Maybe there is a single mother, that needs some help putting food on the table or just needs some encouragement.
Instead of buying that last gift, think about donating to a food bank, an energy assistance program to help keep heat on in someones house, make a donation to your favorite charity.
I always like to make a year end gift to the Denver Dumb Friends League.
If you can't give money, how about donating your time instead?
What are some of the things that you will be doing for others during the holiday season?