Timberwolves in the Community: February Recap
WolvesFit Month focuses on organizations and events that focus on health and fitness for youth.
The Minnesota Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation provides and supports hands-on programs that positively impact Minnesota youth. Through giving, education and basketball opportunities, the Foundation enables young people to make responsible decisions, contribute to their futures and experience lifelong memories.
February Recap: Photo Gallery
An important part of the Timberwolves’ season is finding ways to impact the community through the FastBreak Foundation. Take a look back at some of the best photos captured at team appearances, events and initiatives over the past month throughout the community.
Taste Of the Timberwolves Brings Players, Fans Together For Great Cause
The reason for the free mobility is simple: The 19th annual Taste of the Timberwolves allowed fans the opportunity to roam freely throughout the Target Center floor, tasting fare from top restaurants around the Twin Cities while meeting players, getting autographs and snapping pictures. Taste, which is the signature fundraising event for the FastBreak Foundation, helps fuel the organization’s ability to help underprivileged kids throughout the year.
Wolves Honor Patwin Lawrence As Part Of Black History Month
The organization hosts Day on the Hill where it mobilizes 1,000 people to the state capital to rally and show support for the council’s submitted legislative bills. Additionally, the council collaborates with the Minnesota Humanities Center to create new programs and events that celebrate and preserve the artistic, historical and cultural heritages of the state’s black community.
WolvesFit Month Honors Playworks
Throughout the month of February, the FastBreak Foundation and MN Resuscitation Consortium are celebrating WolvesFit month, which honors organizations and individuals with a focus on health and fitness for Minnesota youth. Playworks is a program that believes in the power of play to bring out the best in every kid. Its staff gets kids moving, reduces bullying and improves the school’s overall learning environment.
Cycles for Change Kicks off WolvesFit Month
Throughout the month of February, the Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation will be honoring and featuring activities and organizations which focus on health and fitness for Minnesota youth. During a break in game action during the Wolves versus Lakers game, the Timberwolves took an opportunity to honor the Cycles for Change organization, which strives to educate and empower people to use bicycles for transportation. Minnesota Timberwolves President Chris Wright was on hand to present the $5,000 check to Director Jason Tanzman and Youth Apprentice Thomas Nelson.
Column: The Magic At Taste Of The Timberwolves
Professional sports have changed so dramatically over the decades. It’s not anyone’s fault, but just like anything else with heightened popularity bigger contracts at stake it’s inevitable that player-fan interaction will change as the years go by. The way Mikan and Russell lived during their careers was far different than what NBA players do today.