The following notice was issued by the AFL-CIO on August 10, and includes information on how to donate to the Trumka Family Trustee Scholarship, which his family has requested in lieu of flowers.
FROM: AFL-CIO Office of the President
In the wake of President Trumka’s passing, we have heard from so many of you—sharing your condolences and memories, as well as inquiring about services being planned. Please visit this link to read his obituary and find details on services being held this week (including how to live stream the Thursday 11am ET service). And you can click here to leave your own reflection.
As you know, President Trumka will lie in repose at AFL-CIO headquarters this Saturday, August 14th, visiting hours are 10am-3pm.
We are also working with the family on planning a public memorial service in the D.C. area in the next few weeks. We will share those details as soon as they are confirmed.
Finally, in lieu of flowers, the family is asking that you consider donating to the Trumka Family Trustee Scholarship at President Trumka’s alma mater, Penn State. Donations can be made online at raise.psu.edu/TrumkaScholarship, or via check to:
The Pennsylvania State University (note in memo line: Trumka Family Trustee Scholarship/SCBTK)
Penn State Donor and Member Services
2583 Gateway Dr., Suite 130, Bristol Place One
State College, PA 16801
(Should you need it, Penn State Tax ID number: 24-6000376)
Office of the President
815 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
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