Who is eligible?

An individual who has experienced a life impacting challenge, is a minimum of three years of age, and a US citizen.

If needed after the individual is referred,  the Jose Wejebe Memorial Foundation reserves the right to request written documentation directly from the individual’s physician to determine if a fishing dream is safe, and if there are any essential accommodations.  No other confidential medical information is required.

Who Can Refer an individual?

Eligible Referral Sources

Out of respect for the privacy of those who may be eligible to receive a fishing dream they can be referred by one of four sources:

  • Medical professionals (typically a doctor, nurse, social worker or child-life specialist)
  • A Notary confirming the individual’s challenge
  • Former recipients
  • Family members with detailed knowledge of the individual’s life impacting challenge

We will only contact you after the referral has been submitted by an approved source.

How Can I Refer an individual?

If you are not eligible to refer the individual, please share the referral inquiry form with the family or ask them to visit our website.

Online Referral Form


What can you expect from your fishing dream?

As mother nature heavily impacts the daily fishing and coastal lifestyle activities, we will do our best to facilitate the best experience possible.  Please be aware of different fishing seasons, species closures, and the availability of captains may limit your experience.