Metropolitan Fine Arts Center in Alexandria, VA, recently donated $5000 to Make-A-Wish Foundation, thanks to a simple and successful fundraising project. In December, the studio pledged $1 to the organization for every Nutcracker ticket sold. And get this: the money came from a single, sold-out performance weekend! Way to go, dancers.

There are tons of great ways to raise money for charitable organizations, and donating a small portion of ticket sales is just one. For other creative ideas, check out "Feel Good Fundraising," and be sure to let us know about your next project.