The Young Men's Christian Association is a worldwide organisation based in
Geneva, ... The YMCA was founded by George Williams, a London draper, who
was typical of the young men drawn to the cit...
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 ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Seattle YMCA was the first established in what would later become
Washington State, and its volunteers were committed to helping expand the
The original YMCA, founded in London, England by George Williams in 1844,
initially had a social mission. It sought to counter the Industrial Revolution's ...
George Williams put it into practice when he founded the original Young Men's
Christian Association in the back room of a factory in Victorian London. Among ...
How YMCA Safe Place Services Began. Safe Place Services began in 1974 with
the founding of Shelter House. To address the growing number of runaway and ...