The Painted Turtle camp, intended primarily for children with chronic and life threatening illnesses, was forced to close down due the devastating aftermath of the Powerhouse fire.The camp has undergone several remediations to clear the ash.
The Office of Emergency Management, of the Los Angeles County Chief Executive Office announced that the Disaster Loan Outreach Center run by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) based at Hughes-Elizabeth Lakes Union Elementary School closed on Thursday.
California residents and business owners affected by the Powerhouse Fire that occured in Los Angeles County May 30-June 11, 2013 are being provided low-interest federal disaster loans by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
The Powerhouse Fire left the Painted Turtle, a camp for kids with chronic illness, at a substantial deficit. To ensure children and their families are still provided a camping experience they’re hosting a fundraiser.