Doll Season: Zoe's Dolls accepts donations of new dolls of color all year long however Doll Season, which starts October 19th and goes through December 20th is the official start of doll collection. Doll Season kicks-off each year·on the founder's birthday, which is October 19th. Anyone can host a doll drive! Zoe's Dolls provides everything you need to get your doll drive going.
Zoe's Dolls Girl Ambassadors
Zoe's Dolls Girl Ambassadors: This program allows other little girls to join in on the Zoe's Dolls mission. Each year the program accepts i5 girls that work with Zoe throughout the year giving back through community projects, the doll giveaway and volunteering to
read to little kids.
The Girl Fit Experience
The Girl Fit Experience: After a reading a report with her mother about The State of Obesity, in a special report called Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Obesity, where it showed that African American girls were more obese than any other ethnic group,Zoe decided she had to do something. The Girl Fit Experience is twofold. It is a fun, interactive day of fitness designed with girls in mind. It is also an in.:depth afterschool fun infused fitness program especially designed for girls.
Loving the Skin I'm In
Loving the Skin I'm In Creative Expressions Contest is an annual competition open nationwide to girls 6-18 years old. The girls can submit a written or video submission on why they love the skin they are in. Winning entries are awarded cash prizes for first, second and third place and honored at a culminating formal banquet.
Living Doll Experience
The Living Doll Experience (LDE): LDE is the premiere, kick-off event to Doll Season. LDE features community girls that are transformed into "living dolls". They will be housed in life sized doll boxes. These "live" dolls represent fill the beauty, grace and style that the little Black girl embodies. These "live" dolls represent the multitude of ethnicities, lifestyles and cultures of the African Diaspora. Once the show starts, an eclectic burst of fashion, music and dance collide to bring to life the image of the powerful , beautiful and undeniable Black girl. LDE is a free and open to the community. The event features live music, free food, entertainment, vendors offering free items and social service agencies.