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Largest Fundraiser in Winning Futures History!

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The Annual Golf for Kids Classic golf outing was a huge success.  243 golfers gathered at Indianwood Country Club to support Winning Futures.  Whether people were avid golfers or golfing for the first time, everyone enjoyed the beautiful weather and course.  Together we raised over $100,000 for youth programming, this … Read More »

Top 10 Back to School Tips

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It is that time of the year. Time to start thinking about school again! The co-founder and CEO of Student-Tutor, Todd VanDuzer, created a list of “Top 10 Back to School Tips”. The staff here at Winning Futures hopes you take a look and start this school year off with … Read More »

Lawrence Technological University, Class of 2019!

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By: Carla Wellborn We had a wonderful time working with the incoming freshmen of Lawrence Technological University! Winning Futures facilitated a jam-packed two day seminar for the brand new class of 2019 at LTU, who were led by an amazing group of current college students serving as peer mentors and … Read More »

40,000 Students Impacted by Winning Futures!

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21 years ago an amazing entrepreneur, Sam Cupp, founded Winning Futures.  Sam founded Winning Futures at his old high school, Warren Mott. This one school, one district, one person organization has grown and grown over the years and has recently reached a huge milestone. Winning Futures has officially impacted 40,000 … Read More »

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 … 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 … 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” … Read More »

Winning Futures Focuses on Skills Sought after by Employers

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On May 24, 2015 The Detroit Free Press published the article “Soft skills help set candidates apart in job search”, written by Susan Rickers. The article highlighted soft skills employers are looking for in today’s job market. Winning Futures mentees have the ability to list these skills as well as … Read More »

21st Annual Winning Futures Award Celebration

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17 students from Detroit’s Cass Technical High School, Cornerstone Health + Technology High School, Harper Woods High School, Madison High School, Pontiac Academy for Excellence, Warren’s Community High School and Warren Mott High School were awarded Luminary Awards and scholarships totaling $27,500 for continuing education. The finalist were chosen based … Read More »