We are eternally indebted to our “Friends of Vessels.”

Please review their websites and consider supporting their initiatives.  All of them are equally meaningful and driven by passionate leaders in our local community. We appreciate each organization, and the care they have shown in developing and grooming Vessels in the start-up phases and beyond.


Step-UP! an American Association for Rwandan Women

Home base: Columbia, Missouri

Website: http://stepuprwandawomen.org/

Established in: 2006

Founder: Dr. Rangira Gallimore


Foundation for Higher Good

Home Base: Columbia, MO

Website: http://www.thehighergood.org/

Established in: 2004

Founder: Chuck Worstell