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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Milt Newton Honored in Virgin Islands

By |August 17th, 2015|

Former KU coach Larry Brown on hand for dedication of park on “Milt Newton Day”

(Original Article Credit: Gary Bedore, KUsports.com)

Kenneth Mapp, the 29th governor of the Virgin Islands, declared August 7, 2015 “Milt Newton Day” in the United States territory.

Hundreds of individuals who live in the Bordeaux neighborhood in St. Thomas, V.I. where former Kansas […]