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3,194 lending teams in the "Families" category
  • Renaissance

    Renaissance

    6 members have lent $84,550 in 3,335 loans
    Western Canada Category: Families Team since: Apr, 2010
    We loan because: We can help people by giving a hand up.
  • 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.
  • Team Kisman

    Team Kisman

    2 members have lent $65,275 in 2,565 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.
  • Charles Family

    1 members have lent $62,075 in 714 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…
  • A HELPING HAND

    A HELPING HAND

    13 members have lent $57,975 in 1,266 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

    33 members have lent $57,700 in 2,228 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

    GrammyJ's

    12 members have lent $54,275 in 2,127 loans
    US Category: Families Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: It keeps us in touch with the world.
  • Cookie Day

    Cookie Day

    13 members have lent $53,775 in 2,093 loans
    US Category: Families Team since: Dec, 2008
    We loan because: We can.