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551 lending teams in the "Events" category
  • Wishing Well Birthday Gifts

    2 members have lent $50 in 2 loans
    World Category: Events Team since: Sep, 2014
    We loan because: we want to give the money that would have been spent on unneeded birthday gifts to those who can use it to support their families
  • Blessed Birthdays

    Blessed Birthdays

    3 members have lent $50 in 2 loans
    Brooklyn, New York Category: Events Team since: May, 2014
    We loan because: We want to be a light in this dark world, a beam of hope.
  • SUREFIRE!

    SUREFIRE!

    2 members have lent $50 in 2 loans
    Santa Monica, CA Category: Events Team since: Oct, 2013
  • Ben & Erin's Wedding

    Ben & Erin's Wedding

    4 members have lent $50 in 2 loans
    Washington Category: Events Team since: Sep, 2010
    We loan because: As global citizens we believe in helping others from our community to better themselves, regardless of where they live! We also made all these loans on September 11th. As Americans we think that's a nice way to…
  • Team Forty Five

    3 members have lent $50 in 2 loans
    Nashville, TN Category: Events Team since: Nov, 2009
    We loan because: we believe in helping others.
  • Erin's Golden Opportunities

    Erin's Golden Opportunities

    4 members have lent $50 in 2 loans
    Arizona, USA Category: Events Team since: Oct, 2009
    We loan because: Tiny steps, even the steps of a child, can make an enormous impact.
  • Ray and Shelley's Wedding

    Ray and Shelley's Wedding

    3 members have lent $50 in 2 loans
    US Category: Events Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: We'd like to use the occasion of our wedding to drive sustainable prosperity for others. Help us make a difference that has an immediate and lasting impact.
  • C-VEHW

    C-VEHW

    4 members have lent $50 in 2 loans
    Tema, Ghana Category: Events Team since: Apr, 2009
    We loan because: We want people to receive better eye care service in their villages so they can work better at their various trades. This is economically viable as poverty and blindness goes together. We invite people and organisations…
  • Chikyu-Cafe

    1 members have lent $50 in 2 loans
    Tokyo Category: Events Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: we'd like to contribute the society with the money from flea market or other activity. Also in this way as oppose to the donation, we can see how our money is actualy utilized.