I see so little really good design lately, this is one case: identity / Sainte Marie design textile by La Mamzelle
One community service project seemed to lead to another for Michael Patterson, grown homeschooler. He shares a variety of service project ideas in here that could work for your family. And as Michael reminds us, "Kids don't have to wait to become adults to be heroes."
Try a different approach to recruiting volunteers.
Workplace Fundraising Ideas - Nice list of ideas for raising funds in your workplace. It's from the County Air Ambulance Trust in the UK and the link is to the PDF download. More fun fundraiser event ideas here: www.FundraiserHelp.com/fundraising-ideas/