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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Students Enjoy Northern Exposure in Minn.

By |March 11th, 2016|

By MATT SCHOCH – Daily News Staff

D’Shanee’ Blake enjoyed her time in Minnesota last week so much that she hopes to be back soon.

Blake was one of six high school juniors from the Virgin Islands who earned an experience of a lifetime thanks to a famous Virgin Islands son.

Minnesota Timberwolves GM Milt Newton and his […]

Wolves GM, Wife Host Children From Virgin Islands

By |March 9th, 2016|

CREDIT: Matt Velazquez, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Minnesota Timberwolves GM Milt Newton and his wife, Shalaun, hosted six children from the U.S. Virgin Islands this past week as part of the next phase of their Emerald Gems Foundation dedicated to giving back to children from Milt Newton’s homeland.

They selected six high school juniors from St. Thomas […]

Photos: Emerald Gems Inaugural Basketball Camp, Coaches

By |August 27th, 2015|

Photos: Emerald Gems Inaugural Basketball Camp, Ages 14-17

By |August 27th, 2015|

Photos: Emerald Gems Inaugural Basketball Camp, Ages 8-13

By |August 25th, 2015|

Photos: Emerald Gems Inaugural Camp, Sponsors and Contributors

By |August 23rd, 2015|

V.I.’s Newton Comes Home

By |June 16th, 2015|

The following article was written BY MATT SCHOCH (DAILY NEWS STAFF) visit original article

ST. THOMAS – The Minnesota Timberwolves front office was lauded by much of the sports world in its handling of a tough situation last offseason.

Faced with losing him after this season for nothing, the National Basketball Association franchise traded its most recognizable player, […]