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2,913 lending teams in the "Families" category
  • In Memory of My Dad

    In Memory of My Dad

    1 members have lent $177,250 in 276 loans
    USA Category: Families Team since: Jul, 2012
    We loan because: My father was an amazing man who taught me about kindness, charity, and life. God rest his soul.
    I hope to continue his legacy of making a positive impact on this world by putting into action the passion for…
  • Charter Cares

    Charter Cares

    15 members have lent $143,400 in 5,654 loans
    Maryland, Vermont & New Jersey Category: Families Team since: Aug, 2010
    We loan because: We care about people.
  • ∞ Braincrave ∞

    ∞ Braincrave ∞

    56 members have lent $131,425 in 4,617 loans
    San Francisco Category: Families Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We believe the children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way. Show them all the beauty we possess inside. You've got to give them a sense of pride. To make it easier - let the…
  • The Stanton Family

    The Stanton Family

    6 members have lent $117,775 in 3,258 loans
    Boston, Massachusetts, USA Category: Families Team since: Feb, 2010
    We loan because: We want to give people a hand up and encourage them in their efforts.

    "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."
  • Frymann

    Frymann

    6 members have lent $104,000 in 313 loans
    California Category: Families Team since: Dec, 2009
    We loan because: We believe we ought to try to "do unto others as we would have them do unto us". We hope that helping people help themselves and others can create transformational change in the world.
  • Small Whispers

    Small Whispers

    4 members have lent $90,775 in 3,188 loans
    Tasmania, Australia Category: Families Team since: Jan, 2014
    We loan because: Small things can make a huge difference in a persons life.
  • Schroeder Family

    14 members have lent $69,025 in 1,904 loans
    Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri Category: Families Team since: Oct, 2010
    We loan because: "Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need; the remainder is needed by others." - Saint Augustine
  • Dingo's brood

    Dingo's brood

    2 members have lent $55,850 in 62 loans
    Boston, MA and Woodstock, GA Category: Families Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: We want to be the top lender in the family category. Oh and it helps others and all that crap, blah blah blah.