Joy Doll Hospital needs YOU for their Fall Doll Drive!

in Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania and Stafford, VA

By Joy Doll Hospital, Inc September 23, 2021

Joy Doll Hospital is thrilled to have their Fall Doll Drive hosted by The Rocking Horse Gallery, 803 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401 on Saturday, September 25th from 10am -3pm. 

Joy Doll Hospital and The Rocking Horse Gallery are teaming up to receive donations of:

  •  18” American Girl dolls in any condition
  • new, gently used or handmade 18” doll clothing
  • American Girl doll shoes. 
  • Monetary donations are also greatly appreciated to purchase needed supplies. 

These donations will be used to further the work of Joy Doll Hospital and its 12-year-old founder-now 14 years old and resident Doll Doctor. As the youngest member of the international Doll Doctors’ Association, she solely prepares and restores 18” American Girl dolls for gifting through children’s homes and various youth crisis intervention organizations like Safe Harbor Child Advocacy Center. All donations are tax-deductible.

Need an American Girl doll repaired? Bring your doll to consult with the Doll Doctor this Saturday. Dolls can be checked into the doll hospital and a time for pick-up will be arranged.  Proceeds from personal doll repairs will benefit the Joy Dolls. 

There will also be raffle for various items gifting items, including American Doll goodies. Come visit the Doll Doctor and shop The Rocking Horse Gallery for one-of-a-kind gifts such as artisan teddy bears, dolls and specialty toys this Saturday! 

We are excited to partner with this specialty shop in bringing the message of hope to young children in crisis. Our goal is to gather, restore and gift 50 dolls by Christmas. We would love to have you partner with us and help us reach that goal!  For more information, visit us online at