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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.

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 ...

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 ...

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., ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

History | YMCA of Metro Chicago

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YMCA of Greater Boston's Mission & History

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

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

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The Young Men's Christian Association was founded in London, England, ... In 1853, the first YMCA for African Americans was founded in Washington, D.C., ...

History | YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh

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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  ...