REGISTRATION CLOSED: Emerald Gems Foundation 2015 Inaugural Basketball Camp

By |2021-09-04T17:11:08+00:00July 2nd, 2015|Basketball Camps|

Camp Overview The    Emerald  Gems  Foundation  will  be  conducting  its  inaugural  instructional and development camp and coaching seminar held August  6-­8,  at  Ivanna  Eudora  Kean  High  School  in  St.  Thomas,  USVI. A  total  of  80  campers  from  the  U.S.V.I,  both  boys  and  girls,  will  work on proper skill techniques and drills designed to [...]

Milt Newton Giving Back

By |2021-09-04T17:11:08+00:00June 18th, 2015|News|

(The following article was published on Credit Gary Bedore) Minnesota Timberwolves general manager/former Kansas University guard Milt Newton, who was born and raised in the Virgin Islands, returned to St. Thomas with his wife, Shalaun Newton, earlier this month to speak with youths about the importance of education and also announce the formation of a [...]

V.I.’s Newton Comes Home

By |2016-05-04T14:21:05+00:00June 16th, 2015|News|

The following article was written BY MATT SCHOCH (DAILY NEWS STAFF) visit original article ST. THOMAS - The Minnesota Timberwolves front office was lauded by much of the sports world in its handling of a tough situation last offseason. Faced with losing him after this season for nothing, the National Basketball Association franchise traded its most [...]

Emerald Gems Foundation: Mission

To enhance the lives of the youths of the U.S. Virgin Islands by providing positive experiences and learning opportunities utilizing basketball as a means.


100% of all donations received by Emerald Gems Foundation, Inc. will go directly to Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands.

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