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2,908 lending teams in the "Families" category
  • Bridarolli Family Project

    Bridarolli Family Project

    29 members have lent $55,350 in 2,136 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 $55,175 in 2,161 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.
  • Renaissance

    Renaissance

    6 members have lent $53,875 in 2,113 loans
    Western Canada Category: Families Team since: Apr, 2010
    We loan because: We can help people by giving a hand up.
  • Charles Family

    1 members have lent $50,250 in 501 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…
  • Renfro Family Lending Team

    Renfro Family Lending Team

    17 members have lent $47,350 in 1,010 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.
  • Cookie Day

    Cookie Day

    13 members have lent $46,825 in 1,833 loans
    US Category: Families Team since: Dec, 2008
    We loan because: We can.
  • A HELPING HAND

    A HELPING HAND

    8 members have lent $44,825 in 858 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.
  • GrammyJ's

    GrammyJ's

    9 members have lent $43,175 in 1,724 loans
    US Category: Families Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: It keeps us in touch with the world.
  • boppijogi_23

    boppijogi_23

    2 members have lent $38,150 in 386 loans
    Stoke-on-Trent/Telengana, Los Angeles/ Andhra Category: Families Team since: Jan, 2011
    We loan because: Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. - Gautama Siddhartha