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Rising Voices of Narcolepsy 2020: Now Accepting Applications

Raise Your Voice Project Sleep is proud to announce that we are now accepting applications for our fourth series of Rising Voices of Narcolepsy trainings, to take place online this summer of 2020. This leadership training program helps people with narcolepsy effectively share their stories through public speaking or writing with local communities, healthcare providers,…

Project Sleep’s Julie Flygare to Give TEDx Talk

We are thrilled to share the news that Project Sleep’s President & CEO, Julie Flygare, J.D., will give a TEDx Talk on March 22, 2020 in San Diego, CA. The event, TEDxSDSU 2020, has a theme of “What’s Your Why?” I’m beyond honored for the opportunity to present a TEDx talk,” said Flygare. “I love…

You’re Invited! Sleep In 2020 is Coming to Your Bedroom

Calling All Sleep Advocates! Please join us for the international Sleep In 2020 (#SleepIn2020) over the weekend of March 13-15, 2020, to raise awareness about sleep and sleep disorders during Sleep Awareness Week (March 8-14). Our sixth annual Sleep In 2020 is an awareness and fundraising event taking place IN YOUR BED! We challenge YOU to stay in bed…

Welcoming Cienna Ditri to Project Sleep’s Board of Directors

Please welcome Cienna Ditri to the Board of Directors of Project Sleep, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness of sleep health and sleep conditions. “Project Sleep is a trailblazing organization for sleep health and sleep disorders, and I am honored to help move the organization’s mission forward as a member of the board,” said Ditri. “I am…

February’s Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing Series: Bob Cloud

Project Sleep presents its second month of the Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing Series. Each month, viewers will be able to gather online to watch a Rising Voices of Narcolepsy trained speaker or writer present their story live via our Facebook page. On Sunday, February 2nd, the live series continued with a brand-new storyteller.…

Launching the Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing Series

Starting in January 2020, Project Sleep will produce a monthly Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing Series. Each month, viewers will be able to gather online to watch a Rising Voices of Narcolepsy trained speaker or writer present their story live via our Facebook page. On Sunday, Jan. 5th, 2020, Rising Voices of Narcolepsy trained…

Kicking Off the 2020 Narcolepsy Scholarship

In 2020, Project Sleep plans to award 15 scholarships of $1000 each, including 10 scholarships to students with narcolepsy and five scholarships to students with idiopathic hypersomnia, thanks to a partnership with the Hypersomnia Foundation. All applications are due April 1, 2020 – no exceptions. For full details and instructions, see the 2020 Scholarship Application Packet.   2020 Scholarship Application …

Watch Now: Celebrating the New Year with Your 2019 Accomplishments

On Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, we hosted a very special Facebook LIVE celebrating your amazing 2019 accomplishments and a sneak peek of 2020! Our President & CEO, Julie Flygare, JD, broadcasted live to our Facebook page from Los Angeles. You have accomplished SO much through Project Sleep’s awareness and advocacy programs this year. So we…

Sleep Advocacy Steps Up! Reporting Back from Capitol Hill

On Nov. 19, 2019, Project Sleep and the Sleep Research Society hosted a Congressional Briefing and Advocacy Day bringing together the sleep community to urge Congress to support critical sleep research and awareness efforts. The day kicked off with a Congressional Briefing in the Rayburn House Office Building—bringing together Members of Congress, staff members, renowned…

DOUBLE Your Impact this Giving Tuesday with up to $15,000 in Matching Funds!

Surreal News! A generous Project Sleep board member just pledged a remarkable $15,000 in matching gift funds to support our #GivingTuesday2019 campaign. Starting now and continuing through #GivingTuesday, December 3, 2019, all donations to Project Sleep will be MATCHED, dollar for dollar, up to $15,000! Donate today and your tax-deductible gift will be MATCHED, dollar for…
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