Web Results

YMCA

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/YMCA

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

the Y: History - Founding - YMCA

www.ymca.net/history/founding.html

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

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

www.mfldymca.org/about_us/history_national.php

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., ...

Young Mens Christian Association - Social Welfare History Project

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 ...

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

www.ymcasatx.org/page.aspx?pid=3165

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 ...

www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Young_Mens_Christian_Associations.aspx

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

www.npr.org/sections/npr-history-dept/2015/06/02/410532977/how-the-ymca-helped-shape-america

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

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

www.ymcatriangle.org/blog/happy-founders-day

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 ...

Harlem YMCA founded | African American Registry

www.aaregistry.org/historic_events/view/harlem-ymca-founded

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 ...

History - YMCA of Greater Cleveland

www.clevelandymca.org/history.html

Since its founding in 1854, the YMCA of Greater Cleveland has provided quality programs and services across an increasingly wide spectrum that encompasses  ...

More Info

History and Timeline | YMCA

www.springfieldy.org

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 International - World Alliance of YMCAs: History

www.ymca.int

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 ...

www.lib.umn.edu

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., ...