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2,833 lending teams in the "Families" category
  • In Memory of My Dad

    In Memory of My Dad

    1 members have lent $153,400 in 263 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 $128,475 in 5,057 loans
    Maryland, Vermont & New Jersey Category: Families Team since: Aug, 2010
    We loan because: We care about people.
  • ∞ Braincrave ∞

    ∞ Braincrave ∞

    57 members have lent $122,150 in 4,286 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 $112,075 in 3,056 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 $100,825 in 306 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.
  • Schroeder Family

    13 members have lent $64,600 in 1,755 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
  • Bridarolli Family Project

    Bridarolli Family Project

    27 members have lent $54,175 in 2,089 loans
    Pittsburgh, PA. USA Category: Families Team since: Sep, 2009
    We loan because: "We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give." - Winston Churchill
  • Team Kisman

    Team Kisman

    2 members have lent $53,775 in 2,105 loans
    Calgary, AB, Canada Category: Families Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: this is the best way for us to directly help the most needy people in the world.