Not only the reception has grown, the number of volunteers who were touched by the poverty and who have found a concrete way of doing something about it via Poverello, has also grown. They come from all levels of society, all age-groups, some come one day a week and others stay permanently. Together the ensure that the food in prepared and served, that the dishes are done and that the premises are well-kept. This is a spontaneous and gratefull way to share part of your life with those who are caught in the margin of society. When trust grows, one becomes important for each other.