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Bebashi in the News – NBC10 Know Your Mind

  In case you missed it, Bebashi’s FoodFirst Pantry was featured on NBC10 Philadelphia’s newest series “Know Your Mind.” Our pantry coordinator Arelis Pena speaks to Stephania Jimenez about how we ensure our clients receive the nutritious meals that they deserve.

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Councilwoman Cindy Bass to join as a panelist for Bebashi’s virtual panel discussion on health disparities that affect black women

The event is the second in a series of community conversations that focus on issues that affect Philadelphia’s communities. Philadelphia, PA (March 10, 2021) – March is a month dedicated to women, and Bebashi – Transition to Hope is bringing attention to the health disparities that still disproportionately affect black and African American women. On […]

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Bebashi announces the appointment of Shakeeta Purdie to its board of directors

Bebashi – Transition to Hope is pleased to welcome Shakeeta M. Purdie, M.B.A. to its board of directors. Purdie, an experienced finance and accounting professional, is the managing director of Advanced Accounting Solutions and is a graduate of the DiverseForce On Boards Program, a board governance training and matching program for mid-to-senior level professionals of […]

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Bebashi hosts first “Community Conversation” to combat food insecurity in Philadelphia

  The virtual discussion included panelists from Bebashi, the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, American Heart Association and Temple University; and touched on the complexities of food insecurity and the need for sustainable change.            Philadelphia, PA (January 26, 2021) – On Tuesday, January 26, 2021, Bebashi – Transition to Hope […]

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Bebashi announces two new members to its board of directors

John P. Turner, MSW and Jennifer Hinds, M. Ed. are the newest members to be appointed to the organization’s board             Philadelphia, PA (January 15, 2021) – Bebashi – Transition to Hope is pleased to announce the appointment of John P. Turner, MSW and Jennifer Hinds, M.Ed. to its board […]

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NBC10’s Stephania Jimenez to moderate Bebashi’s virtual panel discussion on hunger in Philadelphia

The event aims to engage an esteemed panel of industry experts and the community to discuss the extent of food insecurity in our city and to ignite significant and sustainable change. Philadelphia, PA (January 11, 2021) – On Tuesday, January 26, 2021, Bebashi – Transition to Hope will host “A Community Conversation on Hunger in […]

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Over 200 children provided with toys for the holidays thanks to Bebashi’s annual toy drive

          Philadelphia, PA (December 22, 2020) – An estimated 200 children living in poverty will now have presents under their tree, thanks to a toy drive organized by Bebashi – Transition to Hope. On Tuesday, December 22, the 35-year-old non-profit organization hosted its annual toy drive to help underserved families living […]

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Bebashi in the News – The Black News Channel

ICYMI: Bebashi and the work we do to fight food insecurity and provide hunger relief for our Philadelphia community, was recently featured in a piece by The Black News Channel.

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Bebashi Long Time CEO Retires and Organization Begins Search for a Successor

  Bebashi’s longstanding Executive Director, Gary Bell, who had been with Bebashi since 1996, retired from the organization effective October 1, 2020. During Bell’s nearly 25-year tenure, Bebashi grew in revenue, staff, and service offerings. His expertise in combatting health disparities and in particular, HIV, contributed to the organization expanding its initial emphasis on HIV […]

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PCOM Opens Food Pantries at Area Healthcare Centers

Partnership with Bebashi offers support for food insecure individuals and families. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) has partnered with Bebashi – Transition to Hope, a full-service HIV/AIDS nonprofit organization, to open food pantries at two of its Healthcare Center locations in Philadelphia. The food pantries will serve PCOM patients and their families visiting the […]

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