The Meaning of Home

News to share for all of you with school aged children… sounds like a pretty cool contest!

There are three weeks left in the Genworth Financial/Habitat for Humanity “Meaning of Home” contest. It’s a great educational experience for students and it supports a great cause.

Here are the details of the contest:

·          Students in grades 4, 5 and 6 can submit their choice of written composition, essay or poem describing what ‘home’ means to them. 

·          There will be a First Place Winner and five Runner Ups.

·         The First Place winner will:Take part in the ultimate gift – a new Habitat home for a deserving family. Genworth will donate $60,000 towards the building of a new Habitat home in a community of the winner’s choice. As well as receive a high-performance Dell laptop with 80 GB hard drive, 3 GB RAM and an extended warranty, loaded with Microsoft Office.

·         Five Runner Ups will each:

Help a family to get a home of their own. Genworth will donate $5,000 to a Habitat affiliate of the winner’s choice – which will support the building of a new home in that community. As well as receive a $100 gift certificate to Chapters Indigo.

For all details about the Meaning of Home contest please visit:

If you have a child in one of those grades- make them enter!!!

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