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News & Stories

Create Good Study Habits

September 5, 2013

All students, no matter what age, can benefit from starting the school organized and focused. Here are a few tips you can share with your child or youth in your program. Good Study Habits • Find a good, quiet place to study • Turn off all technology to stay focused… Read More


Dream

August 28, 2013

August 28th 2013, marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's "I Have A Dream" speech. In this monumental address Dr. King spoke of peace, justice and equality. Every child deserves the opportunity to attain an excellent education and getting an excellent education isn't just about books and… Read More


Back to School-Preparing for Success

August 22, 2013

Every parent wants their child to be successful in school.  Now is the perfect time to start talking to students about their goals and how to best accomplish them. Begin talking with students about their dreams or their vision for the future. Knowing what he/she wants to achieve in life,… Read More


Mentors Needed-Recruit Someone Today!

August 16, 2013

Our weekly program (just one-hour per week for 15 or 25 weeks) is unique in that it has a fun, structured curriculum where mentors teach students though hands-on activities, written exercises, and group discussions.  We train you and our staff are onsite to lead the sessions and support mentors.  We focus… Read More


Mentors Needed for African-American Youth

August 8, 2013

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


Congrats RARE Everyday Heroes and Scholarship Winners

August 1, 2013

Winning Futures just honored 10 Michigan citizens with the RARE Everyday Hero award, along with awarding five Michigan high school seniors with $2,500 scholarships. Our RARE Night of Heroes event at the Paladium in Birmingham was a night to remember for the award winners, their friends, families, and co-works. Congratulations… Read More


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