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News & Stories

Powerlink Powers Up Greg Kelser Basketball Camp Students

June 21, 2013

Thank you to Powerlink Facilities Management for supporting Winning Futures and the Greg Kelser Basketball Camp. Each day this week, students will participate in basketball activities along with the Winning Futures mentoring, goal setting, and life skills program. To find out how your company can become a Greg Kelser Basketball Camp partner,… Read More


Nabisco Employees Help Students “Shoot for Their Goals”

June 20, 2013

[caption id="attachment_437" align="aligncenter" width="432"] Greg Kelser Basketball Camp students work with their mentor volunteer on a lesson about the importance of having a support group around you.[/caption] Nabisco employees turned out to help students "shoot for their goals" at this week's Greg Kelser Basketball Camp. Each day this week, students will participate… Read More


Kellogg’s Joins the Greg Kelser Basketball Camp Team

June 19, 2013

[caption id="attachment_432" align="aligncenter" width="420"] Students at the Greg Kelser Basketball Camp.[/caption] Thank you to Kellogg's for supporting Winning Futures and the Greg Kelser Basketball Camp. Each day this week, students will participate in basketball activities along with the Winning Futures mentoring, goal setting, and life skills program. To find out how your… Read More


Walmart Employees Volunteer at the Greg Kelser Basketball Camp

June 18, 2013

[caption id="attachment_427" align="aligncenter" width="487"] Walmart volunteers at the Greg Kelser Basketball Camp.[/caption] Thank you to Walmart for supporting Winning Futures and the Greg Kelser Basketball Camp. Team members from Walmart volunteered at the camp yesterday, June 17, to join students in basketball activities and Winning Futures' mentoring, goal setting, and life skills… Read More


Sodexo & the Detroit Public Schools Foundation Partner with the Greg Kelser Basketball Camp

June 17, 2013

[caption id="attachment_421" align="aligncenter" width="439"] Basketball great Greg Kelser (left, center) with Winning Futures staff and basketball camp students. At right, Sodexo employees work with students at the basketball camp.[/caption] Thank you to Sodexo and the Detroit Public Schools Foundation for supporting Winning Futures and the Greg Kelser Basketball Camp. Each day… Read More


Join NBA Champ Steve Smith in Recruiting Mentors!

June 17, 2013

[caption id="attachment_417" align="aligncenter" width="465"] Steve Smith with a Winning Futures student.[/caption] Former Michigan State University and NBA basketball champion Steve Smith has partnered with Winning Futures to recruit mentors for the 2013-2014 school year. He and other members of the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame recently filmed several public service… Read More


Mentor Tina Holland Says You Can Make a Big Difference with Just a Little Time

June 13, 2013

[caption id="attachment_414" align="aligncenter" width="401"] Mentor Tina Holland with one of her mentees.[/caption] Tina Holland makes a big difference in kids' lives by mentoring with Winning Futures students for one hour once a week. Watch this short video to hear her talk about why she mentors: Tina Holland To find out more… Read More


Thank you Proper Group International!

June 7, 2013

Thank you to Proper Group International for supporting Winning Futures as a sponsor. Find out more about Proper Group International here. Read More


Mentor Teia Harris Recommends You Take a “Workday Vacation”

May 24, 2013

[caption id="attachment_399" align="aligncenter" width="481"] Teia Harris (right) and her mentoring team at Cass Technical High School.[/caption] Take a "workday vacation"! Teia Harris does to mentor Winning Futures students for an hour once a week. Watch this short video to hear why: Teia Harris Testimonial To find out more about how you… Read More


Winning Futures Awards Photos Now Online!

May 16, 2013

[caption id="attachment_394" align="aligncenter" width="482"] Student scholarship winners at the 19th Annual Winning Futures Award celebration.[/caption] 200 guests joined us at the Winning Futures Awards last night to celebrate our partners, mentors and volunteers as well as to applaud 20 extraordinary students we gifted $27,000 in scholarships. Among the honorees were… Read More