C1555_R190_bg-content-welcomemat1Jose Wejebe “Spanish Fly” Memorial Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization under the tax-exempt code, and headquartered in Summerland Key Florida.  The mission of the Jose Wejebe Spanish Fly Memorial Foundation is to honor Jose’s legacy by making fishing dreams come true for those who face life-impacting challenges.

“The Spanish Fly Spirit lives in all of us.”



Inshore, offshore and a dose of Vitamin Sea

Like anyone coming to the Florida Keys, it’s a vacation that you will never forget. With every planning of our Foundation trips, we strive to make it something that will boost spirits and make memories that will last a lifetime. While it is incredibility exciting for the kids, it means a lot to the whole family. […]


Back to the Keys with a special first Wesley House trip

It’s hard to believe it’s been five years since my father’s passing. In those five years, his Foundation has partnered with Make A Wish, the Outdoor Dream Foundation, and the VA Hospital of Miami. Like Jose, we are always looking for new relationships to broaden the diversity of individuals while still staying true to what […]


“You take this one, I’m catching all the fish” – Alex’s story

Guest post from Jeremy Wilkerson, Director of Community Development, Wesley House Family Services. Wesley House is a Foundation partner and nationally accredited not-for-profit organization dedicated to protecting and nurturing children, and strengthening families. Wow, what a day. Alex had a great time. We were all concerned about the weather, but the sun broke through the clouds and pushed […]

Spanish Fly Music Festival 2018

Save the Date: Spanish Fly Music Festival 2018

Our first annual Spanish Fly Music Festival was such a success, we’re already planning to do it again! Be sure to save the date for March 25, 2018. Additional details and ticket information to follow.

FishForJose Dave the Date 2018

Save the Date: #FishForJose 2018

It’s never too early to begin planning for our next #fishforjose event featuring music, drinks, auctions, food and of course, fishing! Mark your calendars for January 26 – 29, 2018. More details and ticket information to follow!

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Announcing our New Partnership with Wesley House Family Services

Among the relationships we’ve developed with a wonderful group of non-profit organizations, Wesley House Family Services is special because it’s local. Adoption and foster care are privatized in Florida, and Wesley House is the only local organization that facilitates those services. Wesley House is a nationally accredited not-for-profit organization dedicated to protecting and nurturing children, […]