National Writing Contest
for grades 4, 5 and 6

Contest Dates: October 1 to November 9, 2015

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 receive a pizza party for their entire school.

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