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CCHASM provides food, financial assistance, and women's career clothing to support the emergency needs of the citizens of Chesterfield County, Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie, Hopewell, and Prince George, Virginia. CCHASM has been working collaboratively with government and community agencies since 1988.

Media Inquiries

For more information, contact:

Dawn McCoy

Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director


T: (804) 796-3715 x204

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Media Coverage

In the News 

CCHASM serves citizens in Central Virginia, including Chesterfield County, Colonial Heights, Petersburg, Dinwiddie, Hopewell, and Prince George, has been featured in various articles listed below.  

Chesterfield County Administrator Donates Thanksgiving

Meals to CCHASM

November 22, 2021

CCHASM featured on NBC12 News About Town Today 

November 3, 2021

Putting food on the table: During the pandemic, CCHASM finds renewed purpose providing Thanksgiving Meals to those in need

November 3, 2021

Nonprofit finds purpose delivering Thanksgiving

to the less fortunate

November 27, 2019 

As poverty expands nonprofits help keep people out of

crisis at the holidays

December 19, 2018

Thanksgiving made possible for thousands by CCHASM program​

November 24, 2013

CCHASM preparing to feed families this Thanksgiving

October 23, 2013

CCHASM helps thousands celebrate Thanksgiving

December 14, 2011

CCHASM to distribute Thanksgiving meal packages

November 10, 2010

CCHASM puts food on the table for Thanksgiving

November 11, 2009

Follow us on social media

Below are links to the CCHASM social media feeds where you will find more information about events, community gatherings, and much more! Be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter to track how we are helping to serve those in need.

Media Toolkit

Here are two videos with one that demonstrate more about

our programs and services. The other video showcases

a time-lapse of our Thanksgiving Meal Program.

Awards, Honors & Recognition

CCHASM has been recognized for its mission to support those in need and serve as a regional collaborator with 25 food pantries. 

Chester Family YMCA Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Award

January 2021

Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce Nonprofit of the Year Award

August 2018

Colonial Heights Chamber of Commerce Nonprofit of the Month

October 2017

Cameron Foundation Cleveland A. Wright Award for Outstanding Community Service Award

October 2014

Public Relations Society of America, Richmond Chapter Public Relations Assistance Award

August 2014 

Chesterfield Community Services Board Partnership Award

November 2009 

Altria Companies Employee Community Fund

August 2009

Governor's Community Services and Volunteer Award