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 […]
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 […]
Philadelphia, PA (September 11, 2020) – With the start of the new school year, Bebashi -Transition to Hope is continuing its work to eliminate food insecurity in Philadelphia. On Friday, September 11, the nonprofit organization celebrated the restart of its food pantry based at Frances […]
Recently I heard an interview with Dr. Ben Carson, the brilliant former pediatric neurosurgeon and current Secretary of the Housing and Urban Development Agency (HUD) about why African American ballplayers were met with such vitriol for having the audacity to protest police brutality during the national anthem. He repeated a well-worn racist troupe that the […]
Executive Director, Gary Bell authors a piece on the health inequalities in the African American community. Bell provides more insight on how COVID-19 and its impact on African Americans magnifies the long-standing social and economic inequities that have existed for minorities. READ MORE
Cover – 19%, a call to action campaign launched by local artist, by Brad Carney is an online campaign where small businesses donate 19% of sales to causes.
In recognition of National HIV Testing Day, Bebashi handed out at-home HIV testing kits at Darnel’s Cakes while patrons came to feast from a happy hour menu.
Bebashi hands out at-home HIV kits at Darnel’s Cakes while patrons come to snack on a delicious happy hour menu.
Bebashi mails out free at-home HIV test kits during pandemic. READ MORE
Bebashi speaks to the Philadelphia Inquirer about sending out at-home HIV test kits during the pandemic. READ MORE