06 Jul
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The B3 Foundation announces winner of the 2022 Future Community Leaders Scholarship

Incoming Alabama State University Freshman MiMi Harris Will Receive $10,000 Annually for College Expenses, 1-to-1 Mentorship & Support Throughout College The B3 Foundation, the nonprofit organization founded by NFL Offensive Lineman Zach Banner focused on youth empowerment and education, announced today the second recipient of its Future Community Leaders Scholarship. MiMi Harris, recent graduate of […]

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27 Jun
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Five finalists selected for 2022 Future Community Leaders Scholarship

The B3 Foundation is excited to announce the five finalists selected for our 2022 Future Community Leaders Scholarship. Sadeen Al Ziyad MiMi Harris Naomi Kirori Ehtheyu Paw Luna Plaza The students selected in year two of this scholarship are not only impressive in their academic pursuits, but stand out as compassionate and bold community leaders […]

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20 Jan
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Sophomore Scholar Continues to Shine

In 2020, the B3 Foundation announced that it had committed to sponsoring the high school education of Da’Marion Tyler, a young student-athlete in Watts, CA. Two years later we check in on Tyler and share his powerful story. Like too many children raised in South Central Los Angeles, Tyler encountered tragedy at a young age. […]

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16 Aug
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Meet Denise Akabey: The B3 Foundation’s First-Ever Collegiate Scholarship Winner

Ask the average person to define ‘home’ and the response is fairly predictable – a particular building, their current city, or a hometown. Ask Denise Akabey, the first-ever recipient of the B3 Foundation’s Future Community Leaders Scholarship, however, and the response is anything but. For a time, home was a storage unit she lived in […]

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13 May
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The B3 Foundation Announces Ten 2020-21 Future Community Leaders Scholarship Finalists

The B3 Foundation is thrilled to announce the ten finalists selected for our inaugural Future Community Leaders Scholarship.  Denise Akabey Jose Alberto Avalos Berrospe Alexandra Casanova-Chavez Nha Khuc Morgan Medley Gianina Ndiaye Christopher Nguyen Saron Regassa Avery Smedley Connor Wright These students are in one word: remarkable. The group features students from nine different states, […]

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13 Nov
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Banner Backpack Program Grows in 2020

From our first day, the B3 Foundation has been committed to providing students in Tacoma, Los Angeles and Guam the opportunity to pursue their academic journeys to the fullest extent. This year, that commitment has remained unwavering in the face of COVID-19. We know that the students and families in our communities need support now […]

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08 Sep
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Black Lives Matter Our Commitment for 2020 & Beyond

Core to our founding and our ongoing mission as a foundation, we believe that there is no place for discrimination or hate in strong and healthy communities. We also know that it’s not enough to respect our differences, but that if we truly desire to build and sustain thriving communities we must learn to embrace and celebrate our differences – be they religious, cultural, gender-based, or other.

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14 Jul
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Return to Guam 2020!

On the heels of his third season in the NFL, Zach Banner returned to Guam this February to continue his mission of empowering children across the island through football and mentorship.

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14 Jul
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Banner’s Cameo Proceeds Donated to Pittsburgh Food Bank

One of the newest ways fans can access their favorite celebrities is Cameo, an app that allows you to buy personalized videos from athletes, musicians, actors and more. But when the COVID-19 crisis hit, Zach Banner wanted to do more with his Cameo platform than just bringing smiles to fans’ faces. Since mid-March, Banner has committed to donating all of his proceeds to the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank.

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