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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...

the Y: History - Founding - YMCA

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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 ...

History | YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh

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He joined 11 friends to organize the first Young Men's Christian Association ( YMCA), a refuge of Bible study and prayer for young men seeking escape from the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

YMCA History - YMCA of Silicon Valley

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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 ...

History of YMCA | YMCA of Honolulu | Honolulu, Hawai'i | www ...

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The YMCA of Honolulu was founded in 1869 and incorporated under the laws of the Kingdom of Hawai'i in 1882. We are an independent, local, tax-exempt 501 ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...