Fifteen years ago (2007), Paul founded RISE to create a program to help those in need and teach them how to lead fulfilling and successful lives filled with adventure and support. Dedicated and determined, Paul worked tirelessly every day to make his vision a reality. Through RISE, he has inspired and empowered countless individuals, helping them to build confidence and self-esteem as they pursue their goals. Paul’s dedication and commitment to RISE have made it the thriving program it is today, serving as a beacon of hope and empowerment for those seeking to better their lives.
His leadership, sharp wit, sense of humor, warm heart, and generous spirit will be deeply missed.
Paul Gray (1954-2022)