The Young Men’s Christian Association of Rizal was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission as a non-stock non-profit corporation in October 19, 1971 by prominent YMCA leaders, mostly residents of Makati and adjoining towns. On August 11, 1980, its Articles of Incorporation was amended changing the name of the Association to Young Men’s Christian Association of Makati (Rizal), Inc. (YMCA of Makati). The YMCA is one of the oldest and largest movements for youth in the world founded by Sir George Williams in London, England 1844 to respond to the challenges affecting youth during the industrial revolution.
It is an operating membership organization. Its main office is at #7 Sacred Heart St., San Antonio Village, Makati City. The Foundation has nine (9) regular staff, one (1) regular volunteer and fifteen (15) members of the Board of Trustees, one vacant seat is to be occupied to complete the fifteen seats.
Its purpose (VMG), among others, is to “promote the development of the mind, body and spirit of man and to bring to fruition an empowered and responsible youth and community, who shall always believe in the usefulness of individuals and their mission in life, emphasizing reverence for God, social discipline, respect for human dignity, love of country and the observance of the Golden rule.” The organization operates in Makati.