Blog for a cause – The Meaning of Home Contest

30 Oct

Once again Genworth Financial and Habitat for humanity are having “The Meaning of Home Contest”

A great educational experience for students and support for a great cause.

Every year Habitat for humanity helps house hundreds of needy families across north America, this contest can be you and your childs contribution to those less fortunate in life.

Here are details on 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 more information or to participate please visit:

The Meaning of Home Facebook page:

And also:

The Meaning of Home contest page with resources for parents, teachers and students:

Contest for a good cause! Get out there, get involved!

— Until next time…Keep Dreaming Always, @iDream1

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Posted by on October 30, 2009 in Uncategorized


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