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Gold, Rice, Hamilton, and WCS Recognized!

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Pictured top left to bottom right: Mike Boguth – Hamilton Chevrolet, Susan Trombley – Warren Consolidated Schools, Les Gold – American Jewelry and Loan, Scott Rice – Powerlink Construction. What does a pawn shop owner, a car dealership, an educator, and a businessman all have in common? They all received … Read More »

25th Anniversary Awards Celebration a Huge Success

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Alumni Cupp-Hamilton Scholarship winners pictured left to right: Mario Hanna, Austin Brown, Katie Filion, Jose House, Jr, Mark Daiowd, and Brittani Lipsey. “I can frankly say that Winning Futures is strong. It’s unique. It’s built right. And it has the drivers behind it with the Winning Futures staff and all … Read More »

FCA Foundation Awards $50,000 Grant to Winning Futures

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We are excited to announce that we’ve received a one-year $50,000 grant from the FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of North American automaker FCA US LLC. The grant will support core expenses for local tenth graders who are participating in Workforce Prep – our in-school mentoring and leadership skills development … Read More »

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 »

Welcome to our New Board Member – Daniel Russell Sr.

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Winning Futures is excited to announce the election of one new board member – Daniel Russell Sr., Vice President of DEM Group in Sterling Heights, MI. Daniel Russell Sr. is a resident of Clarkston and an alumni of Michigan State University. He has been employed at DEM Group for over ten … Read More »

Winning Futures Highlighted in Opportunity Lives

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On May 5, 2016 Winning Futures was highlighted in an article posted by Opportunity Lives written by Amerlia Hamilton. Please enjoy the article posted below! In Detroit, the Winning Futures mentorship program uses four building blocks to change the lives of young people in that struggling city: trusting relationships, energizing … Read More »

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 »

Benefits of Mentoring for Businesses

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Mentors choose to volunteer for many different reasons. The good news is not only can mentoring be a great way to give back to the community, but it can also benefit your business.  In the April 2015 issue of Corporate Philanthropy Report an article titled, “Youth mentoring Offers Social and Business Benefits” … Read More »