The nation's largest food drive will be conducted on Saturday, May 9, the National Association of Letter Carriers has announced.

The nation's largest food drive will be conducted on Saturday, May 9, the National Association of Letter Carriers has announced.

On that day, letter carriers will accept non-perishable donations from homes as they deliver mail on their regular routes.

This will be the 17th annual food collection. Donations will be delivered to food pantries, banks and shelters in the communities where they are collected.

More information about the drive is available by calling local post offices or visiting www.nalc.org.