"Daily bread" is an Italian ngo operating in Milan operating since 1898.
Every day from Monday to Saturday volunteers distribute bread and other food to everyone in state of need, particularly weak and vulnerable.
Every day more than 2500 people swell the rows of who ask for food; more than 3.500 on Saturday.
Immigrants and Italians unemployed, pensioned; due to the internal and international economic crisis the number is increasing rapidly.
The average in 1991 was more or less of 80.000 people a year. For the first half of 2008 was already of 296.558.
Evaluations expects that for the end of 2009 the number of unemployed people reach the 12%.