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The YMCA was founded by George Williams, a London draper, who was typical of the young men drawn to the cities ...


History of the YMCA's founding by George Williams in London, England, 1844.


History: People have benefitted from Ys for 160 years.


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 ...


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., ...


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 ...


May 12, 2012 ... The Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) was founded in London, England, on June 6, 1844, in response to unhealthy social conditions ...


U.S.A.. Telephone: (312) 977-0031. Toll Free: (800) 872-9622. Fax: (312) 977- 9063. Web site: http://www.ymca.net. Not-for-Profit Organization Founded: 1844


Jun 2, 2015 ... The first known basketball team at the International YMCA Training ... in the U.S. was the YMCA's Camp Dudley, founded in New York in 1885.