Get your Text Santa Christmas Jumper Day fundraising kit

Get your Text Santa Christmas Jumper Day fundraising kit here and do your bit in a Christmas knit for Text Santa!

Get ready to feel all warm and fuzzy because we’ve teamed up with Macmillan Cancer Support, Make-A-Wish UK and Save the Children to make Christmas Jumper Day even bigger this year!

Our fundraising kit is bursting at the seams with top tips, fundraising advice and festive ideas to help you sweater up and share the jumper joy this December!

Whether you go wacky in your woolly, or simply wear your festive jumper with friends, at work or at school on Friday 18 December, fundraise for Text Santa and help give hope this Christmas

Do your bit in a Christmas knit. Sign up today to receive your Text Santa Christmas Jumper Day fundraising kit.

Calling all teachers! Text Santa needs your help

Get ready for some end of term festive fun and help give hope to others this Christmas!

Sign up to get your Text Santa Christmas Jumper Day teacher’s fundraising kit and encourage the whole school to join in the festivities! Our fundraising kit is full of tips on creating crafty knits (no need to splash out on snazzy sweaters), fundraising advice, and ideas to help you plan fun activities to share the jumper joy around your school this December

Text Santa's back!

Just hear those sleigh bells jinglin’, ring ting tinglin’ too! Text Santa is BACK, and this year we’re asking you to do your bit in a Christmas knit for our Text Santa Christmas Jumper Day extravaganza!

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be lighting up your screens in a three-hour Christmas charity appeal spectacular on Friday 18 December, supporting Macmillan Cancer Support, Make-A-Wish UK and Save the Children to give hope to those in need at Christmas. And this time, we’ll be doing it in our favourite Christmas jumpers!

We’ve already raised a spectacular £21million since the appeal began all those Christmases ago in 2011, and with your help, we want to make that figure even higher!

Whether you're taking part at work, at school, or with your friends, find out how you and your Christmas jumper can get involved. Don’t forget to stay up-to-date with all the festive fun, as it’s announced, by following Text Santa on Twitter, Instagram and giving us a Like on Facebook.

Meet our charity partners

We are proud to announce that Macmillan Cancer Support, Make-A-Wish UK and Save the Children are the three beneficiary charities of this year’s Text Santa Appeal.

Text Santa is now in its fifth year and has so far raised over £21million for UK charities. The annual Appeal​ ​not only raises much-needed funds but also helps to increase awareness of the vital work of our charity partners by leveraging ITV’s reach to millions of viewers across the UK.

Text Santa is one of ITV’s on-air campaigns where we use our reach to mass audiences to help make a difference. More information about our on-air campaigns can be found here.

How your money has helped

Text Santa aims to give hope to those in need at Christmas, and since 2011, you’ve helped us to raise over £21million in support of over 22 different charities.

Last year alone your donations helped to provide 45,000 hours of specialist care to help young people fight cancer, support over 3,600 people suffering from dementia, and provide 51,650 hours of care to children and their families. And that’s just the start of it!

It's a record breaker!

The fourth annual Text Santa appeal has been our most successful ever, increasing the total raised by a massive 20% from 2013.

With the help George Clooney’s role in a specially-written sketch of Downton Abbey and Phillip Schofield’s record-breaking 24 hours round-the-clock presenting - and of course your very generous donations - Text Santa 2014 has raised a whopping £6.2 million for our six UK-based charities.

And the fundraising isn't over yet: don't forget you can still donate until January 31 either online or by visiting a branch of Santander.

This year’s fundraising means that Text Santa's six charities - Teenage Cancer Trust, Guide Dogs, WellChild, Marie Curie Cancer Care, Alzheimer’s Society and Together for Short Lives - will receive a cheque for more than £1,000,000. The first instalment has already been paid to the charities (the rest will be paid by April), which means that already YOUR donations are changing people's lives.

Since 2011, Text Santa has now raised more than £21 million for charities in the country, and since ITV covers all the operational costs, 100% of all donations goes direct to the people who need it.