Supporting Our Community
Dr. Lipman Funds Uterine Fibroid and Uterine Artery Embolization Research Via SIR Foundation
March 7, 2023
Dr. Lipman gave a significant donation to the SIR Foundation, honoring two IR pioneers and pushing uterine fibroid research forward. The contribution will fund the new Dr. Scott C. Goodwin Uterine Artery Embolization Grant for four years and the Dr. James B. Spies Global Summit on Uterine Fibroid and Adenomyosis Research for five years. For more information on this, click on the link.
Atlanta Fibroid Center Sponsors Hope & Will Ball
February 4, 2023
The Hope & Will Ball is a gala to support Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. This year’s event honored our friend and Atlanta treasure Lovette Russell. Her passion for Hughes Spalding and the children of our Community is immeasurable.
Atlanta Fibroid Center Supports Hosea Helps Christmas Toy Drive-Thru Event
December 17, 2022
The Atlanta Fibroid Center was proud to partner with Hosea Helps to provide toys to those that might not otherwise receive them. Our Center continues to support Hosea Helps efforts to provide for those in our Community who need our help.
Atlanta Fibroid Center Sponsors White Coats & Gavels
December 11, 2022
White Coats & Gavels was founded by Dr. Barbara Joy Jones-Parks; a family medicine physician who brought together women of color doctors, lawyers, and judges to network and develop personal and professional relationships. The Atlanta Fibroid Center were one of the sponsors for this inaugural event.
Atlanta Fibroid Center Sponsors 10th Annual Atlanta Turkey Classic
November 20, 2022
The Atlanta Fibroid Center was once again proud sponsors of the 10th Annual Atlanta Turkey Classic in partnership with County Commissioner Marvin Arrington Jr. and the Georgia Spartans. Hundreds of families were entertained by the Spartans and then received much-needed turkey and the all the trimmings.
Atlanta Fibroid Center Sponsors Babes & Boots Empowerment Brunch
November 20, 2022
Ashley Key Montgomery leads this organization which inspires and connects women to their greatest potential. The Atlanta Fibroid Center was a sponsor with Dr. Lipman as one of the participants.
Dr. & Mrs. Lipman Sponsor Shepherd Ball Legendary Party
November 8, 2022
Dr. & Mrs. Lipman were one of the sponsors for Shepherd Center’s premier fundraiser. The Legendary Party has raised over $40 million dollars for patient care programs at the Center. This year’s event proceeds will go to The Andrew C. Carlos Multiple Sclerosis Institute at the Center.
Dr. Lipman Supports Hosea Helps Trunk-Or-Treat Event
October 31, 2022
Dr. Lipman was a volunteer and passed out much-needed Kroger gift cards to the Moms that brought their children to experience Halloween in a safe environment.
Dr. Lipman Receives The Black I Am Awards
October 29, 2022
Dr. Lipman received recognition for his philanthropy by Dr. Angela Harris and the Black I Am Awards committee. These awards recognize people from around the world who are making a positive impact in the African-American community.
Atlanta Fibroid Center Sponsors 100 Black Men of South Metro Golf Tournament
September 19, 2022
The 100 Black Men of South Metro is a 501c3 nonprofit organization focused on enhancing the quality of life within our Community. The Atlanta Fibroid Center was one of the sponsors of their golf outing with Dr. Lipman actually hitting the links. When asked about his round he said he was “3 under”. 3 under par? That’s great. “No, I lost three golf balls.”
Atlanta Fibroid Center Sponsors Sounds of Good Medicine
September 10, 2022
Atlanta Fibroid Center was once again proud to sponsor Sounds of Good Medicine with proceeds benefitting the Family Health Centers of Georgia (FHCGA). FHCGA provide much needed healthcare services to medically underserved communities in Atlanta. Sounds of Good Medicine is their signature fundraising event. Over 50,000 patient visits were done last year alone. They have been serving Atlanta since 1975.
Atlanta Fibroid Center Sponsors SiMan Baby Stay Positive Foundation (SSPF) All-White Party
September 5, 2022
Atlanta Fibroid Center sponsors SSPF signature event, “The All White Party”, which celebrated the life and memory of SiMan Baby and the kickoff off his Stay Positive Foundation. The event took place at Monticello and included numerous radio personalities, executives, and other dignitaries. SiMan was inducted into the Georgia Radio Hall of Fame in 2018 and earlier this year he received the Phoenix Award from former Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms for his “indelible impression on the city.”
Atlanta Fibroid Center Sponsors Celebration of Excellence to Benefit 100 Black Men of South Metro
May 8, 2022
Atlanta Fibroid Center was a proud sponsor of the Celebration of Excellence Gala to benefit 100 Black Men of South Metro Atlanta. This year’s event was held at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center with the keynote address delivered by Dr. Michael Eric Dyson. News anchor Aisha Howard and Media Executive Michelle Taylor Willis were the Emcees for the Gala. The gala raises funds for the Rites of Passage Academy Program which targets male students in grades 8-12 and exposes them to mentors who provide important life skills, leadership development, college preparedness, and more.
Atlanta Fibroid Center Sponsors Derby Day to Benefit Shepherd Center
May 8, 2022
The Atlanta Fibroid Center was proud to sponsor Shepherd Center Foundation’s Derby Day festivities. This year’s event will be held at Chastain Horse Park and benefit Shepherd Center’s Recreation Therapy program. This program is an essential part of care and is provided at no cost to patients and their families. Dr. Lipman & Dr. Ermentrout were on hand to catch the “most exciting two minutes in sports.”
Atlanta Fibroid Center Sponsors Wellness & Pearls 2022 to Benefit the Center for Black Women’s Wellness (CBWW)
April 29, 2022
The Atlanta Fibroid Center was proud to once again sponsor Wellness & Pearls to benefit the Center for Black Women’s Wellness (CBWW). The event was held in the ZuCot Gallery and included a number of civic, corporate, and philanthropic leaders including President & CEO of the Atlanta Fibroid Center, Dr. John Lipman.
Atlanta Fibroid Center Sponsors 5th Annual Married 4 Life Event Co-Hosted by Ronnie & Shamari DeVoe
April 18, 2022
The weekend event is to build stronger relationships and promote healthy marriages in the metro. Founded by Coach Martez and Woodrina Layton their message is simple, “Never let go of the hand you are holding.” The Atlanta Fibroid Center will once again be a sponsor for the event, and its Founder & CEO, Dr. John Lipman, and his wife of 34 years will participate as they have for all 5 years. Besides the DeVoes, the star-studded event will include Gospel singer/songwriter Darlene McCoy, Food Network Chef Jernard, and Comedy Central & Bounce TV comedian Mario Troy.
Dr. Lipman & MSM to Start Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund to Honor Longtime Friend SiMan Baby Alexander
April 22, 2022
Last evening, Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) hosted the 12th annual Hugh M. Gloster Society celebration. This is MSM’s signature fundraising event. It established its first comprehensive campaign, IMPACT: The World Needs What We Do Best. During the festivities it was announced by Harvey Green, Senior Vice President for the Office of Institutional Advancement, that through a generous donation by Dr. Lipman, a pancreatic cancer research fund will begin at MSM in honor of his longtime friend and “brother from another mother”, Silas SiMan Baby Alexander. SiMan’s wife Sandra joined Dr. Lipman at the event.
Dr. Lipman Recognized by Dekalb County Commissioner for Community Service
March 19, 2022
Dr. Lipman was recognized by the Georgia Spartans and Dekalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson for community service to Dekalb County. He has sponsored numerous charitable events throughout the year in conjunction with the Georgia Spartans.
Atlanta Fibroid Center Sponsors 9th Annual Turkey Classic
November 22, 2021
Drs. Lipman & Ermentrout of the Atlanta Fibroid Center were once again sponsors of the Georgia Spartans annual Turkey Classic in Decatur, Georgia. Hundreds of families were blessed with turkeys and sides. Jerell Shearin Owner & CEO of the Spartans stated, “We strive to give back to our community in numerous ways” and this Classic is a prime example.
Dr. Lipman Provides Key Funding For Hosea Helps Brand New Facility
October 29, 2021
Yesterday was the 50th Anniversary and Grand Opening of the Hosea Helps brand new facility. Hosea Helps found itself in need of a new facility in 2017. Since that time efforts were made to find a newer and larger facility to help even more people as demand has outstripped its ability to help those in need. However, funds for their new 24,000-square-foot facility on Forest Hills Drive in southwest Atlanta came up short. Following a chance encounter at a Concerned Black Clergy meeting, Dr. Lipman stepped in and provided the necessary funds. Dr. Lipman was asked about his generous donation and had this to say, “I had the privilege of knowing Hosea Williams and have admired Elisabeth and Ofemo’s work in continuing his legacy. They not only provide food, but also essential life skills and support. It is not a handout, but a hand-up. I have been very blessed in my life and I am at a point where I can help others and I’ll continue to do so whenever I can.”
Atlanta Fibroid Center Sponsors Family Health Centers Of Georgia Event
September 4, 2021
On September 11th, Dr. Lipman & Dr. Ermentrout of the Atlanta Fibroid Center will sponsor Sounds of Good Medicine. This is the annual fundraising event for the Family Health Centers of Georgia. FHCGA provides comprehensive healthcare services to the uninsured and underinsured. These services are vital to the health and well being of our Community.
Dr. Lipman Given Community Service Award By American Legion
April 22, 2021
Last evening, Dr. Lipman was recognized by Wade Lnenicka American Legion Post 160 Commander for his dedication and support.
Dr. Lipman Sponsors Georgia Spartans 8th Annual Turkey Classic
November 15, 2020
On November 21st, Dr. Lipman will once again sponsor the Georgia Spartans annual Turkey Classic which has provided turkeys and sides for those in our Community that need help.
Atlanta Fibroid Center Provides Sanitary Napkins to Homeless Women Via Project U First
June 20, 2020
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Project U First has distributed more than 16,000 love bags that contain health and hygiene products the homeless do not have easy access to. “If our homeless are not clean and they don’t have the things that they need, it is definitely going to affect our environment,” Wright said. In-kind donations see the non-profit through. It recently received a donation from the Atlanta Fibroid Center that will provide sanitary napkins to Project U First for the rest of 2020.