Christmas is coming and so ITV's Text Santa appeal is getting into full swing.
The six chosen charities in 2013 are Age UK, Barnardo's, Beat Bullying, the British Heart Foundation, CLIC Sargent and Help the Hospices. ITV be helping to raise money and awareness of the work they do.
In 2012 ITV raised more than £5.5million for six charities and helped people across the Anglia region.
The charities were Age UK, Anthony Nolan, Carers UK, Marie Curie Cancer Care, Together for Short Lives and Whizz-Kidz.
Click below to watch a report from ITV Anglia's Lauren Hall about three of those charities:
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