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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 of the USA

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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 ...

YMCA International - World Alliance of YMCAs: History

www.ymca.int/who-we-are/history/

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., ...

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., ...

Y History | YMCA Twin Cities

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1851—First U.S. YMCA opens in Boston; 1856—St. Paul YMCA founded; 1866— Minneapolis YMCA founded; 2012—Minneapolis and St. Paul YMCAs merge, ...

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  ...