CCHASM featured on NBC12 News About Town Today

Chesterfield Colonial Heights Alliance for Social Ministry (CCHASM) programs and services were featured on the NBC12 Richmond About Town Today segment with news anchor Candice Smith and CCHASM CEO Dawn McCoy.

Discussion highlights:

  • CCHASM’s annual Thanksgiving Meal Program serving area residents in need who reside in Chesterfield County, Hopewell, Dinwiddie, Petersburg, and Hopewell, Virginia to receive a complete meal basket and a $15 grocery gift card
  • CCHASM’s Women’s Clothing Cottage
  • Financial Assistance


In 2020, this was a drive-thru meal drive serving 2,400 and almost 10,000 people including those registered through local social services agencies.

Background: CCHASM was founded in 1988 and provides food, financial assistance, and career clothing to area residents who have experienced or are experiencing an emergency situation that threatens their survival needs.