Gorgui Dieng Foundation

Event Raises More Than $500K for Gorgui Dieng’s Senegal Efforts

By |2019-04-12T16:30:15+00:00April 12th, 2019|Categories: Events, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Into a sold out, packed-to-the-rafters Holden Room in Minneapolis last week walked Minnesota Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng. At 6’11’’ he towered over the crowd. Dressed in the bright, traditional clothing of his home country of Senegal, he was hard to miss. Smiles followed him as he made his way through the crowd, greeting friends and [...]

7 Days In Senegal: Day 1

By |2018-08-06T08:00:48+00:00August 1st, 2017|Categories: Agriculture, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

The  second of two shipments of sustainable farming equipment has arrived in Senegal! And Our Farm In A Box Program Manager Chris Newhouse is hard at work with Gorgui Dieng of the Minnesota Timberwolves to expand access to health in the player’s home country. This journal entry is the first in a series that depicts Chris’s [...]

MATTER Presents: The Gorgui Dieng Project

By |2018-08-06T08:00:51+00:00April 12th, 2017|Categories: Agriculture, Events, Hospitals, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

In spite of the wind and sleet, more than 100 guests gathered for a memorable evening to help build a sustainable future for Senegal at MATTER Presents: The Gorgui Dieng Project. "I’m blessed to take care of my family, they are not skipping any meals and have access to doctors. I can wake up every [...]

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