Text Santa 2012

The Text Santa appeal is raising funds for charities offering life-changing services to vulnerable people throughout the UK. This year’s charities are Age UK, Anthony Nolan, Carers UK, Marie Curie Cancer Care, Together for Short Lives and Whizz-Kidz.

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ITV's text Santa appeal speaks to 'The carers'

For the thousands of people who are full time carers for family or friends taking a real break is difficult at Christmas without the support and advice from a charity specially for carers.

James Wright went along to meet one of those who's thankful for that help.

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