HHA's Changemaker of the Month
Kim Hutten (May 2018)

Tell us about yourself and what is important to you, when it comes to HHA,

and why?

 

I first came upon the website for the Home Hospice Association in 2015 when a

friend directed me to the Bello Project. We had been talking about how difficult

it was for my dying friend to find good help to care for her animals at the time.

The Bello Project was new and developing at that time and I had learned of it too

late, as my friend was in the end stage of her walk with cancer. She died that year.

Having not experienced death and all that encompasses the dying process and the

circle of life coming to completion, it had a lasting impact on me. I still think about

what all happened during both of their illnesses. Soon after losing my friend, I

reached out to the Bello Project and asked if I could help. Fast forward two years,

I found myself helping to develop a new Hom