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Rising Voices of Narcolepsy 2018 Schedule & Application Launch

On World Sleep Day 2018, Project Sleep is proud to announce that we are now accepting applications for our second set of Rising Voices of Narcolepsy leadership training programs. Taking place over the summer 2018, the program will help people with narcolepsy effectively share their stories with local communities, healthcare providers, news outlets, blogs, and…

17 Members of Congress Send Narcolepsy Research Letter to NIH

Thanks to advocates taking action nationwide, we are thrilled to report that 17 Members of Congress co-signed this important letter sent to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) this week. The letter applauds NIH’s commitment to sleep and circadian research and requests an update on the current size, scope, direction and strategic vision of the…

Meet DJ Fe: Taking Back Control and Finding Meaning with Narcolepsy

While we’ll be dancing with DJ Fe spinning music this Sunday during the Sleep In 2018‘s grand finale REM Dance Party, we wanted to share a bit more about the amazing person behind the rad tunes! DJ Fe has overcome incredible adversity from her military career to living with narcolepsy and becoming one of the hottest DJs out of…

IMPORTANT ALERT: Take Action for Narcolepsy Research

Contact your Member of the House of Representatives and ask them to join the congressional letter regarding the narcolepsy research portfolio at NIH by March 2nd deadline. The Issue Over recent years, Congress has been increasing the budget for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and a sizable portion of this funding has been going…

Meet our New Board Member, Edward Sweet!

On January 1, 2018, Edward Sweet officially joined the Board of Directors of Project Sleep,  a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness of sleep health and sleep conditions. Ed is currently serving as the Treasurer for the organization. “We’re so thrilled to welcome Ed as the newest member of Project Sleep’s Board of Directors,” said…

Your Invitation to Sleep In 2018 for Sleep Awareness Week!

[rev_slider_vc alias=”SleepIn2016″]   YOU’RE INVITED! Project Sleep is thrilled to launch the fourth annual Sleep In 2018 (#SleepIn2018) to raise awareness of sleep health and sleep conditions during Sleep Awareness Week. Over the weekend of March 9-11, 2018, we challenge you to stay in bed for 12 – 48 hours and invite your friends and family to join you or support your Sleep In. Sleep is the misunderstood and often-overlooked pillar of health.…

Project Sleep Board of Directors Announces New President and CEO

LOS ANGELES — February 12, 2018 — The Board of Directors of Project Sleep, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness of sleep health and sleep conditions, proudly announces the selection of Project Sleep’s Founder, Julie Flygare, J.D., as the organization’s new President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Flygare is an internationally recognized patient-perspective leader,…

Scholarship Program Enters 5th Year! Call for Applications

Project Sleep is thrilled to launch the fifth annual Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarship supporting students with narcolepsy while fostering awareness of narcolepsy in high school and collegiate settings. In 2018, Project Sleep will award seven scholarships of $1,000 each, including one scholarship to a student with idiopathic hypersomnia, supported through a collaboration with the Hypersomnia Foundation. High school seniors…

Launching our #BeTheLight campaign

With the global day of giving, #GivingTuesday approaching on November 28, Project Sleep is proud to launch the #BeTheLight Campaign to support the organization’s bold goal to raise $25,000 by December 31, 2017. To open people’s hearts and minds to sleep and sleep disorders, the campaign invites supporters to donate $100 or raise $100. This past year,…

Giving Thanks! 2017 Narcolepsy Scholarship Recipients Report Back From College

Courage, awareness, support, motivation, and community. These are just a few words describing the impact you made with Project Sleep this year. In 2017, you joined Project Sleep in awarding eleven Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarships to students across the country. Today, the recipients share their gratitude, exciting highlights and how they’re managing narcolepsy in college! “Courage to…
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