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Dresner Foundation Awards $150,000 Grant to Winning Futures

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Career Program Associate, Katherine Morgan (center), with Winning Futures mentor, Mark O’Malley (bottom left), and students at Warren Mott High School. We are excited to announce that we received a two-year $150,000 grant award from the Vera and Joseph Dresner Foundation. Funding from the Dresner Foundation will support core expenses … Read More »

2018 Awards Ceremony – Changing the World!

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2018 scholarship winners left to right: Brittany Padilla, Breia Swanigan, and Samantha Susalla. I’ve been to many awards ceremonies in my lifetime and I’ve watched a few on television. They’re mostly mundane. Too many times participants rave about themselves or how something they’ve done changed the world when really they … Read More »

Winning Futures First and Only in Michigan to Earn National Quality Member Designation

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Dipita Das (right) with her mentor, Sharon vanSpronsen (left), at the 2017 Awards Ceremony where Dipita received a Winning Futures scholarship. We are very proud to announce that our mentoring program was recently awarded the National Quality Member designation from MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR). We are the first … 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 »

“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 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 »

CEO Recieves Distinguished Leadership Award

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Winning Futures CEO Kristina Marshall was recently recognized by the Michigan Business and Professional Associations Women Leadership in the Workplace Program.  On February 4, 2014, during their 18th Annual “Women Leadership in the Workplace Conference”; Marshall was presented with the “Distinguished Leadership Award” for her outstanding achievements in the business … 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 1994

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  The Winning Futures mentoring program was launched at Warren Mott High School in 1994 with 50 marketing students and recognized for its unique scholarship program by the United States Secretary of Education, Richard E. Riley.  That year, a bright eyed, ambition senior by the name of Kristina Sobczynski (now … 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 »