Kim Griffin ~  Member Hamilton Halton; Lead Hamilton Death Doula
Kim Griffin
Kim Griffin

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In the moment is where happiness hangs.

Featuring where Kim and her work is featured:

  • Learn about the great work KIm is doing as a member of the Hamilton Halton Team

  • Kim is leading our Hamilton Halton Team as we establish the important role a Death Doula plays in supporting a person's decision to die where they call home

In Conversation:

What is your background?  BA in Sociology from University of Waterloo; Over 12 years working in education; Mom; Writer; Volunteer

What are the values that drive you?  Kindness; Empathy; Courtesy; Knowledge


Who is someone you admire, and why?  I admire Oprah Winfrey for her knowledge, intellect, love of books and her calming leadership and consistent reassurance that “I am enough”.


Your top three favourite books, music artists or movies.

Movies:  Dirty Dancing, Going My Way, Wedding Crashers
Books:  Love You To The Woods and Back, Lincoln in the Bardo, Pillars of the Earth


Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about? Writer; Quote collector; Excellent gift wrapper


Finish this sentence. On Sunday mornings, you can usually find me… with a cup of coffee in hand, my most current book on my lap, curtains open to let in the light and still in my cute jammies and and fluffy socks.


How do you want people to remember you? I want to be remembered as a kind, compassionate, funny and intelligent woman who cared for others; was a mindful and loving mom and made a difference.


What are some causes you care about?  Becoming a Death Doula and introducing the role to our community; Colon cancer awareness; Compassionate care for all


Where do you yourself in the next 10 years?  Walking with those who have a life limiting illness; Continuing my volunteering with HHA; Snuggling with my grandkids