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Pier 1 Imports®/UNICEF/Owlkids Greeting Card Drawing Contest

Pier 1 Imports®/UNICEF/Owlkids Greeting Card Drawing Contest

Submit Your Art and Win the Pier 1 Imports® Greeting Card Contest for Kids

Canadian children ages 14 or younger are invited to enter the annual Pier 1 Imports/ UNICEF/ Owlkids Greeting Card Contest to benefit children worldwide. From November 1 to 23, children are invited to submit their drawings illustrating this year's theme, Peace, Love and Joy, for their chance to win a $5,000 scholarship, $500 for art supplies for their school and have their design featured as UNICEF’s 2017 official holiday greeting card sold exclusively at Pier 1 Imports stores across Canada. All proceeds from UNICEF card sales at Pier 1 Imports go directly to supporting UNICEF’s life-saving work for children around the world.

Fan’s Choice Voting: Top 10 Finalists

Congratulations to the Pier 1 Imports®/UNICEF/Owlkids Greeting Card Greeting Card Contest Top 10 Finalists! They each showed exceptional creativity. Now, you can help decide which of these talented young artists will win the Fan’s Choice Award of $500 for art supplies. Show your support by voting on your favorite greeting card design here!

2016 Grand Prize Winner

Congratulations Giorgio!
Ten-year-old Giorgio from Ontario is the grand prize winner of the annual Pier 1 Imports/UNICEF/Owlkids Greeting Card Contest.! As the winner, he received a $5,000 scholarship and his school received $500 for art supplies.

Giorgio was inspired by his Algonquin First Nation heritage. His winning entry was chosen from more than one thousand entries. Giorgio’s design is now an official UNICEF greeting card sold exclusively at Pier 1 Imports stores across Canada this holiday season. Purchase the card at your local Pier 1 Imports location!

About the partnership

The Pier 1 Imports /UNICEF/Owlkids Greeting Card Contest started in Canada in 2005 to raise awareness among Canadian school children about UNICEF’s work supporting the hardest to reach children around the world. It has inspired kids from across Canada to use their artistic talents in a meaningful way. Pier 1 Imports started selling UNICEF greeting cards in North America in 1985 and has raised more than $45 million in the U.S. and Canada. Funds from the sale of cards support UNICEF programs that provide healthcare, immunizations, clean water, nutrition, food security, education and emergency relief to millions of children and families worldwide.

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