In this section, TheFreeSite.com offers a roundup of food freebies. Here, you'll find a roundup of food-related offers like free groceries, free restaurant meals, food offers for kids, food pantries and food banks, food samples, and more. Please send us an E-mail if you'd like to submit an offer for us to consider for inclusion on TheFreeSite.com, or if you find a dead or expired listing. All listings are copyright 2017 by TheFreeSite.com.
These days, an increasing number of restaurants offer free meals for children. In many cases, these specials are unadvertised. At this handy site, you'll find a roundup of over 5,000 restaurant locations that offer free, or discounted, meals for kids.
Sign up with IHOP restaurant's "Pancake Revolution" program and you'll get a free full stack of pancakes twice a year (on the anniversary of signing up, as well as on your birthday). You'll also get a free pancakes offer right after signing up. You must be 13 or older to join. (U.S. only).
Follow the instructions to sign up with the Church's Chicken e-Club and you'll get a coupon, good for your choice of a free chicken leg, thigh, or tender strip, as well as other special offers. Offer valid at participating U.S. Church's restaurants (excluding Hawaii).
Download the La Madeleine app (available for Android and iPhone) and follow the instructions to join Bonne Rewards and you can get a free Lemon Madeleine or Butter Croissant for registering and a free individual pastry or slice of cake on your birthday, as well as other rewards. (U.S. only).
This site shows you how to earn free tokens at Chuck E. Cheese. Download and print out the Chuck E.'s "Rewards Calendars." Mark the days off with a pen or sticker as your child accomplishes specific goals. Then, you can bring the completed calendar in to any participating Chuck E. Cheese location and receive 10 free tokens as a reward. Offer expires Dec. 31, 2017.
Looking for local restaurants that offer "kids eat free" and other kids meal deals in your area? This site offers a handy search engine that lets you find kids meal deals by location and date. (U.S. only).
Follow the instructions to get a "Caniac Club" card and verify your email to receive a free Box Combo at participating Raising Cane's restaurant chain stores. You'll also get a free drink on your birthday, as well as other food rewards. See "Rules" page for more details. (U.S. only).
Looking for free food? There's plenty of wild, fresh edible vegetables, fruits and plants out there if you know where to forage for them. A handy resource, "Falling Fruit" offers loads of data and an interactive map to help you find edible plants near you. The site's database includes over 1,800 types of edible plants distributed over 1.2 million locations worldwide.
Want to learn more about the different types of cheese? This free guide offers info about 36 popular cheese varieties from Wisconsin. The guide includes cheese descriptions, cheese storage guidelines, buying tips, handling and cooking tips, and more. The guide unfolds into a handy poster and chart. Limit: one guide per request. (U.S. only).
Every day, tons of perfectly good food is thrown away. This free smartphone app aims to change that. Olio connects neighbors with each other and with local shops so that surplus food can be shared and not thrown into the trash. If you're looking for a specific food item, you can add a request to the app's "Wanted" section. Olio's only drawback is that many areas aren't yet covered. (For iOS and Android).
Follow the instructions to join the "Lotz4Me" rewards program to get a free small original sandwich from participating Schlotzsky's restaurants. You can join either via the Lotz4Me smartphone app, or via the Schlotzsky's Web site. You must be at least 13 years old to enroll. The app is available for Android and iPhone. (Legal U.S. residents only).
Sign up with the "DD Perks" loyalty program at Dunkin' Donuts and you'll get a free beverage when you sign up, as well as on your birthday. The free beverage can be in any size of your choice and includes any iced or hot coffee, tea or latte, hot chocolate or Coolatta. (U.S. only).
Follow the instructions to sign up with Rubio's Mexican food restaurant chain "Beach Club" and they'll email you a coupon, good for a free taco, as well as other special offers. Note: you must be over 13 years old to join. (U.S. only).
Scroll down the page to the online form and follow the instructions to sign up for Del Taco's "Raving Fan eClub" to get free food offers and coupons, including two free grilled chicken tacos, as well as a premium shake on your birthday. (U.S. only).
Download the mobile app for Baskin-Robbins and register a new account (or log in with an existing account) to get a free regular scoop of Baskin-Robbins ice cream at participating U.S. locations. Limit: one coupon per customer. (For Android and iPhone).