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Board Member of the Quarter

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Scott Rice, Board Chair and Kristina Marshall, President and CEO of Winning Futures, presented Theresa Hilborn of General Motors and Frank Orsini of Lear Corporation, with the Winning Futures’ Board Member of the Quarter Awards for their dedication and contribution to local youth at the Winning Futures Board of Directors meeting … Read More »

Summer School Program Builds Confidence!

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Winning Futures Summer School Program Builds Confidence for Academic Success. Winning Futures recently implemented its middle school life skills mentoring course at Golightly Education Center in Detroit that focuses on building young people’s self confidence through academic goal setting.  During the summer school program, mentors and students work each week … Read More »

“Powerlink Helps Students Attend Camp”

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POWERLINK MAKES “SHOOT FOR YOUR GOALS” CAMP FREE FOR STUDENTS Week-long basketball and mentoring camp features Pistons announcer Greg Kelser, educational content from Winning Futures DETROIT, June 23, 2014– For the 4th year, Powerlink is sponsoring Greg Kelser’s “Shoot For Your Goals” camp, ensuring that it is free for local … Read More »

Winning Futures partners with iMatters for Kids

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iMatter For Kids and Winning Futures partnered to implement an after-school peer mentoring program for 4th and 5th grade students. This program engaged 20 elementary  students and 10 high school mentors.  The mentoring teams  worked to develop into strong, caring leaders and to know they matter.  The program focuses on … Read More »

Summer Volunteer Opportunities

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This summer, Winning Futures will be providing individuals and businesses the opportunity to get involved in the community through its one-time and short-term mentoring opportunities in Detroit and Warren. Sign-up today! Volunteers are needed to work with 5th – 9th grade boys and girls in a structured classroom settings. “Short-Term … Read More »

Cornerstone Charter Schools Add New Campus

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  CORNERSTONE CHARTER SCHOOLS ADD NEW CAMPUS IN THE GRANDMONT-ROSEDALE NEIGHBORHOOD Cornerstone Health + Technology High School Set for Fall 2014 Move-In Nationally recognized educational leaders, Cornerstone Charter Schools is adding another multi-million dollar campus to its portfolio. The Cornerstone Health + Technology High School will host its Ceremonial Groundbreaking Ceremony … Read More »

Our History 1997

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Mike Fitzpatrick became a mentor in 1997 and played an instrumental role in launching our mentoring program at Community High School in 1998.   This year Mike will be celebrating his 17th year as a Winning Futures Mentor. Above and beyond his mentoring, Mike also serves numerous volunteer roles within the … Read More »

Why Are Strengths Important?

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How many times have you been told you need to turn your weaknesses into strengths?  Traditionally, choosing to focus on improving weaknesses has unfortunately become all too common for high school and college students.  The factors of peer pressure, siblings, parents, and media have shaped students’ future too much.  What … Read More »

New Year’s Resolution: Mentor

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Tired of the same old New Year’s resolution? How about volunteering as a mentor with Winning Futures?  Unsure if you’re mentor material?  In truth, it’s a lot easier to be a mentor and impact a life than you think!  There’s not a certain mold that mentors need to come from. … Read More »

Chrysler Foundation Awards $65k

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Chrysler Group Expands Commitment to Winning Futures Grant of $65,000 from The Chrysler Foundation supports scholarship and mentor programs December 2, 2013 , Warren, Mich. – Last Tuesday (Nov. 26) at a breakfast hosted by Winning Futures, Mark Chernoby, Senior Vice President, Engineering and Vice President – Product Committee Coordinator … Read More »