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.
October - New Seasons, New Beginnings
New Season, New Beginnings reflects the excitement and opportunity a new NBA season brings not only to basketball enthusiasts, but to the community in which we play. It means highlighting those who work hard to create new opportunities for Minnesota’s youth; creating renewed spaces, energy and attitudes for learning and community development.
November - Operation MN Heroes Operation Minnesota Heroes Month will honor, serve and recognize Minnesota’s troops and their families through in-game elements, special events and a grant. The goal of this campaign is to demonstrate the organization’s support and appreciation of those working to protect our country at home and abroad.
December - Season of Giving
Season of Giving focuses on organizations and events that work to improve the holiday season for Minnesotans in need, as well as recognizes those in the community who embody the spirit of the season through their work to assist others.
January - WolvesCare
WolvesCare month turns the FastBreak Foundation's attention to some of the Timberwolves smallest fans, but those with the biggest hearts: children suffering with terminal or long-term illness. The Foundation works to support and encourage these courageous children and their families, as well as raise awareness for some of the illnesses that impact their lives.
February - WolvesFit
WolvesFit month features activities and organizations that focus on health and fitness for Minnesota youth. Being active and staying fit is vital for people of all ages, and the FastBreak Foundation, through WolvesFit month, encourages youth to get on the path to being fit at an early age.
March - Read to Achieve
Education and fostering a love of reading are an integral part of the FastBreak Foundation's efforts in the community, and March is the month when this endeavor takes center stage. During Read to Achieve month, the Timberwolves work hard to put books in the hands of Minnesota children and offer incentives to keep reading.
April - Think Green
The Minnesota Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation's Think Green month will focus on organizations, events and activities that help to preserve and improve our environment. Throughout the Month of April, the Minnesota Timberwolves will "Think Green" to help reduce waste in our environment.