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Is Your Company a Mentoring Champion?

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With only a few more weeks left in our Mentoring Program for 2015-2016, we are beginning to gear up for next school year. With over 600 students each year across 7 schools, we are looking to fill volunteer slots for over 160 mentors for our full year program! It’s a … 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »