John Rich Helps Raise More Than $187,000 in Scholarships for Gold Star Families

John Rich Helps Raise More Than $187,000 in Scholarships for Gold Star Families

Big & Rich’s John Rich hosted a holiday gathering at his home that raised more than $187,000 for Folds of Honor, an organization that provides educational scholarships to families of military men and women who have fallen or have been disabled while on active duty in the U.S. armed forces.

Anthony Raiola, Folds of Honor Nashville Chapter; Ginger Ravella, Gold Star Widow and President of Nashville Folds of Honor Chapter; Major Ed Pulido, Senior VP of Folds of Honor; Senator Marsha Blackburn; John Rich. photo by Jason Davis

John’s “Holidays and Heroes” event included a silent auction and recognition of honored military members. John presented the check for $187,435 to Folds of Honor on behalf of his Redneck Riviera Whiskey, which donates a percentage of every sale to Folds of Honor.

To date, John and his Redneck Riviera brand have provided 37 scholarships through Folds of Honor.


photo by Tammie Arroyo,


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