Since 2007, national writing contest the Meaning of Home shares what home means to students in Grades 4, 5 and 6. This year, three grand prize winners and nine runners-up have joined over 12,000 students across Canada to raise $302,000 for Habitat for Humanity organizations across Canada through their entries. Three grand prize winners won a $30,000 grant to their local Habitat for Humanity organization. Runners-up have won a $10,000 grant for their local Habitat. Congratulations to all the winners and to everyone who entered and earned a $10 donation to their local Habitat for Humanity with their submission. The Grade 4 grand prize winner is Daphne U. (Toronto) for her entry: “No Place Like Home” . Her $30,000 grant will benefit Habitat for Humanity GTA. The Grade 5 grand prize winner is Harleen S. (Winnipeg), for her entry: “Home, a Place for Love and Laughter” . Harleen's grant will benefit Habitat for Humanity Manitoba. The Grade 6 grand prize winner is Léah C. (Côte Saint-Luc), for her entry: “What Home Means to Me” , and whose grant will benefit Habitat for Humanity Quebec. Runners-Up Grade 4 Simon A. Winnipeg, Manitoba Meaning of Home Habitat for Humanity Manitoba JL B. Toronto, Ontario The Meaning of Home Habitat for Humanity GTA Yuvki P. Kitchener, Ontario My Special Place – Home Habitat for Humanity Waterloo Region Grade 5 Brooklyn R. Airdrie, Alberta A Key to a Home Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta Eldana A. Toronto, Ontario Home: The Foundation of My Heart Habitat for Humanity GTA Cynthia-Providencia N. Kingston, Ontario Le chez moi est comme Home is… Habitat for Humanity Kingston and Limestone Region Grade 6 Armeen A. Winnipeg, Manitoba In My Baba's Arms Habitat for Humanity Manitoba Ellyot W. Peterborough, Ontario What home means to me Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region Dominique E. Cambridge Bay, Nunavut Home Habitat for Humanity Iqaluit “Safety, security, a place of love, a place to grow, play, learn and make memories – these are the things that children say matter most when asked what home means […]
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