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3,155 lending teams in the "Families" category
  • Symonds Capital Group

    Symonds Capital Group

    5 members have lent $40,775 in 272 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...
  • boppijogi_23

    boppijogi_23

    2 members have lent $39,800 in 403 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
  • Soule Family

    Soule Family

    15 members have lent $38,675 in 1,532 loans
    All over the United States Category: Families Team since: Dec, 2009
    We loan because: it's a great way to encourage entrepreneurship and affect lives around the world.
  • Christine's family and friends

    Christine's family and friends

    7 members have lent $36,100 in 1,437 loans
    Hong Kong Category: Families Team since: Mar, 2011
    We loan because: Christine would like to live in a better world.
  • The Van de Wessells

    The Van de Wessells

    25 members have lent $34,625 in 423 loans
    Massachusetts Category: Families Team since: Dec, 2009
    We loan because: "The man who has two tunics is to share with him who has none; and he who has food is to do likewise." Luke 3:11
  • The mindful bunch

    The mindful bunch

    43 members have lent $33,275 in 1,170 loans
    Category: Families Team since: Dec, 2014
    We loan because: We are all ONE and the SAME. We Listen to our HEARTS. We Love Life. We are Mindful.
  • Flaskerud kara

    2 members have lent $32,700 in 1,290 loans
    Ringerike Category: Families Team since: Dec, 2008
    We loan because: We would like to help people who need to get a helping hand starting their own business and a work place. We would like to see local entrepreneurship and good ideas flourish.
  • Smith's in Far Hills

    Smith's in Far Hills

    6 members have lent $32,375 in 1,288 loans
    New Jersey, USA Category: Families Team since: Apr, 2010
    We loan because: We are lucky enough to be able to.
  • Lennons

    8 members have lent $31,475 in 1,248 loans
    Liverpool Category: Families Team since: Jan, 2010
    We loan because: ... we care
  • The Keedas

    The Keedas

    19 members have lent $30,650 in 409 loans
    Australia Category: Families Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We would like to share our good fortune