WATCH: Emerald Gems Foundation, Inc. Donates 150 Basketball Among the U.S. Virgin Islands Public Schools

By |2021-12-18T19:11:18+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Videos|

  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  [...]

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 [...]

Video: Milt And Shalaun Newton Stepping Up Off The Court With Emerald Gems Foundation

By |2021-09-04T17:11:08+00:00March 22nd, 2016|News, Videos|

Timberwolves General Manager Milt Newton and his wife, Shalaun, started Emerald Gems with a goal of helping the youth in the U.S. Virgin Islands. That was on display in Minneapolis earlier this season as they hosted a group of high school students for a variety of events.

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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