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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. … 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 »

Scholarship Winner in Oakland Press

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Pontiac Academy for Excellence student earns Winning Futures scholarship Written by Dave Phillips “A mentorship program at Pontiac Academy for Excellence is instilling confidence and teaching skills to students at the charter school, according to a junior who earned a scholarship through it. During the 2014-15 school year, Winning Futures has … Read More »

Training Gives Mentors a Leg Up

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Last night we had our midyear Mentor training and networking event at Davenport University in Warren. Mentors came to learn and share how their positive influence from one hour a week and can make a huge impact on a young person’s life. One Mentor said, “The third week I got … 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 »

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 »

Challenge Conquered!

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Did you know “A goal that is not written down is just an idea”? As 2013 came to a close Winning Futures once again demonstrated the importance and value of goal setting. The 20 Year Challenge, the goal was to raise $20K starting in September and ending in December. Showing … Read More »