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3,268 lending teams in the "Families" category
  • Renaissance


    6 members have lent $84,675 in 3,340 loans
    Western Canada Category: Families Team since: Apr, 2010
    We loan because: We can help people by giving a hand up.
  • Team Kisman

    Team Kisman

    2 members have lent $69,500 in 2,734 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.
  • Dingo's brood

    Dingo's brood

    2 members have lent $66,000 in 72 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.
  • Charles Family

    1 members have lent $65,750 in 779 loans
    Camberley, England Category: Families Team since: Jan, 2010
    We loan because: We want to help and share in improving other people’s lives.We believe that the most effective way is to empower them where possible. Our family is fortunate because of where we live and the opportunities this has…


    15 members have lent $63,025 in 1,455 loans
    Worldwide Category: Families Team since: Oct, 2009
    We loan because: We want to eradicate poverty around the world and give others a chance to better themselves.
  • Bridarolli Family Project

    Bridarolli Family Project

    34 members have lent $58,025 in 2,241 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
  • GrammyJ's


    13 members have lent $57,050 in 2,214 loans
    US Category: Families Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: It keeps us in touch with the world.
  • Symonds Capital Group

    Symonds Capital Group

    5 members have lent $56,150 in 366 loans
    International Category: Families Team since: Nov, 2008
    We loan because: We were given life! And we're ever so grateful for it. Music lessons were nice too...