Slide 1 - Donate
Slide 1 - TheVision2023 Outcomes Report
Slide 2 - Celebrating 30 Years

News & Stories

News & Stories

We’re celebrating 30 years of empowering students to succeed and we’re ready for the next 30!

September 26, 2023

A message from President and CEO, Kristina Marshall, 1994-95 Winning Futures alum:  It’s hard to believe, but the 2023-24 school year marks the 30th anniversary of our Workforce Prep program. Here’s a quick look at how we started, where we are today, and the direction we’re headed. Thiry years ago,… Read More

Angelica Tibbitts’ dream is coming true. She is the first in her family to graduate from high school and now she’s about to graduate from college.

September 25, 2023

For many people, breaking the cycle of poverty seems impossible. For Angelica Tibbitts, it’s her dream and it’s coming true. High school can be a difficult time for teenagers. While many struggle with relationships, homework, or what to wear to school, for Angelica, it was more like, “Where am I… Read More

Samer Alzuhairi has an electric future. He plans to attend college or trade school and study electrical engineering, then work as an electrician.

September 20, 2023

In five to ten years, Samer Alzuhairi will be the guy you call to rewire your house or fix that light switch that, no matter how many times you try, it won’t turn on! He has a vision and a plan, and with help from his career mentor, Jason Hurley,… Read More

Celebrating 25 Years of our Golf Classic and $135,000 raised

September 20, 2023

We held our 25th Annual Golf Classic at Indianwood Country Club on Monday September 11, 2023. Over 250 golfers came out to support us and enjoyed a beautiful day of golf and networking with senior business executives. With help from our partners and sponsors, we raised $135,000 at this year’s… Read More

For Josh Hudson, seeing is believing. He’s on track to graduate from the University of Michigan with a degree in electrical engineering.

September 19, 2023

Josh Hudson is a junior at the University of Michigan where he’s studying electrical engineering. After earning his degree, he hopes to work in the electrical engineering field, then one day give back by volunteering in an organization like ours. He has a vision for his future, which he clearly… Read More

Our most important ingredient: 2022-23 Career Mentors

September 19, 2023

If you ask pastry chefs to identify the most important cake ingredient, you’ll likely get a variety of answers. Many will say it’s the flour. Some might say it’s the eggs. And others might say it’s butter, sugar, salt, or a variety of other things. When it comes to our… Read More

$44,000 in scholarships awarded to 18 students, seven career mentors honored for their dedication, and all of our annual sponsors recognized for their generous support

July 7, 2023 , ,

We held our 29th Annual Awards Celebration on June 6, 2023, at Club Venetian in Madison Heights, and awarded $44,000 in scholarships to 18 students from our Workforce Prep program. We also honored seven career mentors for their five or ten year volunteer anniversary and recognized all of our sponsors… Read More

Marcelo Conti, Executive Director, Interior, Exterior and Thermal, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain at General Motors joins the Board of Directors

July 7, 2023

We are pleased to announce that Marcelo Conti, executive director of Interior, Exterior and Thermal, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain at General Motors, has joined our Board of Directors.  “I have been passionate about Winning Futures since I first heard of its mission to help local Detroit youth. As someone… Read More

2023 Corks & Forks Breaks Records

April 10, 2023

We knew this was going to be a good event. What we didn’t know was that it would be record setting. Chaired by Marlo Vitous, senior vice president - Purchasing & Supply Chain at Stellantis, and supported by Pete Hockey of Ford Motor Company, Matt Joshua of General Motors, and… Read More

Ruomu Hu, Vice President and General Manager at Harman International, Joins Board of Directors

April 10, 2023

We are very pleased to announce that Ruomu Hu has been elected to our Board of Directors. “Everyone deserves a fair chance at the American dream,” said Ruomu. “Seeing the fundamental impacts Winning Futures has made for these beautiful young minds and their bright futures has made me a firm… Read More