By |2021-09-04T17:11:06+00:00December 15th, 2020|News|

Emerald Gems will donate 400 turkeys for Christmas in the U.S. Virgin Islands THOMAS, ST. CROIX, and ST. JOHN U.S.V.I. (Dec 15, 2020) – Emerald Gems Foundation, Inc., founders  Milt and Shalaun Newton will donate 400 turkeys to be distributed in the U.S. Virgin Islands (Details below). Milt is also a native of St. Thomas and Assistant General Manager of [...]

St. Thomas Native Signs with Coppin State, a Historically Black College

By |2020-02-25T02:38:11+00:00February 25th, 2020|Articles, News|

Written By DAVID EDOLE Special to the Daily News ST. CROIX — “What’s for you is for you,” is a phrase that typically means that today may not be your day, but tomorrow may be. These are the words that St. Thomas native Unique Meyers frequently repeated during her pursuit of a basketball scholarship. Although [...]

Emerald Gems Foundation Donates Basketballs to Public Schools

By |2021-09-04T17:11:06+00:00February 21st, 2020|Articles|

Article Credit: Kyle Murphy The Emerald Gems Foundation held its second news conference in two days at Ivanna Eudora Kean High School on Thursday to announce the donation of over 150 basketballs to public high schools in the Virgin Islands. Milt Newton, the assistant general manager of the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks and 1987-88 National Champion [...]

Emerald Gems Foundation, Inc., Continues to Serve the Youth of the U.S. Virgin Islands

By |2021-09-04T17:11:07+00:00January 29th, 2020|Articles, Basketball Camps, News|

Emerald Gems will donate 150 basketballs among the U.S. Virgin Island Public Schools THOMAS & ST. CROIX, U.S.V.I. (Jan. 23, 2020) – Emerald Gems Foundation, Inc., founders Milt and Shalaun Newton will donate 150 basketballs to be distributed among the U.S. Virgin Islands public schools later this month. Milt is also a native of St. [...]

2020 U.S.V.I. Coaching Seminar

By |2021-09-04T17:11:07+00:00January 29th, 2020|Articles|

2020 U.S.V.I. COACHING SEMINAR DETAILS: 4th Coaching Seminar To be Determined Registration coming soon! MILT NEWTON Camp Director Proud native of St. Thomas, Assistant General Manager (GM) of the NBA Milwaukee Bucks, former GM of the Minnesota Timberwolves, and Co-Founder of Emerald Gems Foundation, Inc. is offering their 4th U.S.V.I. Annual Youth Basketball Camps, and 3rd [...]

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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