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It's been more than three weeks since hurricane sandy slam the East Coast but thousands of families are heading into Thanksgiving.
Without a way to cook that Turkey.
Because they still don't have power.
The latest numbers from the Long Island power authority report more than 30000 customers still in the dark.
Utility companies say the power grids are mostly back to normal but individual houses still need repairs but many people.
Don't have to go hungry on Turkey day thanks to a huge outpouring of help.
One charity organizer in New Jersey says more than 400 people offered to have -- victims over for Thanksgiving dinner.
And there are food distribution stations all over the city.
Eric shot is like bush seagate Brooklyn Eric what's the situation like real war.
-- many people are thankful and thinking about Turkey and the trimmings tomorrow -- Coney Island they're just happy with the basics.
Like toilet paper and paper towels they are relying on aid.
-- from the -- -- New York for their food.
-- distribution centers -- handing out food in the doing that the last three weeks 3000 people a day lineup because the supermarkets are still close for them.
It's their lifeline.
This would not -- his run out of a lot of things solid -- water.
And -- in need of things so people are still.
You know -- -- him.
I think god well you know charity helping people good -- -- -- included.
-- -- -- -- -- An -- seagate tonight -- -- caught -- the federal government to do more they say that if the Army Corps of Engineers for example.
Built up the -- is and the ball -- the severity of the damage you see behind me but that wouldn't happen and they certainly don't want it to happen again Trace.
Air do we have an idea -- how long the relief effort might last.
Yeah there's certainly -- last of the next week into the supermarkets get the power off but take a look at this.
Tomorrow the city -- distribute 29500.
Turkey dinners around New York.
Including the butterball as the apple pies and that cranberry sauce.
Even with their hardships those here tonight so they can still count their blessings Trace.
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