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2,958 lending teams in the "Families" category
  • In Memory of My Dad

    In Memory of My Dad

    1 members have lent $204,450 in 287 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 $150,825 in 5,951 loans
    Maryland, Vermont & New Jersey Category: Families Team since: Aug, 2010
    We loan because: We care about people.
  • ∞ Braincrave ∞

    ∞ Braincrave ∞

    60 members have lent $133,625 in 4,699 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…
  • Small Whispers

    Small Whispers

    4 members have lent $124,850 in 4,124 loans
    Tasmania, Australia Category: Families Team since: Jan, 2014
    We loan because: Small things can make a huge difference to a persons life.
  • The Stanton Family

    The Stanton Family

    6 members have lent $120,950 in 3,353 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 $106,400 in 319 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.
  • Renfro Family Lending Team

    Renfro Family Lending Team

    17 members have lent $80,550 in 1,379 loans
    Category: Families Team since: Dec, 2013
    We loan because: We want to make a positive impact on the world and help others. We have been blessed, and we want to give back to those in need.
  • Schroeder Family

    15 members have lent $71,350 in 1,992 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
  • Renaissance

    Renaissance

    6 members have lent $64,000 in 2,515 loans
    Western Canada Category: Families Team since: Apr, 2010
    We loan because: We can help people by giving a hand up.