Roberta Lombardi is our Everyday Hero!
Roberta Lombardi is incredible, having survived breast cancer and now focuses her time on Infinite Strength, which is an organization that helps women going through cancer treatment and raises money through different events!
Infinite Strength presents a check for $53,000.00 to the Smilow Cancer Hospital
Roberta Lombardi of Madison, president and founder of Infinite Strength, presented the $53,000 check to Smilow to be used at the main location in New Haven, as well as Smilow’s Cancer Care Centers across the state.
Infinite Strength, A Non-Profit for Breast Cancer Patients
Abreast cancer diagnosis is not something that people plan for. “You don’t think it will happen to you,” says Roberta Lombardi, founder of Infinite Beauty and breast cancer survivor. Her world was rocked by her own diagnosis two years ago, and now she has set out to lessen the burden that other women in the same position face.
Fashion Meets Tech: The Infinite Beauty Bra
Bra design and engineering are complex fields in fashion. There are a lot of factors involved in a bra’s physical and emotional support for a consumer, but what happens when the consumer has battled breast cancer and undergone numerous surgeries?
Infinite Beauty: A Bra That Helps Breast Cancer Survivors Reclaim Strength and Beauty
After 14 months of treatment, including a double mastectomy, chemotherapy and reconstructive surgery, Roberta Lombardi found that her body didn’t look or feel the same, and shopping for a normal bra was increasingly difficult.
Madison Breast Cancer Survivor Develops Bra For Reconstruction Patients
Roberta Lombardi endured 14 months of treatment for HER 2 positive breast cancer including surgery to remove a tumor and chemotherapy, followed by reconstructive surgery with silicone implants. She couldn’t understand why she felt freezing cold, even indoors, and why she’d experience chest spasms.
Woman starts non-profit to help with out of pocket medical expenses
Roberta Lombardi decided to help people in need by starting the non-profit Infinite Strength. She dealt with her own invasive breast cancer diagnosis, undergoing chemotherapy, other cancer treatments, and a double mastectomy.
She also helped create a bra made especially for mastectomy patients. Roberta’s Infinite Beauty Bra helps regulate body temperature and control spasms. It can be found at Lulu’s in Guilford and the Smilow in the cancer boutique.
Bra designed to make breast cancer patients feel normal
Feeling comfortable, pretty and feminine was important for Roberta Lombardi after she completed her breast cancer treatment. When given the green light from her medical team that she could wear any type of undergarment she chose, she found the choices just too plain.
Roberta Lombardi presents donation from the proceeds of her Evening In Pink Gala
Roberta Lombardi, from Madison, CT, wanted to give back to the Breast Center in a gesture of gratitude and admiration. She created the Infinite Strength organization with the mission to make medical treatments more accessible for all breast cancer patients and to offset costs that are not always covered by insurance.