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Press page

This press page will give you links to press articles and publications which we have either found by volunteers or we knew of. The publications are not just locally but there are national and international publications relating to La Giraudière and the project. They will give you an insight into the impact a small project in a small French village can have and how it can achieve international recognition. Please enjoy and tell us if you find any !!

Press article Volunteer at Christmas

This press article refers to a Christmas Market which was held at La Giraudière in 2013. This article was written by the correspondent, Jean-Yves Delage, for the Charente Libre. Jean-Yves has written many article about our project and we so thankful for the contribution he as made to our Press Page. Read more about the Christmas Volunteering Project

Press Charente Libre article

Article from San Diego News USA

This link will take you to the first of three articles on Martin Jones Westlin’s summer vacation in France, during which he’s discovering some of the culture’s lesser-publicized traits through participation in a volunteer work program at La Giraudiere. This time, he looks at one instance that, thanks to some ingenious French hospitality, may have averted rethinking part of the trip. Westlin is editor of La Jolla Village News part of the San Diego News

Read more: San Diego Community News Group – No good deed goes unpunished in France

San diego news
America loves France

La Giraudière – Melting Pot of volunteers at Brossac

This article a worthy contender for our Press Page, published by the Charente Libre and written by Pascal Huord showing Paul with two Australian volunteers writes about the mixture of nationalities which have taken part at La Giraudière.

Volunteers melting pot
Melting pot at Brossac

Restoration House France – Press article in Australia

Barbara Booth has been a freelance journalist for over 20 years, published nationally in newspapers and magazines including The Age, The Canberra Times, The West Australian, Qantas Club magazine, Home Beautiful, and OzArts. Barbara arrived at La Giraudière in 2013 as a volunteer unknown to us she was going to make us a celebrity in Australia as two years later a package arrives at La Giraudière within which we find an Australian magazine and inside a three page, yes three pages, article about the culture exchange project here at La Giraudière.

Australian volunteers press article
Restoration House France
Volunteering at La Giraudiere – C’est l’auberge espagnole

Paul here with volunteers from Spain, UK, USA, Canada and Russia. An article published in 2011 in the Charente Libre. In the picture are two Spanish volunteers who help us to achieve the title of C’est l’auberge espagnole.

Auberge Espagnole
C’est L’auberge Espagnole
La Giraudiere Voluntourism – Peter Greenberg Worldwide travel

S. Greenberg (born January 20) is an American journalist. He is the CBS News Travel Editor, reporting regularly on The Early Show, its replacement CBS This Morning, and the CBS Evening News. He may be best known as the Travel Editor for NBC’s Today, CNBC and MSNBC from 1995 until 2009. He is also known as the travel detective. You can read Peter article about voluntourism projects and in particular La Giraudiere at La Giraudiere Voluntourism – “A worthy entry for our press page”

Petergreenberg Travel

Marché Noel à La Giraudiere 2013

Following the success of the Christmas markets in 2011 and 2012 a further was put in place for 2013 and again the press helped promote our events. A big thank you to the Charente Libre. Read more about Christmas in the Articles

Marché Noel

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