2021 Winners

Meet the 2021 Grand
Prize Winners

Congratulations to our three grand prize winners
who won a $30,000 grant for their local Habitat

Read the illustrated storybook of Jake’s poem!

Kara

Kara

Grade 6
grand prize winner

Kara is the Grade 6 grand prize winner, from Orangeville, Ontario. Her grant goes to Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga-Dufferin.

Read Kara's winning poem, "What Home Means to Me."

Jake

Jake

Grade 5
grand prize winner

Jake is the Grade 5 grand prize winner, from Montréal, Quebec. His grant goes to Habitat for Humanity Quebec.

Read Jake's winning poem, "Home: a small word with big meaning."

Annika

Annika

Grade 4 

grand prize winner

Annika is the Grade 4 grand prize winner, from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Her grant goes to Habitat for Humanity Manitoba.

Read Annika's winning poem, "What is a Home?"

2021 Runners Up

Congratulations to our nine runner-up winners
who won a $10,000 grant for their local Habitat

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As the founding sponsor of the Meaning of Home Contest, we continue to believe our children will help build a better future and promote a stronger understanding of affordable housing in their communities. We are honoured to be a part of this contest that reaches teachers, parents and students across the country and grateful that we get to read the heartwarming entries and select the winners.

Sagen

founding sponsor

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The more entries we receive, the more money is raised for families in need!

Our Sponsors

Founding Sponsor

Sagen - Meaning of Home Student Contest Sponsor

Award Sponsors

Chapman’s - Meaning of Home Student Contest Sponsor Urban Systems Foundation - Meaning of Home Student Contest Sponsor Home Trust