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We loan because...
Becky was unfailingly generous during her short life (2001-2010). She loved freely and without limit, and never met anyone she considered to be a stranger. She was always ready with a hug for anyone who needed one, even when they didn't know it yet. Loaning Becky's memory keeps her love alive, spreading her hugs around the world!

About us
We are a group of people who have been inspired by the love of a young lady named Becky, who was tragically killed 30 August 2010 at the age of 9½. She loved unconditionally, and was always ready with a hug, even for complete strangers. The living memorial of sharing hugs began immediately after her death, when her mother told her classmates to hug each other every day in her memory. This team keeps Becky's love alive by sharing her hugs in the form of loans around the world.

To learn more about Becky and the impact of her short life, visit, which will point you to the Becky's Hugs page on Facebook. Look at the photos and videos to get a better idea about who Becky was, and check out the timeline to see the ways in which people have celebrated her memory and love.

Hugs to you!

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Team Activity

  • Safargul
    Safargul received a loan from Mehrdad to increase the number of livestock.
  • Issouf
    Burkina Faso
    Issouf received a loan from Mark to buy 15 Tecno and Infinix 32 Go smart phones, with accessories, to improve the living conditions for his family.
  • Pablo Enrique
    El Salvador
    Pablo Enrique received a loan from 2 team members to buy a freezer to make ice which he then grinds to use as raw material to sell artisanal snow cones.
    Joan Andy Johns
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  • Eden
    Eden received a loan from 2 team members to buy ingredients for making ice cream.
    Andy Johns Joan
  • Marlene Monserrate
    Marlene Monserrate received a loan from 2 team members to buy cocadas [a typical coconut confection], caramel peanuts, sesame treats, and other sweets.
    Cheryl grubsneerg
  • Malak
    Malak received a loan from Andy Johns to support her cotton candy selling business with a new cotton candy machine.
    Andy Johns
  • Richelle
    Richelle received a loan from Rich to purchase additional stock of used clothes to sell.
  • Ade
    Ade received a loan from Rich to buy a smartphone for her child’s education needs.

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Rankings In Memorials Category

#4 for New Users (All Time)
#7 for Amount Funded (All Time)
#10 for Amount Funded (This Month)