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2,983 lending teams in the "Families" category
  • Team Kisman

    Team Kisman

    2 members have lent $57,050 in 2,236 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 $55,850 in 62 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.
  • Bridarolli Family Project

    Bridarolli Family Project

    31 members have lent $55,550 in 2,144 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
  • Charles Family

    1 members have lent $52,800 in 555 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…
  • Cookie Day

    Cookie Day

    13 members have lent $47,975 in 1,878 loans
    US Category: Families Team since: Dec, 2008
    We loan because: We can.
  • A HELPING HAND

    A HELPING HAND

    10 members have lent $47,775 in 936 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

    10 members have lent $45,300 in 1,809 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 $38,900 in 394 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