Cyber Giving Monday Is Charitable Alternative To Cyber Monday (TWITTER SLIDESHOW)

11/28/2011 03:33 pm ET

It's the perfect response to Cyber Monday: Cyber Giving Monday. HuffPost blogger Carlo Lorenzo Garcia is urging donors to take a different approach to filling up an online virtual cart with goods.

Using the hashtag #CyberGivingMonday, he's got Twitter aflutter with people donating to their favorite causes.

Garcia himself is giving to 24 charities in 24 hours.

So instead of spending money on gifts today, give to a charity. Or, take that money you saved from online deals and donate it to a worthy cause.

Someone in need -- and your bank account -- will thank you.

Check out our slideshow below to see who's hopped on the #CyberGivingTrend: