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Suits Delivered from Project Pinstripe!

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    On March 28, 2015 mentees from Winning Futures along with other young men from Detroit and surrounding areas received a free suit and valuable job coaching through Project Pinstripe, a not-for-profit organization managed by Tom James. They gained the skills and attire to continue building a positive, business centered … Read More »

Vincent Velasco’s Story

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Since my graduation in from Warren Mott High School in 2011, I have gone on to take everything the program taught me and use it in the real world. Shortly after I graduated from Warren Mott, I started working full-time right out of high school, to help pay my way … 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 »

GM Cares

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General Motors recognizes that giving employees an opportunity to mentor through their job provides many valuable benefits. Benefits to the Employee • Improves performance • Increases job satisfaction, attitude and morale • Encourages teamwork • Promotes leadership and skill development Benefits to the Corporation • Builds brand awareness and affinity … 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 »

Mentors Needed for African-American Youth

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The key to African-American students obtaining academic success is mentorship. Many black youth throughout metro Detroit lack successful African-American adults being actively involved in their lives and providing them with critical guidance and support. Although black youth can see and read about successful African-Americans in history and in the media, … 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 »