WASHINGTON, June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, International Brotherhood of Teamsters Joint Council 7 in Northern California announced the establishment of the "All Charities Teamsters Memorial for W. Chan/M. Lefiti/B. Louie" fund to help raise money for the families of the victims of the June 14 tragedy at the San Francisco UPS facility that resulted in the deaths of three members at the hand of their fellow driver.
"The Teamsters Union will donate $50,000 to this fund in order to help the families during this difficult time," said Jim Hoffa, Teamsters General President. "Our union mourns the loss our brothers to this senseless act of violence and stand ready to assist those they have left behind in any way we can."
"We are encouraging our affiliates and our members to consider joining us in making a contribution to help the families who have been devastated by this terrible act," said Ken Hall, Teamsters General Secretary-Treasurer.
Donations should be sent to:
All Charities Teamsters
Memorial for W. Chan/M. Lefiti/B. Louie
c/o Teamsters Joint Council #7
250 Executive Park Blvd., Suite 3100
San Francisco, CA 94134
Founded in 1903, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters represents 1.4 million hardworking men and women throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.
Galen Munroe, (202) 624-6911
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SOURCE International Brotherhood of Teamsters