Milt Newton and Emerald Gems Foundation Visit the Set of WCCO

By |2021-09-04T17:11:08+00:00September 29th, 2016|News, Videos|

Emerald Gems Foundation selected six high school juniors from St. Thomas and St. Croix to spend the week in the Twin Cities touring local businesses and the University of Minnesota to open their eyes to the possibilities and career paths available outside of their hometowns. This video photo spotlight their visit to WCCO/BMA TV [...]

EMERALD GEMS 2016 2nd Annual U.S.V.I Basketball Coaching Seminar

By |2021-09-04T17:11:08+00:00July 7th, 2016|Basketball Camps|

COACHING SEMINAR DETAILS: When: Wednesday, August 3, 2016 Time: 9am-12noon Cost: FREE Location: Ivanna Eudora Kean High School REGISTER ONLINE     Please register by Tuesday, August 2nd via the Online Registration link.  Camp Director MILTON NEWTON Proud native of St. Thomas U.S.V.I., Former General Manager of the NBA Minnesota Timberwolves and CoFounder of Emerald Gems Foundation, Inc. is offering their 2nd Annual [...]

Milt Newton Inspires Students at Seven Schools

By |2016-05-31T22:36:17+00:00May 31st, 2016|Articles|

Story Credit: U.S.V.I Government House ST. THOMAS, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS - Former General Manager of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Milt Newton, visited seven Virgin Islands schools this week to share the story of his journey from St. Thomas to a successful career with the NBA. Newton spoke with student athletes about the importance of setting goals [...]

Video: Milt And Shalaun Newton Stepping Up Off The Court With Emerald Gems Foundation

By |2021-09-04T17:11:08+00:00March 22nd, 2016|News, Videos|

Timberwolves General Manager Milt Newton and his wife, Shalaun, started Emerald Gems with a goal of helping the youth in the U.S. Virgin Islands. That was on display in Minneapolis earlier this season as they hosted a group of high school students for a variety of events.

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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