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Through grants, professional partnerships, and personal donations, First Friday Music Club strives to provide a creative outlet for children ages 6 and up, to realize their potential as musical artists!

There are several easy ways that you can help:

  • Sponsor our monthly shows at Humphrey’s Backstage
  • Sponsor a student
  • Provide raffle items for our shows – instruments, equipment, gift certificates
  • Sponsor stages for our larger community performances 
  • Sponsor enrichment programs at our schools 

The possibilities are endless!

Donate now and rock a kids world!  

Please contact:  

Glen Fisher


FFMC is a 501c3 non-profit organization and all donations are tax deductible. 


  • Coaching Correia Middle School Guitar class 1 hour a week and Jazz class when asked, more if needed - cost for one school year $2,500.00+ 
  • Coaching PLHS Guitar classes 2 hours a week - cost for one school year $3500+
  • Correia Jazz Band 4-day Workshop & concert with  Artists in Residence - cost $5000.00
  • Performing at fundraisers and public events- cost depends on event -
  • We sponsor students- cost approx. $120/month each student 
  • Professional musicians and students performing once a month at a local venue - cost $250-$300/month
  • Selected students of Glen's are performing at local Restaurants & events - cost minimum $300/event
  • Expanding the possibilities of students recording in a professional studio environment  

Groovin on the Point 3 - June 2015 FFMC/CIMA fundraiser

Groovin’ on the Point 3 on June 6, 2015 was a big success!

A fundraiser benefitting First Friday Music Club & Correia Instrumental Music Association 


¯ HUMPHREYS for providing us with an amazing venue! 

¯ Jennifer Smith and Family for her $300 Gift Basket of Bliss Beauty Product and her continuous support of the FFC with baskets!

¯ Prentice St. Clair, president of Detail in Progress for his Interior OR Exterior Car Detail valued $175.  

¯ Detail in Progress/president Prentice St.Clair for the $50 Quarterdeck Restaurant & Bar gift card @ The Bay Club

¯ The McLaughlin Family for the $100 Fleming’s Steakhouse & Winebar gift card 

¯ The Sherman Family for a $50 Cohn Restaurant gift card 

¯ Kevyn Lettau for one Vocal lesson valued at $65 

¯ The Bay Club for a Dinner for 2 @ the Quarterdeck  Restaurant and Bar @ The Bay Club acquired by Prentice St.Clair 

¯ Dana Irby and Family for a Brunch for 2 @ Humphreys  

¯ The McKay Family for donating a 30 Minute Massage gift certificate to The Hidden Spa valued $30  

¯ Brenda  Jongo for 4 O’Bistro gift certificates each $25 and her continued support of the FFMC with gift certificates, acquired by Melalee Trovato! 

¯ The Grim Family for a $25 Regal Movie Pass  

¯ CIMA/ Marc Dwyer for 2 tickets to Knotts Berry Farm 

¯ Katie Anderson, FFMC board member, for manning the door, selling tickets, and helping setting up and breaking down and anything else that was needed for 7 hours! 

¯ Cynthia YoderFFMC secretary, for being an amazing MC for the whole event, also helping with set up and break down – that’s about 6 hours! 

¯ Prentice St.Clair for taking on the task of transporting & setting up the chairs for Guitar class & Jazz band, even though his kids have already graduated from Correia MS! 

¯ Carl Nuffer for helping with the stage set-up 

¯ All the Bands that performedCMS Guitar, Choir & Jazz Band; FFMC student bands: members of ‘Soul Arch’, ‘Hope & Chaos’, ‘The Anonymous’, ‘Out of Options’, ‘The Openers’, ‘ALL STARS & Alumni’ of the First Friday Music Club!

¯ Musical Director Marc Dwyer & Ina Soliz & CIMA for making sure the kids showed up at Humphreys 

 THANK YOU for coming, donating, listening and supporting your children on their musical journey!

Glen Fisher, president & the FFMC Board

2017 Donors

2017 DONORS:

  • Ryan Family Charitable Foundation  $5000
  • Point Loma Summer Concerts $2500
  • Tanner Fox, Inc. $5000
  • OB Woman's Club $500
  • Mary Kelly Clifton $500
  • James Ketchum $500
  • Kerry & Christina McKay $200
  • Brooks Family $200
  • Marketa Hankova & Family $100
  • Pretice StClair & Detail in Progress $100
  • Rhea Family $50
  • and monthly donations and gifts of things & time from all of YOU!




2016 Donors

2016 DONORS Thank You!

  • Ryan Family Charitable Foundation  
  • Hervey Family non-endowment Fund at the San Diego Foundation 
  • Point Loma Summer Concerts 
  • James & Jill Ketchum
  • Dean Butterfield
  • Gregory Vaickus
  • Tom & Jessica Ryan 
  • Valerie & Bill Anders
  •  Carl & Gayle Nuffer 
  • Richard & Dana Irby
  • Larry Zeiger
  • Kerry & Christina McKay
  • Ritva Smith
  • Terry Koehler
  • Molly Bishop Allen
  • Mary Nuffer
  • Eric & Lori Anders
  • John & Simone O'Connell
  • Mark & Becky Rhea
  • Lister Family
  • Ingrid Qirko
  • Fred & Mona Espinosa
  • Sydnie Moore
  • Stacy Carlson
  • Cynthia Queen (Yoder Family)
  • Karen Jimenez
  • Gordon & Carolyn Hoard
  • Kevyn Lettau
  • Kathleen L. Casa
  • Douglas & Joy Brewster   
  • San Diego Shakespeare Society for a Family Membership valued $50, 2 tickets to celebrity Sonets at the Old Globe valued $40, and the generosity of Board President Alex Sandie.

2015 Donors

2015 DONORS   Thank You 

  • Hervey Family Non-Endowment Fund at the San Diego Foundation 
  • Point Loma Summer Concerts 
  • The Nuffer Family
  • Valerie Anders 
  • Tom & Jessica Ryan
  • Kerry McKerry & Christina Gilmore McKay  
  • Denise Vetter 
  • Dean Butterfield 
  • Brittany Judy
  • Elisabeth Banham
  • Rhea Family
  • Sherman Family
  • McLaughlin Family
  • Susan Gedestad
  • Detail in Progress/ Prentice St.Clair
  • Jon Koehler
  • Humphreys Backstage Live, O'Bistro & Point Break Cafe
  • Jennifer Smith & Family
  • Brenda Jonga / O'Bistro Cafe  
  • Kevyn Lettau  
  • The FFMC Board: Cynthia Queen, Judy Fisher, Katie Anderson, Christina Gilmore, Mary Kelly Clifton, Maya Grim!
  • Parents, parents, parents!!!
  • Family, Friends, Fans!

2014 Donors


Thank You

  • to The Point Loma Summer Concerts for their $2500 grant!
  • to Valerie E. Anders for her $300 donation!
  • to Richard Lindsay for the $60 donation!
  • to Mary Nuffer for her $50 donation!
  • to Kathleen Nuffer for the $50 donation!
  • to Kathleen Casas for the $100 donation!
  • to Sherryl Nuffer Roonan for the $100 donation!
  • to Richard & Karen Ann Jimenez for their $50 donation!
  • to Craig & Lindy Mamer for their $50 donation!
  • to Laura Schaefer for her $50 donation!
  • to  Ann & Ned Chambers M.D. for their $50 donation!
  • to Douglas & Cristina Whitlow Stow for their $50 donation!
  • to Douglas Brewster for his $50 donation!
  • to Dean Butterfield for all his support & $200 donation!
  • to Gayle & Carl Nuffer for donating their home for two great fundraisers!
  • to Chuck Eggers for his repeat help in providing sound for FFC events! 
  • to Richard and Dana Irby for donating $50
  • to Stephanie & Grant Teeple for donating $200
  • to Ann & Mike Rauch for donating $100
  • to Jessy & Amy Denney for donating $100
  • to Anonymous Donor for donating drinks and Catering services to a FFC fundraiser
  • to Mary Kelly Clifton for donating $500
  • to The Bay Club Hotel & Marina for donating a One Night Island Getaway 
  • to The Bay Club Bar & Restaurant for donating a Dinner for Two 
  • to  Detail in Progress, Inc. for donating a $50 gift certificate to The Bay Club Bar & Restaurant
  • to Native Food for donating a $50 gift certificate & cookbook
  • to Paradise Nails & Spa for donating 2 gift certificates worth $64 to their salon
  • to the Hervey Family Non-Endowment Fund at the San Diego Foundation for their repeated $5000 donation!
  • to Carl and Gayle Nuffer for donating $250 at our adult student concert.
  • to Jenn Smith and Family for donating monthly baskets of 'Bliss Beauty Items' worth up to $500 for our concert raffles at Humphreys & Point Break Cafe!
  • to Brenda, owner of O'Bistro Cafe for her continuous support of the FFC with gift certificates to the restaurant!
  • to ALL of YOU who came to our amazing New Year's Day Concert at the Kona Kai. It was a lot of fun, talent & a good way to start the New Year!

2013 Donors

Donors in 2013

  • Hervey Family Non-Endowment Fund at the San Diego Foundation
  • The Reuben H.Fleet Foundation at the San Diego Foundation
  • Point Loma Summer Concerts & Point Loma Association
  • O'Bistro for donating endless gift certificates
  • Jennifer Smith for donating many Gift Baskets 
  • Kevyn Lettau for gift certificates to vocal lessons
  • Chuck and Sandra Eggers
  • Carl and Gayle Nuffer
  • Kerry and Christina McKay
  • Molly Allen
  • Don & Janice Albarez
  • Gretchen Rusch - Magers
  • Michael Kirsch
  • Nazarene University
  • NTC Foundation
  • Koehler Kraft
  • St.Peters by the Sea
  • Parents, Grandparents, friends, relatives & FFC lovers
  • Anonymous Donor

2012 Donors

Donors in 2012
  • Scott E. Clifton
  • Mary Kelly Clifton
  • The Hervey Family through the San Diego Foundation
  • Correia Instrumental Music Association (CIMA)
  • Point Loma Foundation (Summer Concerts)
  • Friends of Silver Gate (Lomapalooza fundraiser)
  • Carl & Gayle Nuffer
  • Janet Wilson
  • Anonymous donor
  • Parents, grandparents, relatives, friends & fans!!!

2011 Donors

Donors in 2011
  • Mary & Scott Clifton
  • The Hervey Family through the San Diego Foundation
  • The Ryan Family Charitable Foundation
  • Correia Instrumental Music Association (CIMA)
  • The San Diego Shakespeare Society
  • Point Loma Foundation (Summer Concerts)
  • The Wounded EOD Warrior Foundation
  • Kevyn Lettau & her students putting on a fundraiser
  • Leslie Vaughn initiating a donation through her casting firm
  • Joe & Molly Allen
  • Nate & Lam Allen
  • Carl & Gayle Nuffer
  • Don & Janice Albares
  • All Over the Place (band donating scholarship money)
  • Smartscapes, Inc. (owner Fred Espinosa)
  • 2 anonymous donors
  • Parents, grandparents, relatives, friends & fans!!!