BVU in the news

February 2022

WKYC ‘We the People’

Homeless Stand Down Feature

Sue Kirchner, a Homeless Stand Down volunteer for the past 4 years, discusses seeing the joy and respect given to each guest – and why you should volunteer on April 23. 

February 2022

BVU Press Advisory

Homeless Stand Down 2022 Live at FirstEnergy Stadium

Hundreds of volunteers, thousands of community members served. Save the date for April 23, 2022. 

December 2021

Cleveland Magazine

Cleveland Magazine’s 500 leaders, doers, visionaries, and idea generators who help shape the city.

Excerpt from page 7- “Goldberg encourages new residents to Cleveland who are eager to serve on boards and participate in meaningful volunteer work to connect with Business Volunteers Unlimited (BVU), which has offices in Cleveland and Akron. The organization provides services to nonprofits and businesses that include board governance, as well as corporate and community involvement.”

November 18, 2021

News 5 Cleveland

Not just for the holidays — local non-profit creates ‘one stop shop for volunteering’ all year long

“Business Volunteers Unlimited (BVU),” has created a one stop shop for finding ways to volunteer around Northeast Ohio all year long. The BVU team helps connect local companies, families and individuals to other non-profits in need of help.

October 7, 2021

Smart Business News

SmartBusiness Progressive Woman Award: BVU President and CEO, Elizabeth Voudouris

SmartBusiness News celebrates progressive women leaders in the Northeast Ohio community.

August 3, 2021

Crain’s Cleveland Business

Landscape podcast: Elizabeth Voudouris highlights mission of Business Volunteers Unlimited

Dan Polletta of Crain’s Cleveland podcast,  welcomed Elizabeth Voudouris, who recently became president and CEO of BVU, to talk about how its platform enables businesses to effectively pursue community engagement, volunteerism, and nonprofit board participation. Plus, hear how BVU has expanded its suite of services over the years to include training, consulting, governance, strategic planning, and more.

June 16, 2021


Randy McShepard & Elizabeth Voudouris – Minority Pipeline Initiative Taskforce

Minority Pipeline Initiative leaders Randy McShepard and Elizabeth Voudouris sit down (over Zoom) for the “Everyday Champion” segment on WKYC.

June 13, 2021

Business Volunteers Unlimited helping nonprofits to diversify their boards of directors 

The Minority Pipeline Initiatives has been linking board members to nonprofits since 2008. 

April 1, 2021

Smart Business Cleveland

BVU Named Smart Culture Award Honoree

“Business Volunteers Unlimited practices what it preaches. Volunteerism makes employees feel engaged in their community and with their coworkers, and BVU breeds an environment of collaboration that builds through internal and external projects and volunteerism.” 

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