National Writing Contest
for grades 4, 5 and 6

The Meaning of Home contest invites Grade 4, 5 and 6 students from across Canada to submit a written essay about what home means to them for a chance to direct $50,000 to a Habitat for Humanity build of their choice in Canada and $1,000 cash prize for the school of the winning student.

John’s essay was chosen among more than 5,000 entries from all parts of Canada. Read John’s full entry here.

By entering, students have the chance to make a difference in their community. Genworth Canada will donate $5.00 CAD to the Habitat affiliate closest to the entrant’s city of residence. Every participant also has a chance to win the top prize which consists of a $50,000 donation from Genworth Canada to the Habitat affiliate of their choice, as well the winner’s school receives $1,000. Plus, there is 5 runner-up prizes of $5,000 donations to Habitat affiliates.

That’s not all! The winner and runners-up get a pizza party for their classroom, in addition to other great prizes.

every entry can make a difference