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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/YMCA

The Young Men's Christian Association is a worldwide organization based in Geneva, Switzerland, with more than 57 million beneficiaries from 125 national ...

www.ymca.net/history/founding.html

History: The story of our founding. People have benefitted from Ys for over 160 years.

www.mfldymca.org/about_us/history_national.php

The Young Men's Christian Association was founded in London, England, on June 6, .... By 1980, pressure for up-to-date buildings and equipment brought on a ...

www.springfieldy.org/about-us/history-and-timeline

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

www.ymca.int/who-we-are/history

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 ...

www.encyclopedia.com/sports-and-everyday-life/social-organizations/private-organizations/young-mens-christian

The YMCA of the USA is a not-for-profit, charitable organization offering various services to local, independent YMCAs throughout ... The Young Men's Christian Association was founded on June 6,1844, in London, England. ..... Key Dates:.

socialwelfare.library.vcu.edu/youth/young-mens-christian-association

The Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) was founded in London, England, on June 6, 1844, in response to unhealthy social conditions arising in the big ...

ymcaboston.org/mission-and-history

Founded in 1851 as America's first Y, the YMCA of Greater Boston strengthens the Greater Boston community through a focus on youth development, healthy ...

www.lib.umn.edu/ymca/guide-afam-history

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 ...

www.ymcacolumbus.org/about/history

The YMCA of Central Ohio—part of the very fabric of the communities it serves. ... George Williams put it into practice when he founded the original Young Men's ...