C1555_R190_bg-content-welcomemat1Jose Wejebe  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 Memorial Foundation is to honor Jose’s legacy by matching his passion for conservation, education, and making fishing dreams come true.

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



Our Trip With Angel & Her Family

COVID, COVID, COVID.  No matter your stance on this terrible virus, we can all agree it’s impacted all of us.  From my perspective, it didn’t affect me all too much.  I had my second son during quarantine, and even in normal circumstances you don’t leave the house much after having a baby.  I was home […]

#FishForJose 2021 Thank You & Reflection

Just about a week after the 2020 #FishForJose weekend, it became alarmingly clear that life as we knew it was about to change.  Over the past year, new words, new phrases and new things have become a part of our everyday lives and conversations.  So, we needed to change also. In prior years, on that […]

Fish For Jose 2021

Help us spread the gift of fishing message with a #FishForJose post on social. We’ll be looking for them all through the week of March 1-7, and the photo with most likes on Facebook and/or Instagram wins a pair of Costa Sunglasses! We’re limited on the fun things we can do these days, but the […]

2021 Spanish Fly Music Festival

With the help of sponsors and our community, we were able to raise over $11,000 at the 2020 Spanish Fly Music Festival. Let’s do it again! If you missed out last year, join us on Sunday, January 31, 2021, at Boondock’s Grille and Draft House, and help us make it a success again! 27205 Overseas […]

Update from Krissy & the Foundation

Greetings, As COVID-19 continues to spread, the future has never felt so unpredictable. Right now, we’re doing everything possible to sustain daily operations and provide services to those in need. Over the past few months, we have supported Lower Keys charity organizations, a reminder that this is also what the foundation stands for-taking care of […]

#FishForJose 2020 Thank You & Reflection

The Fish For Jose weekend began Friday with the kick off party at the best restaurant in the Florida Keys, the Square Grouper’s My New Joint.  The menu was marvelous!  The main courses ranged from fish or filet mignon sliders to a buffet of delectable salads and finger food like Thai and buffalo lollipop wings.  The sauces the […]