1. On September 11, 1956
2. President Dwight David Eisenhower
3. Mary Jean Eisenhower, President Eisenhower's granddaughter
4. Eisenhower decided that the spirit of People to People would be best preserved in the hands of private citizens and turned to his good friend Mr. Joyce Hall (founder of Hallmark Cards) to help him launch PTPI in the private sector. Hall agreed and relocated People to People to his own hometown: Kansas City, Missouri in 1961.
5. People to People International European Office in Berlin, Germany
People to People International Asian Office in Seoul, Korea
People to People International Middle East Office in Cairo, Egypt
6. In 135 countries