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497 lending teams in the "Memorials" category
  • Makenzie Lynn Memorial Fund

    Makenzie Lynn Memorial Fund

    7 members have lent $11,000 in 354 loans
    Utah, United States Category: Memorials Team since: Feb, 2011
    We loan because: We loan in memory of Makenzie Lynn Terry. An angel that spent too short of time here on earth. We hope to improve other peoples lives as she improved ours.
  • Team Grace

    18 members have lent $10,900 in 419 loans
    Auburn, Maine, USA Category: Memorials Team since: Nov, 2008
  • Friends of Helmer

    Friends of Helmer

    26 members have lent $10,500 in 393 loans
    Category: Memorials Team since: Apr, 2009
    We loan because: To honor the memory and continue the spirit of Helmer Marquardt, our dear friend and inspiring mentor.
  • In memory of Joel Beckman

    In memory of Joel Beckman

    16 members have lent $10,375 in 271 loans
    UK, Ireland, Canada. Category: Memorials Team since: Apr, 2011
    We loan because: Joel loved life and achieved a huge amount in his 10 short years. Joel was greatly loved and is sorely missed by all who knew him. We want to remember him by helping others achieve their goals and change their lives…
  • remembering Ross Werner

    remembering Ross Werner

    34 members have lent $9,775 in 329 loans
    Category: Memorials Team since: Jul, 2011
    We loan because: • because of us, because of Ross.
    • because karmic kumbaya is beautiful. because we are beautiful.
    • because of the Fundamental Interconnectedness of Things.
  • SOS: Survivors of Suicide

    SOS: Survivors of Suicide

    7 members have lent $9,750 in 368 loans
    Oregon Category: Memorials Team since: Dec, 2008
    We loan because: we want everyone to see tomorrow's possibilities
  • Alexia's angels

    Alexia's angels

    16 members have lent $9,525 in 374 loans
    San Francisco Category: Memorials Team since: Mar, 2011
    We loan because: We care. We know that life is hard and lending a helping hand gives people hope and the courage to keep going.