Jose 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.”
Planning of the trip…. Every trip the Foundation plans takes a lot of coordination. Sometimes this works seamlessly, sometimes not so much. For the veterans trip in December some of the dates got mixed up between Captain Mike Weinhoffer (who was originally going to do the trip) our vets, and myself. Needless to say Mike […]
This year, Easter happened on the same weekend as the third anniversary of my dad’s passing (April 6). At the Foundation, we plan special tributes like #pickupforjose. We asked people to collect trash in and around the water as away to connect with my dad’s passion for the environment. I am always very grateful for […]
Each trip is special for different reasons. Always at the heart of these reasons are the families, and Dylan Blair’s was no exception. He brought with him his parents Jeff and April, along with his brother Matthew and sister Carly. They shared with us our first trip using the original Spanish Fly 34 foot Sea […]
First off, I wanted to say that coming onboard with such an awesome organization has been the experience of a lifetime. Never in my wildest dreams would I have thought I would be where I am now working with the Jose Wejebe Memorial Foundation, it has definitely been a dream come true for me. Getting […]
#FISHFORJOSE PARTY IN KEY WEST All friends and family of Jose, and friends of the Foundation, are invited to go out fishing for the day and meet up at the deck of Key West Harbour for a Fish Fry Dinner and party. Along with food and entertainment, the Foundation will hold a raffle and auction […]
Over the years Jose and Raymarine worked together on the development of new products, and in January of this year Raymarine showed their support to the Foundation. They donated $5,000, and over $17,000 worth of product that raised $15,000. I have worked closely with Raymarine on several different projects, as well as Dusty’s wish to […]