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Goals for 2016!

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We are excited to start the New Year but want to first share the awesome results from the past year. In 2015, Winning Futures provided 25,409 hours of service to a total of 1,929 students. This was an increase of 4,100 hours from 2014! These are amazing numbers and we … Read More »

Largest Fundraiser in Winning Futures History!

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The Annual Golf for Kids Classic golf outing was a huge success.  243 golfers gathered at Indianwood Country Club to support Winning Futures.  Whether people were avid golfers or golfing for the first time, everyone enjoyed the beautiful weather and course.  Together we raised over $100,000 for youth programming, this … Read More »

Lawrence Technological University, Class of 2019!

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By: Carla Wellborn We had a wonderful time working with the incoming freshmen of Lawrence Technological University! Winning Futures facilitated a jam-packed two day seminar for the brand new class of 2019 at LTU, who were led by an amazing group of current college students serving as peer mentors and … Read More »

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 »

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 »

Madison High Career/Culture/Community Day

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  Madison High School in Madison Heights held a Career/Culture/Community day for their students on Friday, May 9th. Partnering with Madison High to make this a great day for the students was the United Way of Southeastern Michigan. Volunteers from the community discussed their work with the high school students … 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 »

WINNING FUTURES’ PROGRAM DIRECTOR HONORED BY THE TWILIGHT BENEFIT FOUNDATION

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STERLING HEIGHTS, MI – Laurie Tarter, Program Director and Vice President of Winning Futures, a non-profit school-based mentoring program, has been named one of this year’s Twilight Civic Leadership Award Honorees. The Twilight Foundation Community Leadership Awards recognize individuals and organizations whose leadership has made a significant impact in their … Read More »

Winning Futures Volunteer Honored by Governor Rick Snyder with the Mentor of the Year Award for Michigan

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Detroit, MI, October 24, 2011 – Local Winning Futures volunteer, Kimle Mitchell, won the overall Mentor of the Year for Michigan through the Governor’s Service Awards. Kimle Mitchell was honored at the Governor’s Service Awards dinner “An Evening with the Stars”, held at Gem Theatre in Detroit. The Governor’s Service … Read More »

Helping Detroit youths shoot for stars

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TODAY’S SUBJECT: Detroit-based Powerlink Facilities Management, a provider of building management services, including housekeeping, groundskeeping and general facilities maintenance for business customers, provided support of Winning Futures and the Gregory Kelser Detroit Basketball Camp. THE CAUSE: Winning Futures, a nonprofit organization based in Warren, provides goal setting, mentoring and scholarship … Read More »