As the Rev. Glenn Grayson looks back at the decadelong “journey without Jeron,” he recalls some of the final words of his son. Jeron X. Grayson had just survived a serious auto accident on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in October 2010 on a weekend trip home to Pittsburgh from college. "He came home and said, ‘I'm gonna take CARES global and to another level,’” said Rev. Grayson, founder of the social service organization Center that CARES. “I couldn't understand what that meant. Thirty-six hours later, he was gone. I can't believe 10 years have come and gone.” Rev.