The Rochdale Herald, NewsThump and The Southend News Network bring you the opportunity to take part in our Blooming Massive Secret Santa Appeal.
Thousands of children living in poverty or in care are going to go without this Christmas. The gifts you buy will be shipped straight to the people distributing to parents and carers to give these kids a surprise on Christmas Day. Please do whatever you can. Merry Christmas and thank you for reading.
Is there a cooler gift than a guitar. Of course there isn't. And for about £20 this has to be the best value gift on the list. Do you play the guitar? Buy one for a kid who is otherwise never getting one. No stairway to heaven!
Teenage girls needs presents. A great hair dryer with good reviews. Maybe you could pair this up with the straighteners further down the list. We may consider these items as an essential but when you're on the breadline this is very much a luxury.