A volunteer serves a free Thanksgiving dinner in the Rockaways section of Queens, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, in New York. The American harvest holiday came as portions of the Northeast still were reeling from Sandy's havoc, and volunteers planned to serve thousands of turkey dinners to people it left homeless or struggling. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Photo by: John Minchillo

A volunteer serves a free Thanksgiving dinner in the Rockaways section of Queens, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, in New York. The American harvest holiday came as portions of the Northeast still were reeling from Sandy's havoc, and volunteers planned to serve thousands of turkey dinners to people it left homeless or struggling. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)