Blue barrels have been placed throughout campus for the drive. According to the Food Bank, food items always in demand include:
- Macaroni and cheese;
- Peanut butter;
- Canned meats;
- Canned fruit; and
- Green beans.
Blue food barrels can be found in the following campus buildings:
- Maurer Center for Public Health;
- 4230 Building;
- Munroe-Meyer Institute;
- Durham Research Center Atrium;
- Center for Healthy Living - second floor; and
- Sorrell Center.