Charity auction for Text Santa

Published Sunday, 08 December 2013
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The third annual Text Santa charity appeal returns to UTV later this month and a host of famous faces have offered up a selection of items for its charity auction.

Charity auction for Text Santa
Text Santa returns for its third annual charity appeal. (© ITV)

Articles on offer include a life sized replica of Phillip Schofield's head made of chocolate, studio and set tours of some of ITV's biggest shows, Daybreak, This Morning and The Jonathon Ross Show, as well as costumes, props and memorabilia and signed One Direction goodies.

100% of the profits made from the winning bids for each of the prizes will go directly to this year's selected charities.

This year your donations will help Text Santa to raise money and awareness for six UK based charities - Age UK, Barnardo's, BeatBullying, British Heart Foundation, CLIC Sargent and Help the Hospices.

Presented by Ant & Dec, Phillip Schofield & Holly Willoughby and Paddy McGuinness & NI's Christine Bleakley, Text Santa will include an exclusive performance from Robbie Williams, plus many more special guests and live entertainment.

And throughout the night a host of famous faces will highlight the needs of each of this year's selected charities and demonstrate what the money raised can achieve.

A full list of items for the Text Santa charity auction are available here.

Text Santa airs live on UTV on Friday 20 December from 8pm.

Viewers will be able donate throughout the night using JustTextGiving by Vodafone. The service is free on any network so 100% of the donation will go to the charities. Donations can also be made online at

The terms and conditions for the Text Santa Appeal 2013 Donation Service can be found here.

© UTV News
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