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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 »

Mentor + Mentee = Impact!

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Recognizing others, inspiring them to excellence in school, career, or in life doesn’t take a lot of extra time; it takes compassion, perspective, and vision. Scott Barh, Winning Futures Mentor at Pontiac Academy For Excellence is a perfect example.   When asked about his mentoring experience Scott of Chrysler said; … Read More »

Cost of College

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A new report from the College Board, the group that owns the SAT test, finds costs at four-year public schools posted the smallest increase in more than 30 years, up 2.9 percent — the bad news, federal aid for undergraduates declined by 9 percent over a two-year period and the … Read More »

Only a Few Slots Remain

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We are excited about building many positive relationships this year through mentoring. Winning Futures students will benefit greatly from working with a diverse group of mentors representing a wide variety of occupations, ages and ethnicities. Volunteers throughout metro Detroit are demonstrating their compassion for youth by taking one hour a … Read More »

Dream

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August 28th 2013, marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s “I Have A Dream” speech. In this monumental address Dr. King spoke of peace, justice and equality. Every child deserves the opportunity to attain an excellent education and getting an excellent education isn’t just about books and … Read More »

Help Your Kids Achieve Their Dreams

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Every parent and teacher wants their kids to be successful. By working with them to help them identify their goals and desires, you can help them increase their odds of pursuing and achieving their dreams. The first step is to set specific goals and write them down. Dreams can help … Read More »

Winning Futures Students Explore Benefits of Volunteering

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Winning Futures’ students began exploring the benefits of participating in community service this week. Working alongside their mentors, students undertook a variety of projects such as: Creating custom flower pots for donation to American House senior living center. Making teddy bears and pillows for distribution to the Walton Wood Senior … Read More »

WINNING FUTURES TO HOST FREE BREAKFAST FOR POTENTIAL MENTORS, VOLUNTEERS JUNE 27

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*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** WHAT: Free breakfast in Wayne County to introduce community members to Winning Futures and recruit new mentors for upcoming programs. WHO: Winning Futures, a school-based mentoring program. WHEN & WHERE: Wednesday, June 27, 2012 – 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.: Detroit Golf Club, 17911 Hamilton Rd., Detroit, … Read More »