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There’s no denying there are some amazingly good deals on Cyber Monday and Black Friday. Our mouse hand is still sore from all the clicking, booking and buying we did, so we’re not judging anyone who spent big these last few days. But a new movement about just the opposite has been picking up steam and, honestly, it’s making us feel a lot better about the tropical holiday we just booked online.

Giving Tuesday—or, #GivingTuesday—as you may have seen it on your favourite social media platform, is an initiative aimed at piggybacking on the consumerist momentum of the crazy promotional holidays surrounding American Thanksgiving and raising funds and awareness for charity.

Kinda like a detox after you nearly OD’d on shopping this weekend.

It was a concept born in New York City in 2012, and it’s been rapidly gaining momentum since—Canada hopped on board in 2013. Last year, 71 nations got in on the giving, raising $116.7 million and garnering 1.3 million social media mentions. We’re betting that both those numbers are much higher this year.

“We have two days that are good for the economy. Now we have a day that is good for the community too,” the Canadian website reads.

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If you want to cleanse your consumerist soul and donate, you can do so on the Ready-to-Go donations page on GivingTuesday.ca. It’s easy to search your charity or organization of choice, and make a contribution online. Just enter the name (Red Cross, UNICEF, etc) or a keyword (we searched “women” and found 18 pages of various organizations seeking financial aid), select your city and province. You’ll be presented with results, then redirected to the foundation’s official website once you click.

But #GivingTuesday isn’t just about money. If you’re pinching your pennies (okay, we know pennies are obsolete, but “pinching your nickles” just doesn’t have the same ring), you can volunteer your time, too. The entire campaign is based around giving back, no matter how you decide to do it.

The Canadian chapter of Giving Tuesday is backed by a handful of partners including the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canada Helps, Habitat for Humanity, The Walrus and more.

Frankly, this whole giving thing is a giant gulp of fresh air after Black Friday and Cyber Monday have us feeling we can’t catch a breath.