The charities benefitting this year are Age UK, Barnardo's, BeatBullying, British Heart Foundation, Clic Sargent and Help the Hospices.
The severe weather has seen residents rescued from their flooded homes, travel disrupted and schools closed.
Windy Thursday ahead of a chillier Friday
School Closure: Saltney, St Anthony's Catholic Primary School http://t.co/ta5uNyYDHh
Our reporter Ian Lang is at Llanddulas, where he took this picture.
He told us homes there are being sandbagged but there is no imminent threat.
This is the scene in Colwyn Bay as severe weather lashes the promenade.
The conditions have forced some North Wales residents to leave their homes, with certain schools and roads also closed.
School Closure: Flint, Ysgol Croes Atti http://t.co/QtH6CCLP8K
School Closure: Sealand Primary School http://t.co/BYvdzvqfOQ
School Closure: Saltney Ferry Primary School http://t.co/zVLOqLOa2q
School Closure: Bryn Tirion Unit http://t.co/JF6Vo8U0OI
School Closure: Queensferry Community Primary School http://t.co/yNOIN9y3fN
School Closure: Saltney Wood Memorial Primary School http://t.co/aYSwrQT8Vb
The A548 Bagillt Road is closed both ways because of weather conditions between the B5121 Greenfield Road (Greenfield) and the A5119 Church Street (Flint).
Flood risk evacuation: Flintshire residents in the Greenfield to Bagillt area and the Point of Ayr area are be... http://t.co/aM6qdSeXmn
George Osborne says employment is expected to rise by 400,000 in 2013. Unemployment is forecast to fall from 7.6% this year to 7% in 2015 and 5.6% by 2018.
The Office for Budget Responsibility forecasts that private businesses will create 3.1 million more jobs by 2019, more than offsetting reductions in public sector workforce.
George Osborne has told the Commons the OBR forecast for growth in 2013 upgraded from 0.6% to 1.4%, for 2014 upgraded from 1.8% to 2.4%.