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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky Congressman John Yarmuth is again donating his government salary to charity.

The Louisville Democrat announced that 31 local non-profit organizations will split his congressional income.

Yarmuth has followed through on a campaign pledge from his first election by donating his salary every year since 2006. In the 11 years he has been in the U.S. House of Representatives, he has donated his after-tax Congressional income. His 2017 salary was $174,000. Over the years, that has added up to $1 million.

In a release, the 3rd District congressman said,"Charity will never be able to replace the vital role of government, but these organizations each have a profound and positive impact on people's lives and greatly enrich our community. I am fortunate to be in a position to do a small part in helping in their good works."

Here is an alphabetical list of organizations that will receive different percentages of the money:

Alley Cat Advocates

Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research

Boys and Girls Clubs of Kentuckiana

Center for Women & Families

Denny Crum Scholarship Fund

Family Scholar House

Fern Creek High School Ivy Plus Academy

Filson Historical Society

First Tee of Louisville

Fund for the Arts

Habitat for Humanity of Metro Louisville

Jefferson Community and Technical College

Jewish Community Louisville

Kentucky Educational Television (KET)

League of Women Voters Education Fund

Louisville Downtown Partnership

Louisville Metro Police Foundation

Louisville Parks Foundation

Louisville Urban League

Louisville Zoo


Metro United Way

Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky

Portland Museum

Pride Inc.

Safe Place

Sarabande Books

St. John Center

Simmons College of Kentucky

West End School


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