6-Year-Old Girl Raises Money to Buy Dolls for Sick Kids in Hospital

The mother of 6-year-old Brinley Williams said her daughter finally raised enough after months of planning to give back to St. Francis Children’s Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Kristen Williams, of Hugo, Oklahoma, told NBC News that her daughter, who has dealt with kidney issues since she was born, had to spend a number of days in the hospital in July of 2017, raised money to buy 15 American Girl dolls. After getting her own doll, she realized what a kind gesture it was and decided to give back. First, she raised about $400 through a lemonade stand. She then worked at a restaurant owned by a family friend. After community members learned what the girl was doing, she ended up raising another $1,500 in tips, earning enough to buy the dolls. The hospital is planning on Brinley to hand deliver the dolls later in the month.

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Six-year-old Brinley Williams, after months of planning, has raised enough money to buy 15 American Girl dolls for kids in an Oklahoma hospital.
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Brinley's mother, Kristen Williams, said the dolls will be going to kids at St. Francis Children’s Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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Brinley also dealt with kidney issues since she was born and had to spend a number of days in the hospital in July of 2017.
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First, Brinley raised about $400 through a lemonade stand.
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Six-year-old Brinley Williams, after months of planning, has raised enough money to buy 15 American Girl dolls for kids in an Oklahoma hospital.
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Brinley then earned another $1,500 in tips working as a waitress for a family friend, her mother says.
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Brinley's mother said the dolls will be going to kids at St. Francis Children’s Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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The hospital is planning on Brinley to hand deliver the dolls later in the month.
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