Kung fu, schmung fu! Donate an art supply kit so one of the giant pandas at the National Zoo can, yes, paint pictures—a mentally stimulating activity thought to improve the well-being of animals living in captivity.
Outfit a child facing chronic illness or disability with a handmade costume he or she can wear during an interactive theatrical performance at one of more than 50 hospitals, schools, and community centers in New York City and Washington, D.C.
Provide silk-screen ink or other art supplies for ten participants in craft workshops held by the Laundromat Project, a nonprofit that brings arts education to one of the busiest locations in low-income communities: the local washeteria.
Cover one year of medical expenses—including vaccines, sanitary napkins, and dental care—for an aspiring female student in a developing country like Nepal, so she can attend school regularly and become the first in her family to graduate secondary school.