In this section, TheFreeSite.com offers a roundup of family household freebies. Items in this section range from freebies for students to free samples to free items for parents. We also list resources that offer free catalogs, recipe books and much more.
Do you need to send a fax, but don't have a fax machine? This handy service lets you easily send a fax for free. FaxZero can handle multiple formats, including .DOC and .PDF files. You can send up to three pages and a cover page (note that FaxZero branding will be on the cover page). You can send up to five free faxes per day to anywhere in the U.S. or Canada.
This handy free service offered by the U.S. Postal Service lets you preview your mail and manage your packages that are scheduled to arrive soon. The service lets you view greyscale images of the exterior address side of letter-sized mailpieces that are processed through USPS' automated equipment. Informed Delivery is available to eligible residential consumers (enter your ZIP Code at the site to see if you're eligible).
Looking for a specific product manual? This handy free searchable resource offers over 3 million user manuals for thousands of different products. Search results include manual name, description, size and number of pages. You can read the manuals online or download them to your computer.
Do you have an old smartphone you're not using? This free program lets you turn your smartphone into a Web-based home security system. To get started, install Alfred on two phones, sign in with Gmail, and set one phone as the viewer and one as the camera. Alfred has many features, including 24/7 live streaming, motion detection, a low-light filter, and more. (For Android and iPhone).
Looking for free craft patterns? This site offers over 4,400 free patterns. Here, you'll find patterns for crochet, knitting, sewing, quilting, cross-stitch, plastic canvas, beading, and more. Note: to access the patterns, you'll need to sign up for a membership (which is free).
Follow the instructions to sign up with the "Pep Boys Rewards" program (it's free) and then you can get free car diagnostic tests and services. These include free brake checks, battery tests, windshield wiper install, alignment checks, and more.
Do you use travel reward programs? These days, rewards programs are becoming increasingly complex and difficult to figure out. This handy free resource offers loads of helpful info and advice about how to get the most bang for your buck from reward programs. Just pick a destination and RewardExpert will offer strategies for getting there with the least amount of miles and fees.
At this site, you either request or print out a poster that includes a list of vet-approved tips to care for your dog's health and safety. The poster is available as a PDF file that you can download and output on your printer. If you don't have a printer, you can request a printed copy (SASE required). Free printouts are also available for veterinarians who'd like to give away the posters.
Fill out the form to request a free McGruff Safe Kids ID Kit, which "provides a convenient way to store your child's personal information, physical description, hair DNA sample, fingerprint information and a recent photo." (U.S. and Canada only).
Follow the instructions at this site to see if you qualify for free prescription drugs and medications via "Patient Assistance Programs," which are sponsored by drug manufacturers. This volunteer-run site aims to help people apply for Patient Assistance Programs. (U.S. only).