Text Santa in the Anglia region

Text Santa is ITV's annual charity appeal and in 2013 it will be supporting Age UK, Barnardo's, BeatBullying, the British Heart Foundation, CLIC Sargent and Help The Hospices.

View all 13 updates ›

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg backs ITV's Text Santa campaign

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg poses with a Text Santa T-shirt. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg backed ITV's Text Santa campaign when he popped into the ITV News Anglia studio earlier today.

100% of donations made by viewers are evenly distributed to ITV's chosen charities within three months of each televised appeal.

All Text Santa operating costs including staffing and the programme itself are funded directly by ITV as part of its corporate giving, and not from its corporate partners or viewer contributions._

More top news