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Claudia Gooch Fund

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The Planning Council is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, community-based planning corporation operating under the governance of a voluntary regional Board of Directors.  The Council works with federal, state and local governments, the United Way of South Hampton Roads, and numerous public and private sector organizations to meet human services needs.

Support from public and private agencies, along with corporations and individuals is critical to the continuing efforts of The Planning Council.

A Fund for Homeless Solutions

The Claudia Gooch Fund

Congratulations to Claudia Gooch on her retirement as vice president of Community Planning and Development for The Planning Council. She was honored with a proclamation from Norfolk Mayor Paul Fraim that celebrated Claudia’s groundbreaking work in helping homeless citizens have good homes.

In recognition of Claudia’s devotion and commitment to solving homelessness and improving communities, The Planning Council has established the Claudia Gooch Fund.  Please consider supporting this fund to continue Claudia’s work.