The Young Men's Christian Association is a worldwide organization based in
Geneva, Switzerland, with more than 57 million beneficiaries from 125 national ...
History: The story of our founding. People have benefitted from Ys for over 160
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
Important Dates. 1844. George Williams founded YMCA in London. 1851. First
YMCA in USA formed in Boston. 1882. George Marston formed YMCA in San ...
Key Dates: 1844: YMCA is founded in London by George Williams. 1851: First Y
established in the United States, in Boston. 1854: First international convention ...
The Story of Our Founding ... He joined 11 friends to organize the first Young
Men's Christian Association (YMCA), a refuge of Bible study and prayer for young
Founded in 1851 as America's first Y, the YMCA of Greater Boston has
strengthened the Greater Boston community through a focus on youth
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 ...
George Williams was the founder of the first YMCA. In 1836, he moved to London
to work as an apprentice to a Draper. On June 6, 1844, Williams, together with ...
The 1901 establishment of the Harlem Branch of the YMCA is celebrated on this
date. The Harlem YMCA was a successor to the "Colored Men's Branch" of the ...