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5-3, PAUL CHAPA , Friends in Service of Heroes

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3 May 2021

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Starting a Non Profit, Friends in Service of Heroes with Founder Paul Chapa

Veteran On the Move

Paul Chapa is the founder of Friends in Service of Heroes (FISH), a non-profit organization that aims to help veterans and their families improve their quality of life and get the freedom that they deserve. Paul serves the nation’s heroes and their families by providing track chairs, service dogs, and a lot more.“We don’t want to put a band-aid on the problem here. We don’t want to just feed the man fish, we want to teach them to fish.” - Paul ChapaPaul Chapa - The Food GuyPaul never served in the military, much less have any experience as a boy scout, but he has friends and family who did. Amidst the horrors of 2001, he spent days thinking about his family and friends serving in the military, of what they must go through with the nation under attack. With news of a distant family member’s demise following the devastation at the Pentagon, he knew something had to be done. “I decided that there’s gotta be something I can do and here I am, I’m in the food industry. What I know of our troops is, man, they all love to eat.” - Paul ChapaHe figured right then and there that he wanted to show the troops how much they’re appreciated by basically feeding them. It’s a simplistic mission, which eventually morphed into something else.Feeding the MarinesEverything began changing when he was invited to his first Marine Corps ball. He chatted up the general he was sharing a table with, pitching a “Heroes Dinner” with the Marines and their spouses. While the general was reluctant to indulge in revelry given the current national situation, Paul was adamant about his wishes to give thanks to the troops.A couple of dinners later, FISH was born.Teaching Troops to FishAfter one of the many dinners Paul and other food industry executives hosted, he learned of another loss to the Marine Corps in Afghanistan. This came into light while he and a general shared cigar in the aftermath of the affair. It was the night when he first heard the words that lit up the desire to do more to help people remember the unsung heroes, with or without the uniform.The ideals of FISH were born that evening, well into the first few hours of the morning. Formerly Food Industry Serving Heroes, FISH is now the non-profit organization with a goal to not only better the lives of troops and their families, but help them in so much more.Don’t forget to leave us a 5-star rating and review if you enjoyed the show. We would love to hear from you!Check out these links for Paul Chapa: Friends in Service of Heroes LinkedInDownload Joe Crane’s Top 7 Paths to Freedom or get it on your mobile device. Text VETERAN to 38470.  Join the Veteran on the Move on Facebook!Check out Veteran on the Move on Facebook to connect with our guests! It’s also a great place where you can stay in touch with other veterans who are transitioning to entrepreneurship, and get updates and free gouge on the people programs and resources to help you in your transition to entrepreneurship.The Veteran On the Move podcast has published over 150 episodes giving listeners the opportunity to hear in-depth interviews conducted by host Joe Crane featuring the people, programs and resources to assist veterans in their transition to entrepreneurship: Marine Corps, Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard veterans, DOD, entrepreneurship, business, success, military spouse, transition, education, programs and resources.  Veteran On the Move has garnered over 500,000 listens verified through Stitcher Radio, Sound Cloud, Itunes and RSS Feed Syndication making it one of the most popular Military Entrepreneur Shows on the Internet Today.

23 Jul 2018

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Starting a Non Profit, Friends in Service of Heroes with Founder Paul Chapa

Veteran On the Move

Paul Chapa is the founder of Friends in Service of Heroes (FISH), a non-profit organization that aims to help veterans and their families improve their quality of life and get the freedom that they deserve. Paul serves the nation’s heroes and their families by providing track chairs, service dogs, and a lot more.“We don’t want to put a band-aid on the problem here. We don’t want to just feed the man fish, we want to teach them to fish.” - Paul ChapaPaul Chapa - The Food GuyPaul never served in the military, much less have any experience as a boy scout, but he has friends and family who did. Amidst the horrors of 2001, he spent days thinking about his family and friends serving in the military, of what they must go through with the nation under attack. With news of a distant family member’s demise following the devastation at the Pentagon, he knew something had to be done. “I decided that there’s gotta be something I can do and here I am, I’m in the food industry. What I know of our troops is, man, they all love to eat.” - Paul ChapaHe figured right then and there that he wanted to show the troops how much they’re appreciated by basically feeding them. It’s a simplistic mission, which eventually morphed into something else.Feeding the MarinesEverything began changing when he was invited to his first Marine Corps ball. He chatted up the general he was sharing a table with, pitching a “Heroes Dinner” with the Marines and their spouses. While the general was reluctant to indulge in revelry given the current national situation, Paul was adamant about his wishes to give thanks to the troops.A couple of dinners later, FISH was born.Teaching Troops to FishAfter one of the many dinners Paul and other food industry executives hosted, he learned of another loss to the Marine Corps in Afghanistan. This came into light while he and a general shared cigar in the aftermath of the affair. It was the night when he first heard the words that lit up the desire to do more to help people remember the unsung heroes, with or without the uniform.The ideals of FISH were born that evening, well into the first few hours of the morning. Formerly Food Industry Serving Heroes, FISH is now the non-profit organization with a goal to not only better the lives of troops and their families, but help them in so much more.Don’t forget to leave us a 5-star rating and review if you enjoyed the show. We would love to hear from you!Check out these links for Paul Chapa: Friends in Service of Heroes LinkedInDownload Joe Crane’s Top 7 Paths to Freedom or get it on your mobile device. Text VETERAN to 38470.  Join the Veteran on the Move on Facebook!Check out Veteran on the Move on Facebook to connect with our guests! It’s also a great place where you can stay in touch with other veterans who are transitioning to entrepreneurship, and get updates and free gouge on the people programs and resources to help you in your transition to entrepreneurship.The Veteran On the Move podcast has published over 150 episodes giving listeners the opportunity to hear in-depth interviews conducted by host Joe Crane featuring the people, programs and resources to assist veterans in their transition to entrepreneurship: Marine Corps, Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard veterans, DOD, entrepreneurship, business, success, military spouse, transition, education, programs and resources.  Veteran On the Move has garnered over 500,000 listens verified through Stitcher Radio, Sound Cloud, Itunes and RSS Feed Syndication making it one of the most popular Military Entrepreneur Shows on the Internet Today.

23 Jul 2018