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YMCA - Wikipedia

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The Young Men's Christian Association is a worldwide organisation based in Geneva, ... With regard to the history and purpose of the founding, this " organization and its female ...... "...

the Y: History - YMCA of the USA

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The YMCA in the United States Today, the Y engages more than 10000 neighborhoods across the U.S. As the nation's leading nonprofit committed to helping ...

YMCA National History :: About Us :: Marshfield Area YMCA - the Y ...

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Our History - A Brief History of the YMCA Movement ... In 1853, the first YMCA for African Americans was founded in Washington, D.C., by Anthony Bowen, ...

YMCA International - World Alliance of YMCAs: History

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In 1844 twelve young men led by George Williams founded the first YMCA in London, England. Their objective was the “improvement of the spiritual condition of ...

A Brief History of the YMCA and African American Communities ...

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The first YMCA in the world established to serve African American people came into being in 1853, eight years before the Civil War and ten years before slavery ...

History and Timeline | YMCA

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History Volunteer founded and volunteer led, the YMCA was established in London, England, in 1844 by George Williams, a draper's shop assistant, to give  ...

YMCA History & Fun Facts - Oahe YMCA

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In 1971 a group of altruistic volunteers founded the Oahe YMCA in Pierre. ... Famous People and the YMCA · YMCA Firsts and Foremosts · A Brief History of the ...

A Brief History of Drowning - Pacific Standard

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May 3, 2016 ... How do we prevent it when humans were likely never meant to swim? It's later afternoon at the Town Lake YMCA in Austin, Texas, and a…

A Brief History of YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly | Eureka!

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Dec 2, 2009 ... Many of our guests are unaware of the rich and longstanding history we have so this post highlights some of the important events over the last ...

A Brief History of the Boy Scouts of America - Troop 97

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This brief history was researched and written by Scoutmaster Jeff Snowden in ... YMCA— To a great extent, the YMCA operated the BSA during its first year, ...