Mission

The Gratitude Retreat Foundation empowers newly recovering alcoholics by supporting nonprofit sober living homes and promoting sober causes.

Gratitude Retreat was founded as a nonprofit organization in 1981 in El Segundo as a sober living facility for newly sober alcoholics to have a stable place to live during the transition time back to mainstream society. The Gratitude Retreat Foundation eventually moved its sober living houses to Torrance, assisting more than five thousand alcoholics.

In 2018 our properties were sold and now we have redirected our Foundation’s mission to provide funding to qualified nonprofit men’s & women’s sober living facilities and their residents with the goal of continuing to assist alcoholics in need.