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Giving Sleep a Voice on Capitol Hill

On Tuesday, February 25, 2019, patient advocates and sleep researchers joined together on Capitol Hill in Washington DC to educate policy makers about the importance of sleep health and sleep disorders. This Hill Day, co-led by the Sleep Research Society and Project Sleep, was part of our collaboration and ongoing efforts to advocate for sleep…

Meet Our New Board Member, Kylee Keskerian!

In 2019, Kylee Keskerian officially joined the Board of Directors of Project Sleep, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness of sleep health and sleep conditions. “I’m thrilled to be joining Project Sleep’s Board of Directors,” said Keskerian. “Project Sleep is a trailblazing organization that is breaking down silos and shutting down stereotypes regarding sleep. It’s an…

2019 Rising Voices of Narcolepsy: Now Accepting Applications

Project Sleep is proud to announce that we are now accepting applications for our third series of Rising Voices of Narcolepsy trainings, to take place online this summer of 2019. This leadership training program helps people with narcolepsy effectively share their stories through public speaking or writing with local communities, healthcare providers, news outlets, blogs,…

You’re Invited! #SleepIn2019 with Project Sleep

Please join us for the international Sleep In 2019 (#SleepIn2019) over the weekend of March 8-10, 2019, to raise awareness about sleep and sleep disorders in celebration of Suddenly Sleepy Saturday/Narcolepsy Day (March 9) and Sleep Awareness Week (March 10-16). Our fifth annual Sleep In 2019 is an awareness and fundraising event taking place IN YOUR BED! We challenge YOU to stay in bed for 12 – 48…

Action Alert: Urge New Congress to Support Sleep & Sleep Disorders

With the recent start of the 116th U.S. Congress, this is a critical time to reach out to your members of Congress to introduce yourself and share why sleep and sleep disorders are important. Your legislators will be eager to hear about your experience and our Welcome to Congress letter invites them to take action to support sleep research and…

New! Releasing Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Video Series

Today, Project Sleep is proud to release the Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Video Series —a new library of unforgettable stories and powerful resources you can use to raise critical awareness of narcolepsy. In the coming weeks, we will highlight each of these inspiring individuals via our blog, e-mail and social media. At any time, you can also explore the full video series here. Watch…

Launching 2019 Narcolepsy Scholarship

In 2019, Project Sleep plans to award a record 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, 2019 – no exceptions. For full details and instructions, see the 2019 Scholarship Application Packet. 2019…

Matching Gifts up to $15,000 for #GivingTuesday2018

Friends – we have surreal news today! A generous Project Sleep board member just pledged a remarkable $15,000 in matching gift funds to support our #GivingTuesday2018 campaign. Starting now and continuing through #GivingTuesday, Nov. 27, all donations to Project Sleep will be MATCHED, dollar for dollar, up to $15,000! Donate to Project Sleep today and your tax-deductible gift will…

College Life: 2018 Narcolepsy Scholarship Recipients Report Back

This summer, generous donors joined with Project Sleep to award 14 Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarships to college-bound students exemplifying courage and strength while living with narcolepsy or idiopathic hypersomnia. Recently, we caught up with the awardees to hear about college, managing narcolepsy and what this scholarship has meant to them. star “Inspired to confidently pursue…

Bringing Design Thinking to Narcolepsy

On Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, Project Sleep hosted “Innovations in Narcolepsy Awareness” as a one-day meeting and interactive workshop at the NonProfit Center in Boston, MA. Over 40 people attended the event, including individuals living with health conditions, loved ones, researchers and healthcare experts. Your Story Matters The day kicked off with introductions and a…
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