Charissa Farley honored with Inaugural Award

GRAYSE EL PASEO AND DESERT CANCER FOUNDATION HONOR VOLUNTEER CHARISSA FARLEY WITH INAUGURAL AWARD

PALM DESERT, CA – (April 19, 2016) – Grayse El Paseo, in conjunction with Desert Cancer Foundation (DCF), recently presented local business owner/volunteer Charissa Farley with its first-ever Grayseful Heart Award during Fashion Week El Paseo. The award was created to honor a member of the community who exemplifies extraordinary character and generosity while demonstrating the highest levels of personal generosity, compassion and kindness.

“There are many people who do wonderful things for the community, and after learning about Ms. Farley’s involvement with DCF, we felt compelled to name her as our awardee,” said Marie Grayse, owner of Grayse El Paseo. “We look forward to growing this award and recognizing additional worthy honorees.”

Farley has been a member of DCF’s board of directors for seven years and co-chairs its annual gala. She routinely assists to plan, launch and support its signature events. Farley believes in supporting several nonprofit groups throughout the Coachella Valley and makes it a priority to contribute any way she can.

A thriving entrepreneur by day, Farley owns and operates Farley Interlocking Pavers, the only nationally certified company in the Coachella Valley specializing exclusively in this field. Also certified by the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute as an Advanced Residential Contractor Instructor, she is the only woman in the United States to hold this accreditation.