EMERALD GEMS FOUNDATION, INC. CONTINUES TO SERVE THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

By |2022-06-14T00:01:11+00:00December 18th, 2021|Miscellaneous|

EMERALD GEMS FOUNDATION, INC. CONTINUES TO SERVE THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS For the second year, Emerald Gems will donate turkeys for Christmas in the U.S. Virgin Islands ST. THOMAS, ST. CROIX, and ST. JOHN U.S.V.I. (Dec. 18, 2021) – Emerald Gems  Foundation, Inc., founders Milt and Shalaun Newton will donate 425 turkeys to be  distributed [...]

EMERALD GEMS FOUNDATION, INC. CONTINUES TO SERVE THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

By |2021-12-18T05:07:32+00:00December 15th, 2020|News|

Emerald Gems will donate 400 turkeys for Christmas in the U.S. Virgin Islands ST. 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 [...]

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. [...]

Emerald Gems will donate 150 basketballs among the U.S. Virgin Island Public Schools

By |2021-12-18T19:13:45+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Articles, Basketball Camps, News|

ST. 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.  Thomas  and  Assistant  General Manager  of  the  NBA’s  Milwaukee  Bucks.   [...]

KU basketball player from 1988 title team seeks help for Virgin Islands after Irma

By |2021-09-04T17:11:07+00:00September 27th, 2017|Articles, News|

ARTICLE CREDIT: Gary Bedore, The Kansas City Star Former Kansas basketball forward Milt Newton and his wife, Shalaun, have established a fund to assist hurricane relief efforts in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Newton, a starting forward on KU’s 1988 national title team and current assistant general manager of the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks, was born in [...]

Milt Newton joins ranks of those giving aid

By |2021-09-04T17:11:07+00:00September 27th, 2017|Articles, News|

ARTICLE CREDIT: Matt Schoch, Virgin Islands Daily News Like many Virgin Islanders on the mainland, Milt Newton had been watching with worry this summer as the Caribbean endures another hurricane season. Many of the worst fears came true recently with the devastation brought by Hurricane Irma to St. John and St. Thomas, where Newton grew [...]

Bucks assistant GM helping relief efforts in Virgin Islands

By |2021-09-04T17:11:07+00:00September 27th, 2017|Articles, News|

ARTICLE CREDIT: Minnesota.CBSLocal.com Milt Newton's new office at the Milwaukee Bucks' downtown Sports Science Center is sparsely decorated. The few things in it, though, represent some of the people and things closest to the new assistant general manager's heart. Naturally, there are photos of his family, including his wife, Shaulaun, and their children, Shaniya and [...]

Help with US Virgin Islands Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts

By |2021-09-04T17:11:07+00:00September 13th, 2017|Articles|

The US Virgin Islands, as well as other areas in the Caribbean, have recently been hit hard by Hurricane Irma. The destruction and devastation left in Irma’s wake has taken a tremendous toll on many people. While some were blessed to have their homes and personal property spared, a majority of them suffered crippling losses [...]

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 [...]

Photo Album: Education and Basketball Enrichment Program

By |2021-09-04T17:11:08+00:00March 1st, 2016|Galleries, News|

Emerald Gems held a promotion offering high school students in their junior year who play basketball the opportunity to participate in a week long robust and fun trip to Minnesota Twin Cities Area to learn the behind the scenes of NBA Franchise Minnesota Timberwolves and more! We’re excited to announce the six high school junior [...]

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.

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