Help with US Virgin Islands Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts

By |2022-07-25T19:37:35+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 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 [...]

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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