Operation Christmas Child is an effort to put together gift items for children in third world countries. Items need to fit in a shoe box and the boxes are being collected at Northwest Christian Credit Union in Boise. Simple inexpensive items like toothbrushes, combs and small toys are treasures to the children who receive them. You can put together the shoe box of items and bring it to the credit union by Friday and volunteers will do the rest. Northwest Christian Credit union is located at 6115 West Overland road.