Due to increasing demand and requests from metropolitan Atlanta, Atlantic Center for Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery is proud to announce the extension of our current Gwinnett County practice to include our brand new location in the heart of Atlanta
R.Morgan Davodui, MD, a Atlanta plastic surgeon continues his commitment to helping victims and potential sufferers of breast cancer with his involvement in The Sport of Giving and VolleyFest, an annual competition that has raised more than one million dollars to support breast cancer care and prevention in Atlanta and surrounding communities.
Begun in 2001 by Sheila Stevens, a woman who wanted to make a difference in people’s lives while honoring the spirit of her mother who had succumbed to cancer, VolleyFest originated as “Volley for a Cure,” and was brought to fruition by Stevens and friends from the TPC at Sugarloaf golf course. Since then, “Volley for a Cure” has been renamed “VolleyFest,” and has gone from a group of 56 women to more than 600 participants playing tennis at ten venues across the Atlanta area. As part of The Sport of Giving, VolleyFest involves friendly tennis competitions, breast health education, and speeches from survivors of breast cancer to help raise money and awareness.
Now called The Sport of Giving, VolleyFest is the tennis tournament component of a charity organization that also holds a Golf Invitational (SwingFest) and a 5K and 1-Mile Race (RunFest), spread out over a 5-week period in April and May, VolleyFest played at venues throughout the Atlanta area, continuing the nearly decade-long tradition of raising money to support breast cancer care and prevention.
Since its inception in 2001, VolleyFest, part of an annual breast cancer fundraiser and awareness event encompassing a variety of charity sporting competitions held around Atlanta. While providing needs and services to many area institutions and programs, including Gwinnett Medical Center, Northside Hospital Forsyth, and the Georgia Cancer Foundation.
As of 2008, The Sport of Giving reports that one million dollars in cumulative giving has been raised. As a direct result of the annual competition, more than $200,000 has been donated to Gwinnett Medical Center and $50,000 has been donated to Women’s Center Northside Forsyth Hospital.