Blue Point, NY- Friday night at 7pm, driveways and porches in Blue Point and in various towns across Long Island will be lit with candles and lights in remembrance of Blue Point native, Gabby Petito. The Johnny Mac Foundation, where Gabby’s mom, Nichole Schmit, is a board member, are raising funds for the Petito family. A facebook page has been created to accept donations for the Shine the Light fundraiser, with a goal of raising $20,000.
Photo: People donate money and distribute candles that will be later lit in unison in support of the Petito family in Blue Point Nature Preserve Park in Blue Point, N.Y., on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021. Search teams were back out at a Florida nature park to look for the boyfriend of Gabby Petito, the young woman who authorities say was killed while on a cross-country trip with him. (AP Photo/Brittainy Newman)