October 2012 Newsletter - Surprising Resilience

By Ally Power & Kristin Johnson

In July, PATS volunteers Kristin and Ally visited Fuyang and spent time with the community health workers and PATS kids. 

October 2012 Newsletter - Community Health Worker Spotlight: Zhang LiMin

By Cherry Wan

Of the four regions PATS works in, XinXiang in Henan province is the most unique and challenging. Unlike the other regions, the prevalence of HIV/AIDS is low and stigma against it obscenely high. Our worker, LiMin, works tirelessly to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS and strives to provide exceptional care to the families and children in need.

October 2011 Newsletter - Why I Volunteer

By Elizabeth Hendrix

October 2011 Newsletter - PATS Update

Dear Friends,

A lot has happened since our last newsletter!In May 2011, PATS Co-Founder Eliza Petrow traveled to China with Pets for PATS Director Jenny Chou, PATS Board Member Jialan Wang and her husband Patrick LeBlanc. As a team, they:


October 2011 Newsletter - PATS in the Community

By Camellia Banerjee

PATS volunteers have been busy not only supporting our work in China, but also giving back to the Greater Boston Community.  This summer, our volunteers attended two events to help raise awareness of our cause while contributing to the work of Boston Area organizations.

Field Report from PATS site visit

I recently joined PATS on one the bi-annual site visits to China, and  I wanted to share my experience with you with some of my field notes from what was an unforgettable trip. 

April Newsletter - Sponsor a Child Spotlight: Meng Yi

Meng Yi is four years old and lives near XinXiang, Henan. Our Henan Province PATS worker first heard about her in the summer of 2010 and her situation was so worrisome that we took her into the program immediately. Meng Yi’s living situation is extremely unstable. Her parents both passed away from HIV/AIDS and her only relative, an 18 year old brother, isn’t in a position to care for his younger sister, though he is all she has at the moment.

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