Text Santa has teamed up with supermarket ASDA and today volunteers will be helping customers bag their shopping at checkouts around the region.
Money from the Text Santa Charity Appeal will be going to the following charities:
For more information about all of the charities involved in the appeal, you can read more here.
You can also follow Text Santa on Twitter for the latest information about the live show on Friday the 21st of December and the events that are taking place near you.
To volunteer to help in the Biggest Bag Pack Ever at your local ASDA, find out more here.
A list of the North East ASDAs that are taking part is below:
ASDA Carlisle, Chandler Way, Carlisle, CA3 0JQ
ASDA Boldon, North Road, Boldon Colliery, NE35 9AR
ASDA Darlington, Whinbush Way, Darlington, DL1 3RB
ASDA Gateshead (New), Metro Centre, Gibside Way, NE11 9YA
ASDA Middlesbrough, 2 North Street, Middlesbrough, TS6 6AB
ASDA Seaham, Byron Place, South Terrace, Seaham, SR7 7HN
ASDA South Shields (New), Coronation Street, South Shields, NE33 1AZ
ASDA Spennymoor, St Andrews Lane, Spennymoor, DL16 6NE
ASDA Stockton (New), Portrack Lane, Stockton on Tees, TS18 2PB
ASDA Sunderland, Leechmere Road Industrial Estate, Sunderland, SR2 9TT
ASDA Thornaby, Allensway - Thornaby, Stockton on Tees, TS17 9EN
ASDA Tweedmouth, Main Street, Tweedmouth, TD15 2DS