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480 lending teams in the "Memorials" category
  • Friends of Helmer

    Friends of Helmer

    26 members have lent $10,150 in 380 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.
  • Team Grace

    18 members have lent $9,900 in 392 loans
    Auburn, Maine, USA Category: Memorials Team since: Nov, 2008
  • Makenzie Lynn Memorial Fund

    Makenzie Lynn Memorial Fund

    7 members have lent $9,800 in 310 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.
  • In memory of Joel Beckman

    In memory of Joel Beckman

    17 members have lent $9,650 in 249 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…
  • Lend for Layton

    Lend for Layton

    24 members have lent $9,250 in 318 loans
    All of Canada Category: Memorials Team since: Aug, 2011
    We loan because: Love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world.
  • remembering Ross Werner

    remembering Ross Werner

    34 members have lent $8,775 in 291 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 $8,750 in 328 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 $8,600 in 342 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.