Zach Banner hosts Mom’s Day Dinner for Girls Who Have Misplaced Kids Who Cherished Practising Violence – CBS Pittsburgh
By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh Steelers’ Offensive Tackle Zach Banner got back on track to support the local community.
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On Friday, Banner hosted a Mother’s Day dinner for MOM’s Group Inc., a Pittsburgh nonprofit made up of women and mothers who have been victims of gun violence and who have lost loved ones.
“It was my honor to have them for Mother’s Day dinner and hear their stories and thoughts on ending gun violence,” wrote Banner on Twitter, adding, “Happy Mother’s Day to all of the superhero mothers all over the place World. Especially this one. ”
Last night I had a great opportunity to meet MOMs Group Inc, a nonprofit made up of women from Pittsburgh who have lost their sons and loved ones to gun violence. pic.twitter.com/tskX99EL16
– Zach Banner (@ZBNFL) May 8, 2021
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The USC Shoah Foundation retweeted the tweets from Banners saying, “We were fortunate enough to partner a few weeks ago
@ZBNFL -and are closely following its work. We all have a platform to use our voices. #Never again.”
We were fortunate enough to work with @ZBNFL a few weeks ago and are closely following his work. We all have a platform to use our voices. #NeverAgain https://t.co/2RuzoxRvSF
– USC Shoah Foundation (@USCShoahFdn) May 8, 2021
Banner has been known to give back to causes and groups in Pittsburgh before.
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In December last year he gave part of a game check to the Tree of Life Synagogue.