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Lending teams are self-organized groups built around common interests, school affiliation or location.

Join as many teams as you'd like, and rally around shared lending goals by counting each of your loans at checkout toward the team's impact.

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3,568 lending teams in the "Friends" category
  • Win A Christian

    Win A Christian

    3 members have lent $50 in 2 loans
    Mississippi U.S.A. Category: Friends Team since: Nov, 2009
    We loan because: It's the right thing to do.
  • Turani

    Turani

    3 members have lent $50 in 2 loans
    Raptor-proof housing Category: Friends Team since: Nov, 2009
    We loan because: Mandrake would wish it with his huge duck-y heart (and his little yellow feathers and his big black eyes and his teeny weenie feeties and.....)
  • Kieran's Birthday Buddies

    3 members have lent $50 in 2 loans
    New Jersey, USA Category: Friends Team since: Sep, 2009
    We loan because: Helping others to support themselves is a great way to celebrate a birthday.
  • Mary's Pals

    Mary's Pals

    4 members have lent $50 in 2 loans
    West Coast, East Coast - USA Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: we are all connected.
  • Blue Water Relief

    Blue Water Relief

    3 members have lent $50 in 2 loans
    Virginia Beach, VA, USA Category: Friends Team since: Aug, 2009
    We loan because: We feel that collectively we can make some marginal difference
  • JohnThune2012

    JohnThune2012

    5 members have lent $50 in 2 loans
    United States of America Category: Friends Team since: Jul, 2009
  • Newt Gingrich

    Newt Gingrich

    3 members have lent $50 in 2 loans
    United States of America Category: Friends Team since: Jul, 2009
  • Moonbeam's

    Moonbeam's

    2 members have lent $50 in 2 loans
    www.moonbeams.ning.com Category: Friends Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: We care
  • Terra Kinder's Twitter Challenge

    Terra Kinder's Twitter Challenge

    5 members have lent $50 in 2 loans
    Charleston, SC, USA Category: Friends Team since: Jun, 2009
    We loan because: We believe in pushing up people. A little bit of money can make a lot of difference to the small entrepreneur! The ROI is better than bank rates.