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.

2016-17 Holiday Shopping For Kids

On Dec. 15, The FastBreak Foundation, along with the Roger and Nancy McCabe Foundation, will be hosted the 12th annual Holiday Shopping for Kids.

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2016-17 Holiday Shopping For Kids

On Dec. 15, The FastBreak Foundation, along with the Roger and Nancy McCabe Foundation, will be hosted the 12th annual Holiday Shopping for Kids.
Dec 17, 2016  |  03:32

2016-17 Timberwolves Jersey Auction

On Dec. 11, the Minnesota Timberwolves hosted their fourth-annual Jersey Auction. Proceeds benefit the Minnesota Timberwolves Community Fund.
Dec 14, 2016  |  01:06

Timberwolves Host Second-Annual Military Practice

On Wednesday, Oct. 19, the Wolves hosted their second-annual Military Practice at the Target Center.
Oct 20, 2016  |  01:39

Tips to Think Green with Zach LaVine

Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine has a simple tip on how to Think Green as we dive into April's Wolves in the Community Think Green campaign.
Apr 25, 2016  |  00:14

Inside Stuff: Zach LaVine Lends A Hand

Zach LaVine is a budding star on the court and off the court as he lends his time to the hearing impaired and the deaf community.
Apr 9, 2016  |  03:33

Timberwolves Book Mobile Continue To Grow Love For Reading

Timberwolves players Damjan Rudez and Gorgui Dieng discuss how important reading was for them growing up and how important it should be for all children.
Apr 7, 2016  |  02:58

Zach LaVine Unveils New Kitchen At Metro Deaf School

On April 4, Wolves guard Zach LaVine unveiled a brand-new kitchen space at the Metro Deaf School in St. Paul.
Apr 5, 2016  |  03:06

2016 Read To Achieve

This year the Timberwolves staff read to over 3,000 students around the Twin Cities during their annual Read To Achieve Program.
Mar 18, 2016  |  01:23

2016 Taste Of The Timberwolves

Carly Aplin takes you behind-the-scenes at this year's Taste of the Timberwolves and even challenges Tyus Jones to an eating contest.
Mar 2, 2016  |  02:51

Mall Of America Takeover Results In Plenty Of Smiles

On Feb. 5, the Minnesota Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation, along with Just Born Quality Confections, put some big smiles on some small (in stature) individuals at the Mall of America.
Feb 16, 2016  |  01:52

WolvesFit Mini Training Camp

As part of the FastBreak Foundation's WolvesFit month, presented by Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine, the Wolves hosted 50 kids from Playworks at Mayo Clinic Square for a Mini Training Camp on Jan. 11.
Jan 12, 2016  |  01:28

2015-16 Timberwolves Jersey Auction

The 2015-16 Timberwolves Jersey Auction was a success with all proceeds going to the Flip Saunders Legacy Fund.
Jan 5, 2016  |  01:32

Don't Miss Out On Tonight's Jersey Auction

On Wednesday night, you'll have the rare chance to bid on a player's jersey after the game. Find out how!
Dec 9, 2015  |  00:33

Holiday Shopping For Kids Event | 2015

On Dec. 3, the Minnesota Timberwolves hosted a Holiday Shopping For Kids event on Thursday afternoon as a part of their Season of Giving month. Twenty-three MN ADOPT children, 5-18 year-olds from all around Minnesota, were fortunate enough to have the opportunity to go on a shopping spree at Target with members of the Minnesota Timberwolves, including Karl-Anthony Towns, Andrew Wiggins and Ricky Rubio.
Dec 7, 2015  |  02:43

First Annual Military Practice

On Nov. 24, the Timberwolves hosted 100 military members for a meal and some exclusive time with the players on the practice court.
Dec 3, 2015  |  01:48

Timberwolves All-Staff Volunteer Day At Parkway Montessori And Community Middle School

The Timberwolves and Lynx staff worked with a non-profit partner, Rebuilding Together, to refurbish the first Montessori middle school in St. Paul Public School history in September.
Oct 7, 2015  |  02:06

Cole Aldrich Backpack Giveway

On Aug. 31, Wolves center Cole Aldrich along his friends and family helped put together 300 backpacks with the Kids In Need Foundation.
Sep 6, 2016  |  01:39

Clorox Cleanup With Tyus Jones

On Aug. 12, the Timberwolves, Tyus Jones and Clorox partnered to help clean at Hale Elementary School. Projects included renovations to the Entryway Rose Garden, weeding and mulching the Reading Garden Mounds area, weeding the Hale Peace Garden and the installation of a trench drain to prevent runoff from Reading Garden Mounds area to the blacktop.
Aug 23, 2016  |  01:37

Dunn Teams Up With Urban Strategies

Just two days after being drafted, No. 5 pick Kris Dunn was already helping in the community as he teamed up with the Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation and Urban Strategies.
Jun 27, 2016  |  01:34

Karl-Anthony Towns Visits Cookie Cart

On Saturday morning, rookie Karl-Anthony Towns, along with the FastBreak Foundation, visited Cookie Cart and helped kids make cookies for the bakery.
Jun 27, 2015  |  01:10

Think Green Arboretum

The Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation partnered with the Lucy Craft Laney School to teach students about the importance of "Going Green."
May 7, 2015  |  02:22

Minnesota Timberwolves Basketball Academy Camp With Christian Laettner

Former Wolves and Duke Blue Devils star Christian Laettner led a camp along with the Minnesota Timberwolves Basketball Academy on March 21.
Mar 23, 2015  |  01:33

Wolves Employees Take Part In Read To Achieve Month

On March 18, Wolves Employees read to students around the metro to take part in Read To Achieve Month.
Mar 20, 2015  |  02:12

Wolves Host Fit Clinic At YMCA

As a part of "Wolves Fit" month, Timberwolves forwards Anthony Bennett and Glenn Robinson III helped put on a Fit Clinic for kids at the North Community YMCA.
Feb 10, 2015  |  02:23

Wolves Team With Hope Kids At Build-A-Bear Event

Earlier this month, a group of Timberwolves players teamed up with Hope Kids and made bears with the kids at the Mall of America. Who knew Pekovic had such a soft side to him?
Jan 29, 2015  |  01:31

Thad-A-Claus 2014 Toy Drive

On December 13th, Timberwolves forward Thad Young and SPIRE representatives dropped off toys at the Boys and Girls Club, The Bridge for Youth & The University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital. Check out the day with this recap video.
Dec 21, 2014  |  02:04

2014-15 Timberwolves Jersey Auction

After the game on November 26th, the Timberwolves auctioned off game-worn jerseys to raise money for the Fastbreak Foundation. The winners were invited back to the December 12th game to meet the players and get the jerseys signed.
Dec 16, 2014  |  01:49

Elementary Students Take Corey Brewer To School

Earlier this week, a group of elementary kids had the chance to bring Corey Brewer to school.
Dec 12, 2014  |  02:01

Wolves Surprise Children With Holiday Shopping Spree

The Minnesota Timberwolves, along with The Roger and Nancy McCabe Foundation and SPIRE Credit Union, gave $500 shopping sprees to 22 children who are in foster care. The Wolves players took them to Target and helped them pick out holiday gifts for them and their families.
Dec 10, 2014  |  02:30

Give Thanks Event

As a part of Military Appreciation month, Timberwolves players and coaches served Thanksgiving dinner to over 100 veterans and active military servicemen and women.
Nov 26, 2014  |  02:02


Each home game the Minnesota Timberwolves along with the Roger and Nancy McCabe Foundation honor a member of the military on Target Center’s court.

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The Minnesota Timberwolves organization is dedicated to assisting community organizations. View donation request guidelines and details here.

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Each month during the season the FastBreak Foundation focuses on a specific area of giving. View monthly themes and application due dates here.

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Our program, which distributes tickets to nearly 200 organizations throughout MN, WI, IA and the Dakotas, has grown dramatically since its inception. We hope you have an opportunity to sign up!

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Students who read 500 or more pages in school or at home between October 23rd and November 20th were rewarded with a Timberwolves prize pack, including a poster, bookmark, a Wolves game ticket and more!

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The FastBreak Foundation has created the Timberwolves and Lynx Book Mobile sponsored by the Roger and Nancy McCabe Foundation, a mobile library to spread the love of reading throughout Minnesota.

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The Minnesota Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation celebrated the 21st annual Taste of the Timberwolves on Tuesday March 1, 2016 at Target Center.

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Through the Timberwolves Split Raffle presented by Federated Insurance, one lucky fan will walk away a winner after every Timberwolves home game this season!

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