Though popular through the famous Village People song, the YMCA (or Young Men's Christian Association) has long been associated with providing a place for children and adults to go in times of greatness and hardships. It may surprise people to learn that the YMCA is not an American organization, but an English one, first founded in 1844 in order to put Christian values into practice. Of course, with 45 million members in 125 international locations, the ideals have changed slightly in order to encompass people from all backgrounds.
In this guide, we'll take a look at the YMCA, from it's beginnings in London to how it helps youth of today. And yes, we'll talk about what the song really means.
|Finding Free Help: Tips for Single Working Moms & Dads
Although free help for single working parents may seem hard to come by, there are a number of resources to look into if you need childcare assistance. Whether you're putting in...
Get Your Small Business Involved in a Charity - Top 10 Reasons
Small businesses do not need to be making big money in order to be involved and be effective with charities. Charitable work and giving can bring press, goodwill, and more money towards...