Golfers Raise $140,000 at the 20th Annual Lear Golf Classic

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Our 20th Annual Lear Golf Classic raised more than $140,000 to support our new Workforce Prep program. You would think that on a rainy Monday the last thing anyone would want to do is spend the day golfing. This wasn’t the case for the 246 people who, with positive attitudes and smiles on their faces, … [ read more ]

2018 Awards Ceremony – Changing the World!

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2018 scholarship winners left to right: Brittany Padilla, Breia Swanigan, and Samantha Susalla. I’ve been to many awards ceremonies in my lifetime and I’ve watched a few on television. They’re mostly mundane. Too many times participants rave about themselves or how something they’ve done changed the world when really they didn’t. The Winning Futures Awards … [ read more ]

Corks & Forks Makes a Big Splash

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Pictured at the 2018 Corks & Forks are Kristina Marshall, president and CEO, Winning Futures, and Event Chair, Matt Duffy, global purchasing director, Ford Motor Company. Fine wine, gourmet cuisine, live jazz, and a hilarious auction emceed by Les Gold from the TV hit series, Hardcore Pawn – all this and more were enjoyed by … [ read more ]

19th Annual Golf Classic Recap

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The weather was great, spirits were high, and all the golfers were winners at the 19th annual Winning Futures Golf Classic hosted by Lear. The event had a positive impact on the lives of Southeast Michigan youth. The Sept. 11 outing at Indianwood Golf and Country Club raised more than $120,000 to support our mentoring, … [ read more ]

Winning Futures Partners with Lawrence Technological University’s Summer Connections Program

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On Monday, August 15, 2016, Winning Futures partnered with Lawrence Technological University’s Summer Connections program to teach incoming freshman goal-setting and strategic planning tools to help them excel in college. Summer Connections is offered by Lawrence Tech to help first-year students become familiar with the expectations of college life. Together with Lawrence Tech staff and … [ read more ]

Eight Everyday Heroes Honored at Our “Annual Night of Heroes” Event

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On Tuesday, July 19th we honored 8 Everyday Heroes at our Annual “Night of Heroes” Event. The RARE Everyday Hero Program is dedicated to inspiring Michigan’s youth through Everyday Heroes. The prestigious award celebrates the lives of everyday people in the workplace who through extraordinary commitment, courage, compassion, and integrity are changing lives and inspiring … [ read more ]

2016 Winning Futures Scholarship Event

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The 22nd Annual Winning Futures Award Celebration brought together nearly 300 students, educators, mentors, and program sponsors earlier this month. The annual event honors outstanding mentors and presents scholarship awards to students from across southeast Michigan. Since its founding in 1994, Winning Futures has impacted over 40,000 students and awarded $1.7 million in scholarships. 19 … [ read more ]

Sign up today for Greg Kelser’s Basketball Camp

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This summer, Winning Futures is teaming up with the Gregory Kelser Basketball Camp to bring a fun, high energy basketball and mentoring program to 6th-9th grade students in southeastern Michigan. This week-long camp, proudly sponsored by Lear Corporation, inspires and coaches students to be successful on and off of the court. With the guidance and support … [ read more ]

Michigan College Access Network Annual Conference

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On March 8th and 9th one of our Keys to College facilitators, Carla Wellborn, attended the 6th Annual MCAN Conference. The conference theme this year was “College Changes Everything” and focused on highlighting the impact post-secondary education makes in communities and personal lives. There was a total of 35 breakout sessions, and three keynote speakers … [ read more ]