Page/Briggs University Bursary

Helping families with University Bursaries

Welcome to the POOBI website.

POOBI is The Post Office Orphans Benevolent Institution

We serve staff and pensioners of Royal Mail and Post Office Ltd with a focus on children (see " How we can help")

POOBI was established in 1870 by staff from the General Post Office (a forerunner of Royal Mail Group & Post Office Ltd) to help the families of their colleagues who faced hardship as a result of death or chronic illness or disability.

POOBI or poobi is a registered trademark of The Post Office Orphans Benevolent Institution (registered in UK)


Notice to members of the Post Office Orphans Benevolent Institution.  The Annual General Meeting for 2017 will take place on the 26th of April after the management committee meeting from 14:30 in room 3.01,  100 Victoria Embankment, London, EC4Y 0HQ  (Royal Mail Headquarters). Members wishing to attend the AGM should first contact Mr J. Powell, Secretary to the Trustees, at
© Post Office Orphans Benevolent Institution 2017 | Patron: Her Royal Highness Princess Michael of Kent
Registered as a Friendly Society (No. 37-BEN) with Charitable Status and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
POOBI, Royal Mail, 185 Farringdon Rd, LONDON. EC1A 1AA
Tel: 0207 239 2295 (Voicemail)
Secretary: John Powell