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

the Y: History - Founding - YMCA

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

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 ...

YMCA International - World Alliance of YMCAs: YMCA Historical ...

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Founder of YMCA Geneva Henry Dunant, who was born in Geneva on 8 May 1828, came from a devout and charitable Calvinist family. Motivated by his strong  ...

Young Mens Christian Association - Social Welfare History Project

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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 ...

Young Mens Christian Associations Facts, information, pictures ...

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Founded: 1844. Employees: 30,000. Sales: $3.13 billion (1998) NAIC: 81341 Civic and Social Organizations. The YMCA of the USA is a not-for-profit, charitable ...

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

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The principal founder was a former slave, Anthony Bowen, who, with a group of friends, organized the "YMCA for Colored Men and Boys" in Washington, D.C., ...

How The YMCA Helped Shape America : NPR History Dept. : NPR

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Jun 2, 2015 ... The American wing of the Young Men's Christian Association — a worldwide organization founded in London in 1844 — launched the first ...

Programs - AO - Christian Heritage-History - YMCA of Greater San ...

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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 ...

Happy Founder's Day | YMCA - YMCA of the Triangle

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Happy Founder's Day. June 2, 2016. On June 6, the YMCA marks its 172nd anniversary. This global organization began with a simple but powerful idea to help ...

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the Y: History - 1870 to 1890s - YMCA

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In San Francisco, YMCAs serving Asians were established in 1875 to serve the large Chinese population there, and a Japanese YMCA was founded in 1917.

History and Timeline | YMCA

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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 ...

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

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Our History - A Brief History of the YMCA Movement. The Young Men's Christian Association was founded in London, England, on June 6, 1844, in response to ...