Slide 1 - Hiring
Slide 2 - Career Mentors Needed
Slide 3 - Golf Social
Slide 4 - TheVision2023 Outcomes Report

Mentoring Millennials

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Bentley University has taken an in-depth look at the newest generation entering the workforce today: Millennials. In the “PreparedU Project”, 3,149 respondents were asked more than 300 questions to help us better understand this generation and how other generations relate to them. This report is especially important to us at … Read More »

Mentoring Works: The Three Amigo Mentors

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Above: Jeff Lehnertz, Tony Gwilt and Brad Remer lifelong friends who share a passion for mentoring   We are continuing to celebrate National Mentor Month here at Winning Futures. Today we wanted to highlight a special trio of male mentors at Warren Mott High School. Jeffery Lehnertz began mentoring with us … Read More »

All in the Family

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Winning Futures has a unique advantage over other mentoring programs. Since we have been serving Metro Detroit since 1994, over 20 years, we have had the pleasure of graduating generations of students in Winning Futures. Being a locally-based program in many of the same high schools since our foundation, we … Read More »

Mentoring Works: Jeff Lehnertz’s Story

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For me, the mission of the Winning Futures program is simply to encourage young people to plan for their future by setting goals for themselves.  The program is geared towards making the students understand that a positive attitude and self-image is a choice that they make each day.  My personal … Read More »

Mentoring Works: Olu’s Story

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Mentoring Works: Olu’s Story I joined Winning Futures because I wanted to help young men reach their full potential. It’s exciting to be a mentor in the program because my mentees are on the cusp of discovering what their talents, passions, career interests, and personal values are, and I’m there … Read More »

Inspiring Mentor Moment

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We can’t always capture how deeply rewarding the Winning Futures mentoring experience can be for our volunteers. One of our mentors at Community High School, Kristin Shortt, says it all. Take a look at how she describes her relationship with the students. The holiday cards she received from her mentees … Read More »

Winning Futures Helps with Black Male Achievement Project

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  Photo Credit: Michigan Community Service Commission Winning Futures staff and mentors had an opportunity to participate in several planning sessions with Mentor Michigan and MENTOR, the National Mentoring Partnership, to help design a Black Male Achievement curriculum. Detroit was one of 5 cities selected to help draft this unique … 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 »

Donate Today- Every Student Deserves a Winning Future!

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Donate today to help provide local high school students with a business mentor to assist them in planning for the future and overcoming obstacles.  In the above video our students will share with you HOW their mentors impacted their life! Since 1994, we have empowered youth to succeed through mentoring and … Read More »

Attitude is Everything

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This week in our Winning Futures classrooms, our mentors and mentees are exploring the benefits of having a positive attitude.  Here at Winning Futures, we believe a positive attitude is the foundation to an individual’s success and we kicked-off our first  workbook session talking about how our minds shape our … Read More »