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511 lending teams in the "Memorials" category
  • Leonard's Brigade

    4 members have lent $300 in 12 loans
    Colora, Maryland Category: Memorials Team since: Jun, 2011
    We loan because: In honor of Leonard Conrad, life-long motorcycle rider, family man, veteran, curmudgeon, and neighborhood icon. We give so others will know both the joy of riding and the simple pleasure of an honest day's work.
  • Memory of Patricia Gianella Ortigosa

    Memory of Patricia Gianella Ortigosa

    4 members have lent $275 in 10 loans
    Lima, Peru Category: Memorials Team since: Jun, 2012
    We loan because: Queremos honrar la memoria de una mujer hermosa e inteligente, que dio todo a su familia y amigos

    We want to honor the memory of a beautiful, intelligent woman who gave so much to her friends and family.
  • Sushi

    Sushi

    6 members have lent $275 in 11 loans
    San Francisco, CA Category: Memorials Team since: Jun, 2011
    We loan because: We remember the gift Sushi brought into our lives. Sushi reminds us that clean water, good food, and clean air, with lots of love, leads to a long beautiful life.
  • Team Mekuria Marru

    Team Mekuria Marru

    2 members have lent $250 in 10 loans
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Category: Memorials Team since: Mar, 2015
    We loan because: We feel it is more powerful to give someone the means to help themselves, then to just offer a handout.
  • ForJenn

    ForJenn

    7 members have lent $250 in 9 loans
    Category: Memorials Team since: Mar, 2014
    We loan because: we remember Jenn Cook, a friend, educator, digital explorer
  • Remembering Bill Foltyn

    Remembering Bill Foltyn

    7 members have lent $250 in 8 loans
    Category: Memorials Team since: Feb, 2012
    We loan because: A part of Bill lives on when we remember his generosity and it inspires our own. We lend to give opportunity and in so doing to honor Bill's life and his giving nature.
  • Whatsoever You Do

    Whatsoever You Do

    3 members have lent $250 in 10 loans
    The World Category: Memorials Team since: Dec, 2011
    We loan because: we have a profound desire to make a positive difference in the world.