So many families have been displaced by Hurricane Sandy and with Thanksgiving just around the corner (it's only a week away! Ack!) one local resident wants those in need to have a chance to enjoy the holiday.

Stephanie Salardino has organized Thanksgathering, set for Wednesday, November 21 at 5 p.m. at the Point Pleasant Beach Elks Lodge (820 Arnold Ave.)

She has gotten support from local restaurants like Surf Taco, 709 Point Beach, Martell's Tiki Bar, Spano's, Hoffman's Ice Cream, Bubbakoo's Burritos, Longboard Grill and more.

Families in need can stop by any time after 5 p.m. with no reservations necessary. If you have questions, or you'd like to help out, you can call Stephanie at 908-420-8954.

It may not be a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, but aren't the holidays more about the people you're with anyway?

Will Thanksgiving be different for you this year? Tell us how in the comment section below!