Donations in support of victim families and community initiatives: For those who wish to make monetary donations to directly assist families of victims of the Walmart shootings, the City has partnered with the Planning Council to facilitate those donations. Please visit www.ThePlanningCouncil.org for a link to the online donation system.
For those who wish to donate in support of broader, community-based violence prevention and mental health initiatives, please visit the United Way of South Hampton Roads at www.UnitedWaySHR.org/chesapeake to contribute to their Hope and Healing Fund.
Investigation Updates: For continued updates on the Chesapeake Police Department's investigation into the Walmart shooting, follow @AboutChesapeake on Twitter or visit the incident webpage.
Town Meeting: City Council will hold a Town Meeting on Tuesday, December 6, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Western Branch Primary School. Residents are encouraged to attend at their leisure to discuss topics of interest with City Council members and City staff.
HOME-ARP Allocation Plan Community Meeting: Chesapeake has received HOME (ARP) one-time funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to assist individuals or families experiencing homelessness. You can provide input to help guide this important process by attending an upcoming community meeting on Thursday, December 8, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the South Norfolk Community Center. A virtual meeting will also be held from noon to 1:00 p.m. on December 8. Register to attend the in-person meeting or the virtual meeting.
Public Input Meeting: Help the City direct federal funding to assist with housing needs in our community by attending our public input meeting on Thursday, December 15, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the South Norfolk Memorial Library. Register to attend.