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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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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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Bebashi partners with Penn Medicine to provide free mammograms during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

  Philadelphia, PA (October 21, 2020) – October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Bebashi – Transition to Hope and Penn Medicine are making mammograms more accessible. During the month of October, women aged 40 and over, with or without insurance, can receive a referral from Bebashi’s Wellness Clinic for a free mammogram at any […]

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Bebashi in the News – PHL17 Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Bebashi’s Wellness Clinic has partnered with Penn Medicine to provide referrals for free mammograms at any Penn Medicine location. Our team spoke with PHL17 about this exciting partnership, as well as about the many other ways Bebashi serves the community. Watch the interview here.      

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Bebashi’s TransNecessities Closet: Empowering Philadelphia’s transgender and gender non-conforming community

                          Philadelphia, PA (October 5, 2020) – Amid recent attacks against transgender individuals, Bebashi-Transition to Hope is empowering members of the trans community to live freely. On Saturday, October 3, during the 2020 National Trans Visibility March, the non-profit organization officially launched its TransNecessities […]

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Bebashi-Transition to Hope fighting COVID-19 STI increases and test kit shortages with extended hours for health screenings

  Philadelphia, PA (September 28, 2020) – The COVID-19 pandemic is causing reported increases in sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and shortages of diagnostic test kits. Bebashi-Transition to Hope, a full-service HIV/AIDs non-profit organization, is fighting this trend head-on and increasing access to testing by resuming its extended hours every Thursday, until 7 pm. “Bebashi is […]

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Bebashi-Transition to Hope approved by AACO to continue community HIV testing amid COVID-19

  Philadelphia, PA (September 14, 2020) – Bebashi – Transition to Hope recently passed an inspection by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Aids Activities Coordinating Office (AACO), granting approval for the 35-year-old full-service HIV/AIDs non-profit organization to continue HIV testing in community settings, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The inspection conducted by representatives of AACO included […]

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