Shelter.

Comfort.

Family.

National Writing Contest
for grades 4, 5 and 6

October 10 to November 30, 2017
Please check back at a later time for more information

2016 WINNERS

John

Bensen

Victoria
British Columbia

Read Bensen’s full entry here

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. Genworth Canada donates $10 per entry and the winner gets to direct a $50,000 grant from Genworth Canada to a Habitat build of their choice. Ten runners-up will also each receive a $5,000 grant towards the Habitat for Humanity project of their choice. Additional prizes include a pizza party for the class and $1,000 to the winner’s school!


every entry can make a difference