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1848 - SCV becomes part of the United States with the signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo [treaty]
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo


The Painted Turtle Camp in Lake Hughes is a place where children with serious medical conditions can just be kids. All campers attend Painted Turtle Camp free of charge.

Perla Ortega, Painted Turtle Camp Development Assistant and a former camper, announced that support received from donors on Giving Tuesday allowed the Painted Turtle to surpass a match challenge.

The camp was founded in 2004 by actor and philanthropist Paul Newman.

“You helped us exceed our goal of raising $30,000 which was matched by Dan and Missy Wallman and Max Molello,” Ortega said. In 24 hours, The Painted Turtle community rallied together to celebrate and support the extraordinary impact that Camp has had on my life and the thousands of others served since opening in 2004. Thank you for ensuring The Painted Turtle is always free of charge, and that the power and impact of Camp lasts a lifetime for children with serious illnesses.”

Ortega said a new match challenge has extended fundraising efforts through the end of the year.

“I’m excited to share that the celebration continues this holiday season. Thanks to a generous friend of The Painted Turtle, a new $100,000 match will be available for gifts made between now and Dec. 31,” she said. “There is still time to make a gift to The Painted Turtle and you can double the courage, double the independence and double the possibilities for children with serious illnesses.”

To donate, click [here].

For more information, visit The Painted Turtle Camp.

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