal battle with…
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