A virtual food drive is planned for this week to help increase resources for the West Texas Food Bank.

According to NewsWest 9, with the downturn of oil prices that usually means that donations drop significantly also, so the curb that, the West Texas Food Bank created the virtual food drive to maximize resources.

This is a new format of food drive where individuals, businesses, or teams of people can raise funds or start a virtual food drive that is less work than a traditional food drive.

The point of it is to donate toward a specific type of food items or food groups.

The way the West Texas Food Bank plans to do it it to use this Friday, January 11, 2019, which is National Milk Day, to encourage the public to donate to the new virtual food drive and buy a gallon of milk to donate to the food bank.

For more about the Virtual Food Drive or to donate, you can go to the West Texas Food Bank website.