Thank You to our Summer Mentors!

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We have officially wrapped up our 2015 summer programs! Students at Madison-Carver Academy, “Shoot for Your Goals” basketball camp and Golightly Educational Center had a great time learning about life skills and strategic planning, through hands-on activities and lively discussions. Whether it was setting goals between shooting hoops, or building animals out of play-doh to … [ read more ]

2015 RARE Night of Heroes

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On July 22, 2015 the 17th Annual RARE Night of Heroes was held at the Emagine Theatre in Royal Oak, Michigan. Supporters, family and friends gathered to celebrate an amazing group of RARE Everyday Heroes. This award is given to everyday people in the workplace who are changing lives and inspiring people around them. Commitment, … [ read more ]

Quicken Loans at Winning Futures

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  For one week in June Cass Technical High School’s gym is filled with the sounds of coaches blowing whistles and enthusiastic kids executing basketball drills.  This year, the gym held 120 young athletes (10-15 years old) who were participating in Greg Kesler’s “Shoot for your Goals” week-long basketball camp facilitated by Winning Futures.   The camp is designed provide … [ read more ]

Benefits of Mentoring for Businesses

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Mentors choose to volunteer for many different reasons. The good news is not only can mentoring be a great way to give back to the community, but it can also benefit your business.  In the April 2015 issue of Corporate Philanthropy Report an article titled, “Youth mentoring Offers Social and Business Benefits” highlighted the many benefits of youth mentoring. … [ read more ]