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YMCA - Wikipedia

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The Young Men's Christian Association is a worldwide organisation 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.

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 ...

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 SF

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The YMCA was established in London, England, in 1844. In San Francisco, the Y has a rich history of community and volunteerism, as one of the founding ...

History | YMCA of Greater Cincinnati

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YMCA Founded in Cincinnati. Close ..... George Williams founded the YMCA in 1844. Back then, industrialized London was a place of great turmoil and despair.

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 ...

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., ...

Mission and History | YMCA of Greater Houston

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Mission and History - Our MissionOur mission is to put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

History | YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh

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Our Founding; 1800-1860s; 1870-1890s; 1900-1950s; 1960-1990s; 2000- present ... 11 friends to organize the first Young Men's Christian Association ( YMCA), ...

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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 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 ...

YMCA of Greater Boston's Mission & History

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