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 A Delicious Success
Dim lighting, artfully folded sushi, three-cheese stuffed pasta shells, and Timberwolves donning off-court attire are a few pieces that comprise Taste of the Timberwolves: An evening of socializing, cuisine-sampling and fundraising. All complete with the company of the Wolves roster.
Wolves Host Area Fit Clinic
The Timberwolves put on Fit Clinics on Feb. 5 and Feb. 19 as part of the FastBreak Foundation’s WolvesFit Month, presented by The Medtronic Foundation’s HeartRescue project. The Wolves sent players Brandon Roy, Chris Johnson, Mickael Gelabale and Dante Cunningham, as well as player development coach Shawn Respert, into the community to present the importance physical fitness throughout a person’s lifetime.
Wolves Welcome Special Olympian Van Denburgh For Unforgettable Night At Target Center
“Special Olympics has blessed me in a lot of ways that people can’t imagine,” Van Denburgh said. “This is great.”
And this weekend, beginning Wednesday at Target Center, he is getting the chance to take part in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity through the organization.
A Big Hug Can Go A Long Way
While meeting with a group of kids from St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital and their families, Love knelt down and received the biggest hug from a young girl, no more than 4 years old and wearing pink glasses, before Love signed her on-court credential.
Black History Month Spotlight: Gary Trent
Former Minnesota Timberwolves forward Gary Trent is the voice of reason, inspiration and hope for hundreds of young kids, but becoming a positive role model meant growing up without a one of his own.
Taste Of The Timberwolves Brings Out Best In Community
Taste of the Timberwolves amazes me. It just does. It’s a spectacle. It’s a who’s-who of Wolves fans that come together for a myriad of reasons—to meet their favorite Timberwolves players, to possibly bid on and win exceptional prizes and to taste the best fare in the Twin Cities area.