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.”


Fish For Jose 2023

Come celebrate the life and legacy of Jose Wejebe at our intimate get together in his backyard. Shared stories with those near and dear to Jose, testimonies from JWF recipients, music, food to die for, open bar, live and silent auctions, and, of course, the best company around, will make for a night to remember. […]

2023 Spanish Fly Music Fest set for Jan 29

On this day we celebrate his passion and one of the few avenues that bring people together. MUSIC! Our line up for 2023 includes Brian Roberts, and Gunner and the Grizzly Boys. Other activities include a bounce house, face painting and much more! Come hang out at Boondocks in January 29 at 27205 Overseas Hwy, […]

Caleb Dobbins

I was introduced to the Dobbins family from former trip recipient Jennifer Arrington.  When families are in hospitals for extended amount of time they get connected to others who are experiencing the same heartaches and struggles.  Jennifer had told me about a little boy named Caleb Dobbins and after reading his laundry list of diagnoses […]

Annual Halfway Through Hurricane Season Party

Come join us for our Annual Halfway Thru Hurricane Season Party at Irish Kevin’s.  September tends to be the most active month for Hurricane Season.  Cross your fingers and come join us for raffles, silent auction, and a specialty cocktail or two.  Always a great time to get our locals together and meet some new […]

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 […]