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Is Your Company a Mentoring Champion?

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With only a few more weeks left in our Mentoring Program for 2015-2016, we are beginning to gear up for next school year. With over 600 students each year across 7 schools, we are looking to fill volunteer slots for over 160 mentors for our full year program! It’s a … Read More »

Minority Businessmen Get Plugged In

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Minority businessmen from across metro Detroit converged at Wayne State University School of Business Administration to get plugged-in. Thursday, April 30th Winning Futures hosted its second Plug-in Detroit Networking Event. An initiative of Winning Futures, Plug-In Detroit was created to connect minority businessmen with potential opportunities for professional and personal … Read More »

Students Dress for Success

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Project Pinstripe and Winning Futures help students dress for success. Mentees from Winning Futures along with other young men from Detroit and surrounding areas gathered at YouthVille in Detroit’s New Center area on March 28, 2015 to receive a free suit and valuable job coaching. Project Pinstripe is a not-for-profit organization … Read More »

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 »

WINNING FUTURES 20 YEAR CELEBRATION

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WINNING FUTURES AWARD STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS AND HONOR MENTORS OF THE YEAR AT 20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION WARREN, MI, May 20, 2014 – 23 students from Detroit’s Cass Technical High School, Harper Woods High School, Madison High School, Pontiac Academy for Excellence, and Warren’s Community High School and Warren Mott High … Read More »

Madison High Career/Culture/Community Day

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  Madison High School in Madison Heights held a Career/Culture/Community day for their students on Friday, May 9th. Partnering with Madison High to make this a great day for the students was the United Way of Southeastern Michigan. Volunteers from the community discussed their work with the high school students … Read More »

Winning Futures Creates Winning Students

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The ability to positively shape young minds is the greatest gift we can give future generations. that’s the goal of Winning Futures, an innovative school-based mentoring program. “We connect young people with business professionals to help students develop strategic planning, college and job preparation and all of the life skills … Read More »

WINNING FUTURES PARTY RAISES $32,000

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WARREN, Mich., April 01, 2014 – Winning Futures, a nonprofit organization that inspires and prepares at-risk youth for success, raised over $32,000 for its life skills, mentoring and scholarship programs at an Opening Day Party targeting business professionals on March 31, 2014.             The event, sponsored by local businesses Bernard … 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 »