Celebrate 170 Years of YMCA History
Explore almost two centuries' worth of the YMCA's rich history in recreation and community service.
Thank the YMCA for Pioneering 8 American Institutions
You won’t believe the YMCA created basketball, summer camp, the Peace Corps and more.
YMCA: Success Stories from Across America
Americans lose weight, learn skills, build self-confidence and nourish spirits at the YMCA.
Tournament of Roses Parade: 125th Anniversary
125th annual New Year’s Day parade delights spectators with ornate floats decorated entirely of natural materials.
Acts of Kindness 2013
American Profile readers share acts of kindness by family, neighbors, coworkers and complete strangers.
Awkward Family Christmas Traditions
Extreme Christmas card photos, French horns, pickles and more top the most awkward family holiday traditions.
Polar Express Christmas Train Ride
From North Carolina to the North Pole, a classic children's story comes to life on Christmas train rides.
Smokehouses: Preserving Food and Tradition
Smoking remains a popular way to flavor and preserve food.