Catherine Ryan Hyde is the author of 18 published and forthcoming books. Her newest releases are When You Were OlderDon’t Let Me Go, Jumpstart the World , When I Found You and Second Hand Heart.  She authoredthe national bestseller, Pay It Forward, whichwas adapted into a major motion picture starring Kevin Spacey and Helen Hunt, and was chosen by the American Library Association for its Best Books for Young Adults list. She is also the founder and former president (2000-2009) of the Pay It Forward Foundation. To learn more about Catherine and her work, visit:


Charley Johnson has a deep passion for Pay It Forward.  Believing in Pay It Forward so much so he left his company, career & millions behind to change the world and how people view humanity. He is now the president of the Pay It Forward Foundation and the creator of the Pay It Forward Bracelet, a physical reminder to do good that has been sent to over 1 million people in 108 countries. Charley founded the “PIF Experience,” the website responsible for collecting stories from all over the world of people Paying It Forward. He also Founded the “Pay it Forward Hall of Fame” in November of 2011 with the First inductee being Catherine Ryan Hyde, the founder of the Pay It Forward Foundation.

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