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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.

To get started, simply join an existing team or create a new one and invite your friends!

Team Listing

318 lending teams in the "Sports Groups" category
  • Cheeseheads For Change

    Cheeseheads For Change

    599 members have funded $578,850 in loans
    Green Bay, WI Category: Sports Groups Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day. Now in the modern world, you can give that same man a loan to buy a fishing pole, he catches fish with his new pole to feed his family, his community improves because…
  • Mountain bikers!

    Mountain bikers!

    52 members have funded $346,325 in loans
    Usa Category: Sports Groups Team since: Jun, 2012
    We loan because: Mountain bikers care.
  • Leeds United Fans

    Leeds United Fans

    113 members have funded $235,500 in loans
    Worldwide Category: Sports Groups Team since: Dec, 2010
    We loan because: We want to make a difference. We will make the world a better place by helping one person at a time.
    Marching On Together!!!
  • scuba divers

    scuba divers

    112 members have funded $163,025 in loans
    global Category: Sports Groups Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: It's the right thing to do.
  • New York Giants Fans

    New York Giants Fans

    147 members have funded $137,075 in loans
    Giants Stadium Category: Sports Groups Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: Dallas fans won't.
  • Runners Who Love to Lend

    Runners Who Love to Lend

    142 members have funded $100,275 in loans
    United States Category: Sports Groups Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: it feels awesome to lend money to someone who is working hard to carve out a better life. We've been given so much, it's time to give back.
  • Boston Red Sox Fans

    Boston Red Sox Fans

    139 members have funded $99,500 in loans
    Red Sox Nation Category: Sports Groups Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: this is wicked more important than beating the Yankees.
  • Geocachers

    Geocachers

    74 members have funded $74,175 in loans
    Anywhere Category: Sports Groups Team since: Sep, 2008
    We loan because: We are interested in all the places and people of the planet. We are searching for ways to make the world better. "Cash in, Poverty out".
  • Surf Travelers

    Surf Travelers

    84 members have funded $70,150 in loans
    Worldwide Category: Sports Groups Team since: Jul, 2009
    We loan because: We love to surf, we love to travel and we want to give something back to the places we visit.