Napper Family, ‘Operation Warmth’

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This November, FOX 17 is revisiting the stories of several people we’ve featured for “paying it forward” to see if they’re still busy giving back to the community in our West Michigan.

The Napper family took part in the first ever FOX 17 Pay It Forward Challenge in November 2011. Paul Napper and his kids took the $200 dollars to buy bargain coats, scarves and hats to help the homeless with their charity “Operation Warmth”.

Now in it’s 7th year, Paul Napper told FOX 17 the operation is still going strong, despite a small setback.

What the video above to see what the family has been up to.

Operation Warmth Drop Off Locations:

(Now-Dec 21st)
1- Wyoming High (Formally Rogers High School) 1350 Prairie Pkwy Wyoming 49509
2- Wyoming Middle (Formally Wyoming Park H.S.) 2125 Wrenwood Street Wyoming 49509
3- Oriole Park Elementary 1420 40th Wyoming 49509
4- West Elementary 3600 Byron Center Wyoming 49519
5- Muskegon High School 80 West Southern Muskegon
6- Wyoming Fire Dept. 1250 36th Street Wyoming 49509
7- State Farm Insurance (Chateau Estates) 1839 R. Berends Drive SW Wyoming 49509
8- Tommy Branns 4157 Division Wyoming
9- Rainbow Grill 4158 Chicago Drive Grandville
10- Fit Zone 1228 28th Street Wyoming 49509
11- A.R.T. Andrew Hair and Tanning Salon 3647 Byron Center Wyoming
12- Craig’s Cruisers (Starting Nov 23rd)
13- “ O.W. Headquarters” 3728 Oriole Wyoming 49509

For more info, head to the group’s Facebook page by clicking here.

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  • Karen

    This is my 3rd year giving winter clothing to the knapper family … Thank you for doing such a wonderful thing.. God bless all of you!!!

  • Marge Wilson

    Paul is doing a great service. I needed a couple of coats for someone visiting from Africa for a short time and he let me use a couple. I gave them back when no longer needed. Kindness doesn't seem to hit the news very much so I appreciate all Fox 17 does. They are always on top of GOOD and KIND news stories.