“Lois would like Stepping Stones to become an A.A. historical museum,” said Bill. When he passed away in 1971, he planned to leave “all furniture, furnishings, carpets, rugs, drapes and other household appurtenances…in equal shares to” A.A. and Al-Anon. In April 1972, A.A. “voted to refuse the property” due to “a matter of breaking the Traditions.” More
See the complete archive-based story on our website to learn how the Stepping Stones Foundation's work generated out of Bill and Lois' interest in the alcoholism field and their love of the 12-Step fellowships.
Major steps have been taken by Stepping Stones Foundation since Lois' passing in 1988that were only possible because of gifts from friends like you. Your encouragement and participation has helped us keep the Wilsons’ vision alive by maintaining and preserving the home and archives. More
Please click here to see "Twelve Foundation Highlights" that friends have helped make possible.