Today’s Reason To Drink

Go John! Just got this e-mail release:

Yarmuth Donates 2007 Congressional Salary to Louisville Non-Profit Organizations
Freshman Congressman Fulfills Election Year Pledge

(Louisville, KY) In 2006, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) pledged that he would give his entire post-tax Congressional salary back to the Louisville community. Today, he released the names of the organizations that received contributions.

“We have a lot of wonderful charitable organizations in Louisville that work to fulfill some of our most important needs,” Congressman Yarmuth said. “I wanted to represent Louisville in Congress so that I could contribute to the community, and I feel very blessed to be in a position to pitch in a little extra personally.”

Yarmuth’s 2007 contributions totaled just over $120,000. Contributions of varying sums were made to the following 38 organizations:
Alzheimer’s Association
Brain Injury Association of Kentucky
Cedar Lake Lodge
Center for Women and Families
Children’s Hospital Foundation
Christian Care Communities
Community Health Charities of Kentucky
Dare to Care
Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana
Historic Homes Foundation
Home of the Innocents
Jewish Community Center
Kentucky African-American Heritage Center
Kentucky Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression
Legal Aid Society
Louisville Deaf Oral School
Louisville Fund For the Arts
Louisville Urban League
Louisville Waterfront Development Corporation
Harbor House
Metro United Way
New Zion
Planned Parenthood
Simmons College
The Bingham Clinic
The Fairness Campaign
The First Tee of Louisville
The Kentucky Humane Society
The Library Foundation
Youth Alive

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