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Welcome back right now millions of Americans are likely loosening their belts and nurse CNET Turkey hangover here in New York City the holiday kicked off the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade it now in -- 86 years.
The new parade route though broader right down sixth avenue for the very first time giving Fox -- front row view.
The balloons brought some much need each year to a region it's still stuck suffering after super storm sandy.
For many in new York -- New Jersey there is no home left where a family can gather this holiday and no big feast either.
Just what they can manage to find -- soup kitchens but some organizations have joined together to make sure these folks still have planning for which to be thankful.
And -- and it's live -- -- newsroom staff.
He did spend some time with some of the victims in the hardest hit areas how are they spending Thanksgiving still without any power or heat.
Battle getting into you Greg aid groups businesses and religious institutions really stepping up to -- folks in need.
And they need is certainly higher because of super -- sandy rock and wrap it up bringing -- and nothing to defeat a thousand people at the first congregational church and Far Rockaway queens.
In previous years they fed 600.
Many of the volunteers are sandy victims themselves some are parents teaching their kids their reason for the season.
When you take rides through here in Far Rockaway in Oceanside and and -- more mass of people are still massive devastation on.
Horrendous -- And it's no good and -- it out -- help other people.
He could isn't really that we thought that -- your bed but other people are -- The outreach is not just about food it's also therapeutic Percy -- victims to talk to volunteers many of them.
Have been cold wet in the dark and alone for several weeks now -- And the church suffered some of the brunt of the storm as well I certainly did first congregational church was devastated by flooding to.
They were -- generator power that folks in need we're just happy to have a hot meal.
-- thank god and I just think people who buckling.
Nobody came together and no locals tourists are yours with Stanley but I think with the storm everybody became of him.
The New York Giants football team is funding the -- -- in giving away free geared to keep the victims more.
Are victims in some of the other hard hit areas holding up well in -- point for example New York governor Andrew Cuomo really stepping up also handing out meals for first responders.
And by day's end -- New York City is expecting to give it more than 26500.
Turkey dinners at the city's.
Thirty food distribution sites in the American Red Cross which has already served six point six million meals and snacks they say since the storm hit.
Went to serve 35000.
Hot holiday meals of Turkey mashed potatoes.
An apple pie by the end of the day as well a lot of folks coming to the rescue and a deployment thanks very happy Thanksgiving.
You too well you know it's.
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