Meaning of Home Quick Facts

  • Since inception in 2007, the Meaning of Home Contest has raised over $1 million in support of Habitat for Humanity Canada
  • These funds have helped local Habitat in more than 30 cities across Canada build homes for deserving families
  • Genworth Canada donates $10 to Habitat for each entry received, so every student can make a difference
  • View the video below to find out more about the impact the Meaning of Home Contest has on students, teachers and the community:

Media Inquiries

For media inquiries or to arrange an interview, please contact:
Anita Booth
Director, Marketing and Community Relations

Press Releases

2016 – Empowering Children to Build Stronger Communities across Canada
2015 – Students across Canada help build homes for families in need
2014 – Genworth Canada’s Meaning of Home Contest Receives Record Number of Entries, Raising over $120,000 for Habitat for Humanity Canada
2013 – Students across Canada Help Raise $100,000 for Habitat for Humanity
2012 – Power of Children. Power of Words. Power of Home.
2012 – 10-year-old wins national writing contest, directs $60,000 to Habitat for Humanity build
2010 – What Do Kids Love Most About Their Home?
2009 – Genworth Launches Meaning Of Home Contest With Habitat For Humanity
2009 – Grade six student uses words to build a home
2008 – Genworth Launches Meaning Of Home Contest With Habitat For Humanity
2008 – Grade Four Student Uses Words To Build a Home

Fact Sheets

Habitat for Humanity Canada Fact Sheet