Phillip Schofield will launch ITV's annual appeal Text Santa on the 1st December, with 24 hours live broadcast across ITV, more exciting details will follow soon.
Are you Britain's craftiest kid? Good Morning Britain has launched a Christmas stocking competition and they want your designs!
The winner will see their stocking made into a kit to be sold across the UK - with a donation (50p) from each kit going straight to the Text Santa appeal. Pens at the ready, it's time to get drawing!
Here comes Text Santa! We're very excited to reveal that Alesha Dixon has joined our line-up of presenters this year for another three-hour Christmas charity appeal extravaganza on Friday 19 December.
This year's Text Santa is bigger than ever, with live music from your favourite chart-toppers, the cast of Corrie as you've never seen them before, a Christmassy version of The Cube and a very special appearance by one George Clooney all lined up.
Alesha will join Paddy McGuinness, Ant and Dec, and Phillip Schofield and Christine Bleakley, with each duo presenting an hour of the non-stop fun we've got in store to help raise awareness and those all-important donations for our six charities.
We've already raised £15million since Text Santa started back in 2011, and we need your help to make that figure even higher - so get the 19th December in your diary now!
I hope everyone digs deep and joins in the fun with me and the rest of the gang on December 19
Hollywood star George Clooney will make a guest appearance with Downton Abbey for Text Santa. The specially-written sketch has already been filmed and will appear in December along with many other exciting surprises in Text Santa, ITV's annual charity appeal. Stay tuned for more details about the three hour entertainment extravaganza - coming soon!
Keep your eyes peeled for more exciting news here at itv.com/textsanta!
Text Santa and CITV are launching a brand new competition called Share a Christmas Story!
A festive version of CITV’s original Share a Story competition, youngsters will be asked to write a short story involving Santa and the theme of sharing at Christmas. This is the first of many exciting ways to get involved and show your support for Text Santa this year!
The winning story will be animated and shown on both CITV & online. All stories must be received by 26th September and you need to be 5-12 years old to enter. To find out how to enter click here, and don’t forget to ask your guardian’s permission before taking part.
We're thrilled to reveal our charities for Text Santa 2014.
UK based charities were invited to apply to become a Text Santa beneficiary for 2014’s appeal. Following a stringent selection process, we are proud to announce the six that were chosen are...
Read more about all of our 2014 charities here
Applications are now closed for another year! Thanks to all of the charities that have applied.