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The War Charities

The War Charities

By Erica Every year, the YMHA raised money to finance its operations. During the 1930s and 1940s, Annual Balls took place as part of social activities of the Y. The funds collected would raise money for the Y. However, during World War II, this money went elsewhere. Proceeds from the Thirtieth Annual Ball, held in 1940, were donated to the Central Co-Ordinating Committee for Sports and Recreation Military District No. 4. The War Charities Act was instituted in 1939 and set regulations on how funds [...]