"Building our Community Through the Arts"
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    Soupstock proudly announces its 6th annual 2-D art competition.  We are switching it up this year and we are now a Juried Art Competition open to all Students K-12 as well...
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    SOUPSTOCK Music and Arts Festival is the annual fundraising event for the Mary A. Schmecker Turtle Shell Fund. This family oriented event features many fun-filled sights, sounds and tastes to entertain...
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Who are we?

The Mary A. Schmecker Turtle Shell Fund is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) public charity which seeks to promote the education of young people in art, music, theater, skilled craft and other creative pursuits.

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Art Competition – Soupstock Festival

Soupstock proudly announces its 6th annual 2-D art competition.  We are switching it up this year and we are now a Juried Art Competition open to all Students K-12 as well as Adults.  This means that we will be choosing...
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If you would like to join our team to help a great cause, contact us at info@turtleshellfund.com for more info on how you can help!

Support the Turtle Shell Fund during the Great Give!

Special prizes awarded to the nonprofit with the most NEW donors who live or work in the Valley — could that be you?

And…matching donors will help make your gift go further. Thanks for helping us to build community through the arts!