As part of the Text Santa Appeal we've been looking at the work done by the six charities that the money will go towards helping.
One is Anthony Nolan, which finds bone marrow donors for people who need a transplant.
Derek Proud has been following the progress of a young Teesside boy whose life has been transformed.
For more information, visit the ITV Text Santa website.
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The Next Step Shop is being run by local charity Footprints in the Community, in addition to its Redcar Area Foodbank.
He has admitted his squad were simply not good enough to avoid another scrap for Barclays Premier League survival.
The incident took place on Sunday October 4th close to Marton Road in the town.