ITV thanks viewers for Text Santa donations

ITV thanks millionsof viewers who watched last night’s three-hour Text Santa live show andtook proceeds for this year's fundraiser to £4.2m.

Watch: Cheryl Cole stars in Coronation Street Text Santa special

A big thank you to everyone who took part and donated in this year's Text Santa.

Their money will make a big difference to this year's nominated charities.

– Peter Fincham, ITV Director of Television

There is still time to donate. Call 0300 200 8000 or click here.

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Text Santa raises £4.2 million

ITV's annual text Santa charity campaign has raised £4,187,686 for Age UK, Barnardo's, BeatBullying, British Heart Foundation, CLIC Sargent and Help the Hospices. The annual fundraiser in the run up to Christmas concluded with a takeover of ITV.