Celebration Dinner:  September 12, 2024 at 6:30 pm

The PATH Week Celebration Dinner is PATH’s largest annual fundraising event. This event has featured powerful stories that reflect the mission and work of PATH, honored those that have supported the mission and vision of PATH and raised funds to prevent homelessness for our East Texas neighbors in need.

For information about sponsorships or purchasing a table, please contact Kimberly Meler, Marketing Director.  You can call at 903-617-2833  or email


Craig Allen Cooper is a USA Today, ECPA, and Publishers Weekly best-selling author and conference speaker, as well as the founder of Glad You’re Here Ministries. He is the subject of the song “Craig” written by Grammy-nominated Country-Pop singer and TikTok personality, Walker Hayes, and the co-author of the book Glad You’re Here with Walker Hayes. Glad You’re Here has been featured on The Today Show, People Magazine, Family Life Radio, The 700 Club, and various other news sources, radio and television programs and podcasts, including That Sounds Fun with Annie F. Downs and dream Big with Bob Goff. Craig served as one of the founding pastors of Redeeming Grace Church in Franklin, Tennessee and he resides in the greater Nashville area with his wife, Laura, and their four kids. You can follow Craig on Instagram @craigallencooper and for more information, please visit