WolvesCare Month focuses on organizations and events that work to service, support and encourage Minnesota youth suffering from terminal or long-term illnesses.
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.
January 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.
Wolves Take Hope Kids On MOA Takeover
The Wolves took part in Tuesday’s Mall of America Takeover as part of WolvesCare Month presented by C.H. Robinson and the FastBreak Foundation. The event featured 15 children who suffer from long-term or chronic illnesses getting a chance to meet the players, build a stuffed animal from scratch, eat some ice cream and visit the Sea Life Aquarium.
Q&A: C.H. Robinson Worldwide's Angie Freeman
Throughout January, C.H. Robinson Worldwide teamed up with the FastBreak Foundation and the Roger & Nancy McCabe Foundation to put on WolvesCare Month, which focuses on some of the Timberwolves’ smallest and bravest fans as they battle long-term or life-threatening illnesses. On Friday at Target Center, Timberwolves.com’s Mark Remme caught up with Angie Freeman, the President of the C.H. Robinson Foundation, to talk about the organization’s partnership with the Timberwolves and what it means to take part in WolvesCare Month
Wolves Honor 16-Year-Old Maria, 10-Year-Old Rui Rui As Part Of WolvesCare
As part of WolvesCare Month, the Timberwolves’ FastBreak Foundation, the Roger & Nancy McCabe Foundation and C.H. Robinson Worldwide honored children with life-threatening or long-term illnesses for their bravery and strength, and Friday as the Timberwolves hosted the Grizzlies these two fans got a chance to experience something new for the first time.
WolvesCare Month Honors Young Hero Kevin
Young hero Kevin couldn’t contain his excitement on or off the court Wednesday night during the Timberwolves home game versus the Sacramento Kings. For this night was very special for Kevin, who was born with Spina Bifida, and his parents. During the second quarter of the game, Kevin was brought out onto the court to be honored in front of thousands of Wolves fans and players. With a bright smile on his face, Kevin welcomed the cheers accompanied by a Kevin Love jersey.
WolvesCare Month Celebrates Memorial Blood Centers
In January, C.H. Robinson and the Minnesota Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation celebrates WolvesCare month and turns their attention to some of the Wolves’ smallest and toughest fans – children suffering life-threatening or chronic illnesses. The Memorial Blood Centers organization is dedicated to saving lives by providing blood and biomedical solutions. Each year, about 1 in every 500 African American infants are born with sickle cell disease. Blood transfusions are used to provide relief from the pain.
WolvesCare Month Honors Melanie and Mitchell
Five-year-old Mitchell was left speechless after being honored on-court in front of thousands of fans during the Timberwolves home game Friday night. However, actions spoke much louder than words, as Mitchell and 11-year-old Melanie both looked stunning in their newly acquired Kevin Love jerseys. As a part of WolvesCare month, the Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation took a moment to honor the two special kids during the Minnesota Timberwolves versus Charlotte Bobcats game at Target Center.