Julie Pentecost

Wooden spoons at the ready for the Virtual Bake Off!

With the UK renowned for being a nation of bakers and most of us currently stuck at home, we are delighted to announce our first Virtual Bake Off challenge! We’ve launched the challenge to provide us all with a bit of light-hearted fun in the run up to Easter, and to support the NET Coronavirus

RNIB – Proudly acknowledging the generosity of our supporters

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is one of the UK’s leading sight loss charities and the largest community of blind and partially sighted people. RNIB recognises everyone’s unique experience of sight loss and offers help and support – this can be anything from practical and emotional support to campaigning for change, our

What’s been going on at The Online Book Company?

It’s been a busy couple of weeks with a flurry of activity from charities wanting to ensure that their Legators are properly recognised through the median of an Online Book, as well as organisations commissioning individual books for various members of staff. The first of these requests came from Hong Kong where sadly a partner

A place to remember and celebrate our supporters

Guy’s and St Thomas’ rank among the oldest and best-known teaching hospitals. They have withstood the Black Death, the plague, Wars of the Roses, the Great Fire of London and the Blitz. Today, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s busiest and most successful foundation trusts, with a long history of clinical excellence and high-quality

In-memory givers prove three times more likely to pledge a legacy

With legacy giving such a vital income source for so many charities, it was interesting to read of the link between giving in memory, and legacy pledges late last month. Research carried out by Legacy Foresight, analysts of the legacy and in-memoriam sectors, revealed that remembrance is an important motivation for leaving a legacy, with

Fundraising without a budget? Here’s a new idea!

What if you could engage and delight your supporters – and raise funds – for just the price of a couple of links on your website? This month at The Online Book Company, we’re excited to announce a brand new product to help you do precisely that. Set to launch in mid February, it will

What to look forward to in 2020

January can be a bleak month following the excitement of Christmas: cold and dark with summer seeming a long way off. Here then is our pick of some of the best looking films and books to look out for in 2020, to give us all something to look forward to! 1917 10th January sees the

Festive glow: Christmas light trails around the UK

The festive period is upon us and Christmas is just a few short sleeps away, so to help get everyone in the mood, here is a selection of the Christmas light trails taking place around the country. Here’s hoping for dry starry nights, steaming mugs of hot chocolate, and some wonderful nights out. Christmas at