News & Events

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Gwyneth's Gift Fundraising Events

Golf Tournament

The 2024 Charity Golf Tournament will take place on October 21st at the Meadows Golf Course in Locust Grove, Virginia. 

Guest Bartender

Join us at Rebellion FXBG as two teams battle it out behind the bar making cocktails for a great cause – all to support GGF!

Whiskey Business

Get ready for Whiskey Business 2024: Northern Nights happening at the Old Silk Mill in Fredericksburg on Friday, September 20th. 

Mom Prom

Mom Prom for 2025 tickets and sponsorships will go on sale November 1, 2024! This ladies-only event is on Saturday, April 12, 2025 at the Fredericksburg Convention Center. 

Gwyneth’s Gift Foundation hosts a variety of fundraising events each year. These fun-filled functions offer a celebratory way to support The Foundation through sponsorships, ticket purchases, auction items and in-kind donations.


Whether it’s Whiskey Business with curated tastings and delicious food, Mom Prom, one of the largest woman-only events, or something in between, the community comes together for a common cause. Each event creates an unforgettable experience for everyone in attendance featuring live entertainment, silent auctions and authentic experiences. 


Check out our upcoming events by clicking on the “Learn More” buttons above!

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Joel Griffin

Chairman & Co-Founder

Joel Griffin is co-founder and chairman of Gwyneth’s Gift Foundation. Gwyneth’s Gift was founded in 2015 by Joel and Jennifer Griffin in honor of their oldest daughter, Gwyneth. He is also an entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist with 25 years of private industry consulting experience and 20 years in government contracting. He is the Founder and CEO of Riphean, a regional growth management firm.

Joel is committed to philanthropy within the region through local nonprofits and organizations that strengthen local communities. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Fredericksburg Regional Alliance, Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce, Stafford Hospital Foundation, and Germanna Educational Foundation. Joel was recognized for his impact and leadership within the region, receiving the Prince B. Woodward Leadership Award in 2022.

In addition to the regional award, Joel received the Valor Award from Loudon County for his life-saving efforts in an emergency. He also received the Patriotic Civilian Service Award given by the U.S. Army for actions taken immediately and following 9/11 at The Pentagon in 2001.