The ITV Tyne Tees team helped support the Biggest Bag Pack today for the ITV Text Santa Appeal.
Pam Royle, Ian Payne and Ross Hutchinson joined a team of volunteers from a range of charities to help shoppers in Gateshead.
For more information visit the ITV Text Santa website.
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