The National Association of Letter Carriers 23rd annual food drive takes place Saturday, May 10.

Letter carriers in northeast Missouri and across the country will collect thousands of pounds of food for distribution to local food banks.

If you haven't already, you should find a blue plastic grocery bag in your mailbox. You're asked to fill the bag with non-perishable food items and/or a monetary donation and leave it by your mailbox before 9 a.m. Saturday.

Steve Yager is the Northeast Regional Coordinator for the Food Bank of Central and Northeast Missouri. He was a guest on KHMO's Talk Back: