On Thursday, as some of us dig into a big turkey dinner, hundreds of people in the community will not be able to afford such a feast.
Others may not have any friends or family in the area to celebrate with.
A Galax restaurant is stepping up to make sure everyone, regardless of their situation, can have a Thanksgiving meal this week.
Crawdaddy's Cajun Cafe, on Washington Street in Galax, will open its doors to anyone on Thursday for a free meal.
Chaz Cecil, owner and chef at Crawdaddy's, is a Fries native who trained extensively as a chef in New Orleans.