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

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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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 ...

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 ...

History - YMCA of Greater Cleveland

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

Harlem YMCA founded | African American Registry

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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 ...

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

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Jun 4, 2015 ... On June 6, the YMCA marks its 171st anniversary. ... Since its founding, the Y has grown into one of the world's largest volunteer organizations ...

History of Washington D.C. YMCA | YMCA DC

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Thomas Duncan, a Treasury Department employee, had read with keen interest an article on the growth and activities of the London YMCA (founded in 1844).

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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 Young Men's Christian Association was founded in London, England, ... In 1853, the first YMCA for African Americans was founded in Washington, D.C., ...

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., ...