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Steelers 'mensch' Zach Banner to donate part of gameday check to Tree of Life

 

December 25, 2020

Zach Banner, offensive tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

(JNS) - Pittsburgh Steeler Zach Banner announced Monday that he was donating a portion of a game-day check to Tree of Life*Or L'Simcha Synagogue, the site of the mass shooting in October 2018.

"I'm crashing Hanukkah this year guys ... by donating part of my game day check to the Tree of Life synagogue here in Pittsburgh. Happy Holidays!" tweeted Banner.

He signed off as "Hulk," a reference to Marvel superhero Bruce Banner.

"I have been so moved by the support and love I've received from the Jewish community this year, especially here in Pittsburgh," Banner told JNS. "The Tree of Life synago...



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