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March 30, 2021 "Congressional Sign On Letter" for Sleep Disorder Research, Education and Awareness Background Fo...

March 30, 2021
"Congressional Sign On Letter" for Sleep Disorder Research, Education and Awareness


For the third 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 member of the U.S. House of Representatives to "sign on."

Urgent Deadline Approaching

Your Congress Person will only join if YOU (the constituent) ask, and the final deadline is April 8. Take action TODAY, it is imperative! Here’s how:

  1. Provide us with your name, address and email here. Include your Representative's name - go to and enter your zip code in "Lookup" to confirm your current member of House of Representatives.
  2. Within 24 hours we will return text that you can copy and paste into an email (sample below) along with the email address for the staffer that handles healthcare for your district.
  3. Insert staffer's email, cc: and Press SEND!

Thank you for joining our RLS advocacy efforts by raising your voice for RLS, sleep and sleep disorders!


To: [first.last]
Subject: Sign On Letter – Sleep Community

Dear [Staffer],

My name is [Your Name] and I am a constituent from [City, State]. I am also an advocate for the RLS and sleep disorders patient community. I hope your office will join the attached sign on letter, which supports the community’s appropriations recommendations for FY 2022. To join this letter, please contact Heather Connelly at by April 8.

Thank you for your time and for considering this request.

[Your Name]
[Your Address]
[City, State Zip]

ATTACHMENT: FY22 Sleep Disorders DC and Sign on Letter

Act NOW! Send us your request by April 5!

Please submit your information now, you will receive a personalized email to send to the appropriate health staffer within 24 hours. All requests must arrive before April 5 to meet the email deadline of April 8.

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