The Cavaliers Family Wants You to Be a COMMUNITY MVP

Community MVP

CLEVELAND, OH - January 11, 2012 - Through a unique partnership between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Business Volunteers Unlimited (BVU): The Center for Nonprofit Excellence, you can step up to the line and make a positive impact in our community by volunteering. Volunteers who log four or more service hours receive a buy-one-get-one free ticket offer to upcoming Cleveland Cavaliers, Lake Erie Monsters and Canton Charge games or Quicken Loans Arena events.

Whether you enjoy basketball, hockey, princesses, or monster trucks, there is something for everyone who volunteers to be a Community MVP. Volunteers can find opportunities at participating nonprofits through BVU's Volunteer Center, an online resource that allows individuals and groups to search, find, and directly connect with hundreds of nonprofits with volunteer needs.

Join the thousands of volunteers who are lending a helping hand to make a slam dunk in our community. Visit to find out how to register, find available opportunities and log your Community MVP hours.


  • Cavaliers vs. Chicago - Fri., January 20th @ 7:30 p.m. (Black Heritage Celebration)
  • Cavaliers vs. LA Clippers - Wed., February 8th @ 7:00 p.m. (CavFanatic Night)
  • Cavaliers vs. Chicago - Fri., March 2nd @ 7:30 p.m. (Turn Back the Clock Night)
  • Cavaliers vs. Milwaukee - Fri., March 30th @ 7:30 p.m. (Boy Scout Night)
  • Cavaliers vs. Washington - Wed., April 25th @ 7:00 p.m. (Kids Day)


  • Monsters vs. Oklahoma City - Sat., January 21st @ 7:30 p.m. (Cleveland Rocks Night)
  • Monsters vs. Charlotte - Sat., March 3rd @ 7:30 p.m. (Cleveland Browns Night)
  • Monsters vs. Rockford - Fri., April 6th @ 7:30 p.m. (Dollar Dog Night)


  • Charge vs. Iowa - Sat., March 10th @ 1:00 p.m.
  • Charge vs. Erie - Sat., April 7th @ 7:30 p.m.


  • Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream
  • Sat., January 14th @ 7:00 p.m.


  • Fri., February 24th @ 7:30 p.m.
  • Sat., February 25th @ 2:00 p.m.
  • Sat., February 25th @ 7:30 p.m.
  • Sun., February 26th @ 2:00 p.m.

About BVU: The Center for Nonprofit Excellence: BVU is a Northeast Ohio-based organization that strengthens nonprofits by involving thousands of volunteers from the community; engaging hundreds of business executives and professionals on nonprofit boards of directors; and providing leading-edge board and management consulting and training services for nonprofits.

About the Volunteer Center at BVU: The Volunteer Center at BVU is a FREE service for volunteers and nonprofit organizations with ongoing and one-time volunteer opportunities for groups and individuals. The Volunteer Center at BVU is the clearinghouse of volunteer activities in Northeast Ohio, referring individuals and school, youth, senior and faith-based groups to nonprofit organizations. In its 18-year history, BVU has made over 100,000 volunteer referrals to more than 1,500 nonprofits. Visit for more information.