2023-2024 Fiscal Year Program Accomplishments

Food Pantry assisted 7,117 unduplicated households with a total of 22,131 household members

Homelessness Prevention:
Provided Emergency Utility Assistance for 787 households with a total value of $245,042
Provided Emergency Rent/Mortgage Assistance to 129 households totaling $129,444

Basic Medical Services Provided:
Eye Exams and Glasses for 843 individuals totaling $39,038
Dental Services for 110 individuals
Emergency Prescription Assistance for 222 households totaling $11,050

Transitional Housing Family Case Management provided personalized case management to 46 households with a total of 126 household members

Long-term prescriptions assisted 11 individuals with long-term medications needs valued at $17,344

Special Projects: 

  • 1,075 coats
  • 38,928 diapers
  • 833 fans
  • 511 blankets

Total Number of Clients Served: 7,874 households with 24,149 members. Over 30% of those families came to PATH for the first time.

Volunteers make the difference at PATH. 112 volunteers gave over 19,000 hours of service to those in need.

Charity Navigator: PATH is rated a 4-star charity, the highest rating for a nonprofit organization. A four-star rating is given to organizations who score a 90 or above in Charity Navigator’s review and is considered “Exceptional.” For organizations like PATH, it means we “exceed industry standards and outperform most charities in [our] cause.” PATH has maintained this rating since 2016.

Candid (formerly GuideStar): PATH has achieved the Gold Seal of Transparency for 2023.

BBB of Central East Texas:

  • PATH has met the 20 standards to be a BBB Accredited Charity
  • Recipient of the 2022 BBB Award for Nonprofit Excellence

PATH is a locally supported agency of the United Way of Smith County.

People Attempting to Help (PATH) gathers statistics from each area of service through Charity Tracker to give a clear picture of services provided to families and individuals in need.


Reporting period 06/01/2023-05/31/2024