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The Young Men's Christian Association is a worldwide organization based in Geneva, ... The YMCA was founded by George Williams, a London draper, who was typical of the young men drawn to the cit...

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George Williams founded the YMCA in 1844. In 1844, industrialized London was a place of great turmoil and despair. For the young men who migrated to the ...

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 ...

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

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On June 6, 1844, Williams, together with 10 Christian young men, established the YMCA. “Our objective is the improvement of the spiritual condition of the young ...

infed.org | George Williams and the YMCA

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Picture: George Williams - Founder of the YMCA - Project Gutenberg eText en: ... In other words, they began by looking to the needs of people like themselves ...

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 ...

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

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Jun 2, 2016 ... On June 6, the YMCA marks its 172nd anniversary. This global organization began with a simple but powerful idea to help people build ...

YMCA | Fargo History - NDSU Libraries - North Dakota State University

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The Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) was founded in London, England, in 1844 by George Williams and friends. Although the Y was founded on ...

Popular sports invented at YMCA | Lake Life | auburnpub.com

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May 25, 2009 ... The Auburn YMCA-WEIU celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2009. ... the Y has created and offered many different programs over the years.

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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 YMCA idea, which began among evangelicals, was unusual because it crossed the rigid lines that separated all the different churches and social classes in ...

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

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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 ...