Local Support

HCB2 – Building and Bridging Resources to Create a Richmond Community without Cancer.

Access Now

Since 2008, Access Now has assisted uninsured patients, in Richmond VA and surrounding areas, with accessing specialty medical care that would otherwise be unavailable to them. Their services include access to screening and diagnostic colonoscopies.


Jamie McLaughlin, DOM, LAC is a holistic acupuncturist in Richmond, VA.

Beyond Boobs / Here for the Girls

Since 2007, Beyond Boobs (and Here for the Girls in partnership with Pink Link) has provided cancer prevention information for all people and support to women 50 years of age and younger that have been diagnosed with breast cancer. Support groups can be found throughout Virginia, including Richmond, as well as in North Carolina, Florida and Texas.

Breath Work

Melissa Terese Young is a leading expert in the power of the breath.  She is located in the Richmond, Virginia area.

Cancer Action Network of Virginia (CACV)

Virginia’s state cancer coalition took root in 1998 and was established as a 501(c)3 in 2012. CACV and its members establish and carry out a state cancer action plan and host quarterly meetings for health professionals and community members. HCB2 and other CACV partners also came together to establish the Virginia Colorectal Cancer Roundtable, which was launched in 2016 to grow the nationwide 80% x 2018 initiative to reach 80% colorectal cancer screening rates by the year 2018.


Legal resources to help with the financial challenges when diagnosed with cancer. CancerLINC is a local Richmond organization.

Ellwood Thompson’s Grocery Store

Started in 1989, Ellwood Thompson’s, first known as City Market, is Richmond’s local, independent grocery store offering a variety of natural and organic foods. HCB2 has partnered with Ellwood Thompson’s since 2016 to offer nutritional workshops for cancer patients and survivors in the community.

Functional Medicine, Richmond

Dr. Aaron Hartman and Dr. Christian Jenski are leading medical doctors in the field of functional medicine in the Richmond, VA area.

Holistic Team of Practitioners

InHealthRVA offers a variety of health care services to offer patients a holistic approach to health and wellness in the Richmond, VA area.


Dawn Quicke is a NeuroStrategist, massage therapist and owner of Living Health Massage and Wellness Center.  Dawn specializes in massage and mindfulness practices to help clients discover the healing power of visualization and how to live a deliberate life. Contact Dawn at 9409 Hull Street Rd # C, North Chesterfield, VA 23236, (804) 675-4004


Ostomy Association of Greater Richmond

Pamela Biasca Losada, MS (Psychology), Certified Health and Certified Emotional Empowerment Coach for high-achieving professional women who are experiencing disruptive negative physical and emotional symptoms due to their demanding profession and lack of personal boundaries. She provides the tools, support, and guidance to eliminate the destructive behaviors and create a healthier and more joy-filled life. Additionally, Pamela teaches health and wellness classes and she is the co-author of EMPOWER: Women’s Stories of Breakthrough, Discovery and Triumph.  

Spiritual Flow Yoga Studio

Sonja Stoeckl, yoga instructor and health coach, has partnered with HCB2 since 2016 to offer breathing mediations as part of HCB2’s Fight Right initiative to help cancer patients and survivors reduce stress in their lives.




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