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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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335 lending teams in all categories
  • SWPB

    8 members have lent $4,025 in 154 loans
    Category: Businesses Team since: Jan, 2011
    We loan because: we've been given certain advantages that allowed us to pursue our dreams, and feel that everyone deserves a chance at success.
  • The McLennans!

    The McLennans!

    1 members have lent $4,025 in 151 loans
    San Francisco, CA Category: Families Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We want to spread the joy and generosity we received at our wedding, and pay forward our good fortune.
  • Kate & Ben's Wedding Team

    Kate & Ben's Wedding Team

    10 members have lent $3,675 in 87 loans
    Boulder, Colorado Category: Events Team since: Mar, 2011
    We loan because: This is an easy and small way to make a huge difference in someone's life and the lives of their family.
  • Michael and Cathy's Wedding Team

    Michael and Cathy's Wedding Team

    12 members have lent $3,525 in 139 loans
    Newport, California Category: Events Team since: Mar, 2009
    We loan because: "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mead
  • Lindsay & Brian's Wedding

    Lindsay & Brian's Wedding

    9 members have lent $3,475 in 139 loans
    Mendocino, California Category: Other Team since: Jul, 2010
    We loan because: We want to celebrate our marriage by spreading the love! We have been fortunate to travel to many amazing places and know how far a small amount of money can go when delivered to the right hands...
  • Heather and Thad's Wedding

    Heather and Thad's Wedding

    9 members have lent $3,450 in 121 loans
    Cambria, Ca Category: Friends Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: We can and we should. It is such a pleasure to be able to pass on opportunity, just like it was given to us. Its the ripple effect.