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Family Free Stuff and Services

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Family Free Stuff and Services

Free stuff and services that parents can sign up to get for the young ones. You can find all kinds of goodies and free services like monitored chat and an easy to use Web page builder. Membership Rewards Program is one one of the best rewards programs for getting free magazine subscriptions and digital audio books. They also claim to offer surveys and free samples.

Get Free Stuff by Holding a House Party organizes "marketing parties" for a wide variety of companies. You can score some nice free stuff if this kind of thing interests you and you don't mind getting a lot of marketing email and postal mail.
College can be expensive, and not just because of the tuition. There are lots of expenses that arise from being away from home and to cover the necessities and niceties of college life.

The Price is Right Freebies

It's not only the Price is Right contestants that can get free stuff from the show.

Free Planet Heroes DVD

Fisher-Price is offering a free Planet Heroes DVD

Free Sheba Premium Cuts Sample

Mars is offering a free sample of Sheba Premium Cuts moist cat food.

Two Free Trees

DoubleTree Hotels and The National Arbor Day Foundation have teamed up and are giving away two trees to each of the fist 10,000 people to pledge to plant the trees.

Starting your Garden for Free with Winter Sowing

Gardening is a great and rewarding hobby as well as a good way to save money on your food budget. However, buying seeds and especially young plants to get your garden started can be very expensive. Would you like to greatly reduce or even eliminate those costs? can help by teaching you how to use recycled containers and free seeds to give your garden a free head start.

Free Ice Cream

May 2nd is Ice Cream Day and it is often celebrated with free or very cheap ice cream promotions at some of the well known ice cream shops. Most of the shops run their promotions in April.

Free Cesar Canine Cuisine Sample

CESAR Brand Masterfoods, USA is offering a free sample of Cesar Canine Cuisine, a dog food designed for small dogs.

Free Offers from Billy Graham

The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association offers a new free item every month. Most of the free offers are books, but occasionally they offer calendars, CDs, DVDs, or audio tapes.

Freebies and Promotions from Kraft Foods

Kraft Foods puts a lot of effort into keeping their brands foremost in the minds of consumers. One of the ways they do that is to provide free offers and free services related to food and healthy living.

Free Dog Dental Treat

3M Pet Care is offering a free dog dental treat sample.

Free Animal Poison Control Center magnet

The ASPCA is offering a free Animal Poison Control Center magnet with the toll-free Poison Control Center phone number and Web address so you have it in case of a poison emergency with your pet.

Free Bratz Interactive Fashion Design Essentials CD

You can pick up a free Bratz fasion deisign CD at Walmart when you pick up a form for your kids to enter the Bratz Forever Diamondz Designer Contest.

Free Doggie Day Camp

PetSmart if offering a free day for your dog at the PetSmart Doggie Day Camp. The offer is presented as a free printable coupon with a value of up to . You need to call to schedule your free day and take along the coupon.

Free Apple Camp for Ages 8 to 12

Apple retail stores offer four free workshops that are recommended for kids ages 8 to 12. You can register your child for two of the three 2 and half hour workshops.

Free Wedding Planner or New Baby Book

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company is offering a free wedding planner or new baby book.

Free Stride Gum

CadburyAdams USA is offering a free pack of Stride gum.

Free Milk Magnets

Tremor (a teen marketing site) is offering a free "Milk Reinvention Carton" and free magnets promoting three glasses of milk a day as a way for teens to manage weight. I presume this is sponsored by the Milk Marketing Board, but the site does not mention that.

Free Highlights Hidden Pictures

The Highlights for Children Web site has many free hidden picture puzzles available with no registration required. Not only will you want to share the site with your kids, you may end up spending many hours there yourself.

Free Schmackos Dog Treat Sample

Mars (the company, not the planet) is offering a free sample of Schmackos bacon dog treats.

Free Instructions to Make Potpourii

Whether you are looking to make gifts or to freshen up your home, this little tip will save you the expense of buying potpourii.

Free Gum

CadburyAdams USA is offering a free pack of Dentyne Ice Gum.

Free Providing for Your Pet’s Future Without You Kit

The Humane Society of the United States offers a free kit to help you prepare for your pet's future when you are gone.

Free Bookmark and Temporary Tattoo is offering a free bookmark and temporary tattoo when you send a self addressed stamped envelope.

NATO Flags and Capitals Game on CD-ROM

NATO offers a free educational flags and capitals game both online and on a CD-ROM you can order for free. To tell the truth, I found the online version pretty unexciting, but hey -- It is educational and it is free.

Pantene Sample and Future Free Offers for Moms

When you register with Vocalpoint from Procter & Gamble they send you a free sample of Pantene and invite you to participate in future programs for new products. You may receive new products to evaluate and may be asked to spread the word about them to your friends.

Free Read-along Stories

Storyline Online offer free read-along stories. The stories are read by Screen Actors Guild members using flash movies to display the books as they are read. There are also fun activities and lesson ideas to go along with each book.

Free Disney Character Autographed Photo

You can write to the Walt Disney Company and request a free autographed photo of a Disney character of your choice.

Free Disney Wedding DVD

If your are planning a wedding with ten or more guests you can request a free DVD featureing Disney's custom wedding services.

Coloring Pages

This coloring pages site offers a nice variety of full-page printable coloring pages for kids. The coloring pages are organized into categories including cartoon characters, holidays, animals, dinosaurs, transportation, and many more. The coloring pages site can be navigated by kids but appears to be more geared toward parents locating and printing the coloring pages for the kids. There are also many other activities and games available from the site navigation menus.

10 Free Itunes

Ford is offering ten free Itunes donwloads - This offer requires quite a bit of effort but you may become a better driver while you are at it (US, ages 15 – 18)

Free Pet Rescue Sticker

The ASPCA is offering up to free pet rescue alert stickers - The stickers are intended to notify rescue workers that there are pets inside in case of an emergency

Too Smart to Start Board Game

This is a free board game designed to teach kids to be too smart to start smoking

Bratz MP3 Download

MGA Entertainment is offering a free MP3 download of the Bratz hit song "When We're All Together." (US)

Mini Sharpie Marker

If you clear level four of their fairly easy break-out style game you get a free Sharpie Mini Marker. You will need to be able to see pop-ups to claim your prize when you win and you will need the confirmation email also. (US)

Printable Coloring Book

Create-A-Book has an online system that allows you to print out a custom coloring book spelling your child's name, the entire alphabet, or whatever you want.

Healthy Habits Activity Booklet

Lysol is offering a free activity booklet for kids to help teach them fun ways to learn healthy habits. (US)

Booklet on Giving Thanks at Mealtime

Tyson Foods is offering a free booklet on giving thanks at mealtime. (US)

Hot Pockets T-shirt

If you use Hot Pockets, Lean Pockets, or Croissant Pockets you can get a free T-shirt for ten UPCs. (US)

Zipper Pull

The USEPA is offering a free zipper pull when you take the Energy Star pledge to change a light in your home to an Energy Star qualified one. (US)

Milk Cup

Tremor (Procter & Gamble teen marketing site) is offering a free milk cup when you register for their 3X Challenge. (US)

Family Fun Game

Cranium is offering a free game when you register for their Fun Families Unite sweepstakes. (US)

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF

UNICEF is offering an orange box to use for UNICEF collections. Donations will go to help young Katrina survivors this year. (US)

Free Children's MP3s

Kiddy Records Weekly offers a nice selection of free MP3 downloads of classic children's records from the 1940s and 50s.

Feline Greenies Sample

S&M NuTec is offering free samples of Feline Greenies cat treats. (US)

Girl's Health Poster

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services offers a free health poster for Girls through (US)

Early Reading Program

StudyDog offers free downloadable early reading lessons for kids K through 2nd grade.

Pack of Gum

If you are looking for information on colleges and request information from Andrews University they offer a free pack of gum. Click on the "Future Students" link. (US)

Coloring Book and Poster

The US EPA offers a free endangered species coloring book and poster. You can request the coloring book and or the poster by phone or download the coloring book as a PDF file. (US)


ConAgra Foods is offering a free superball when you email their Jumping Boy game to a friend and join the Chef Boyardee Kids Club. (US)

Teen Book CD

HarperCollins Publishers is offering a free CD with samples of ten new teen oriented books. (US)

Theme Park Admission for Military

Anheuser-Busch is offering free admission to SeaWorld, Busch Gardens or Sesame Place parks to members of the US Military and their direct dependents. (US)

Jalen Rose Fan Club Kit

Jalen Rose is offering a free fan club kit when your register. (US, Canada)

Bag Clip

The first 50,000 to enter the Keebler "Magic by the Million" instant win game get a free bag clip. There is also a 1 in 2 chance of getting a coupon for a free bag of cookies. If you don't have a UPC code you can get one on the site by clicking the "no purchase necessary" link. If you have not registered with Keebler before you need to register first. (US)

Family Circle Freebies

Family Circle has a number of free offers through Start Sampling. (US)

Grrr! Magazine from PETA

PETA offers a free subscription to this publication aimed at convincing kids to live "animal friendly" lives. If you think PETA stands for "People Eating Tasty Animals" or have a problem with your kids deciding to go vegetarian, this magazine may not be for your family. (International)

Book for those who have Suffered Loss of a Loved One

Love Lives On offers books to help comfort those, especially children, who have suffered the loss of a family member. Please only request this if you can make use of it. There are also downloadable versions. (US)

Pet Makeover Kit

Hartz is offering a free "Pet Makeover Kit" when you register for their newsletter. (US)

Grad Student Survival Kits

This is for the much older "kids" -- Grad Resources is offering free materials for grad students. Click on the "Survival Kits" link. (US)

DVDs to Help Prevent Child Obesity

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services offers two DVDs that are designed to help parents and providers prevent childhood obesity. (US)

Battery Powered Toothbrush

This one is a little more work than freebies that I normally list, but it's all in the interest of good dental hygiene for the kids. You need to print the PDF form, have your dentist stamp or sign it, buy a Colgate product, then mail the form with proof of purchase. (US, purchase required, mail-in)

McGruff's Surprise Party Comic Book

The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information is offering a free McGruff comic book dealing with the dangers of smoking, taking illicit drugs, and drinking alcohol. Also included are activities for adults and children to do together. (US)

P.J. Bear Booklet

The National Sleep Foundation offers a free booklet to help kids learn about the importance of sleep. (US)

McGruff Comic Book and Trading Cards

The National Crime Prevention Council offers a free McGruff comic book and free McGruff trading cards. (US)

Lego Magazine Subscription

Club Lego offers a free two year subscription to Lego Magazine if you live in the US, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Austria, Germany, or Switzerland. (International)

Fall Pattern Kit for Kids

Parents can request a free paper cut out craft kit for kids. (US)

Computers for Kids

The mission of this non-profit organization is to provide computers to families with school age kids that would not otherwise be able to afford a computer. The computers must be picked up at their office in Winter Haven, Florida. (US)

ToysRus Birthday Club

You can sign up kids (8 - 10) for the ToysRus Birthday Club and they get a card and surprise gift on their birthday. (US)

Milk Publications and Goodies

The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development offers a number of goodies including a coloring, book, poster and other publications. (US)

AMC Kid's Pack

For every three books your kids read, you can register for a free AMC Theatres kid's pack including a soft drink, popcorn and a snack when you go to movie at an AMC location. (US)

Health Pocket Planner for Girls

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is offering this free planner to help girls learn about healthy living. (US)

KidzEyes Surveys for Cash

When you register your kids age 6-14 for KidzEyes they can take surveys to earn points for cash. They earn worth of points for registering. Parents need to send or fax a permission form or call their toll-free number. (US)

Kids Birthday Cone

Baskin-Robbins has a birthday club for those 12 and under. You receive a coupon for a free kids cone for your birthday. (US)

Birthday Surprise

When you join the Cake Mate Birthday Club you receive a surprise from Cake Mate on your birthday. (US)

Children's Easter Book

The International Lutheran Laymen's League is offering a free 32 page picture book for ages 3 - 8: "The Puzzle Club Easter Adventure". (International)

Understanding Money Activity Book

Stowers Innovations offers a free activity book "Yes, We Can! Understand Money" to help the kids learn about money. (US, Canada)

Lego Magazine Subscription

When you join the Lego Club you can send a mail-in form to register for a free two-year subscription to Lego Magazine. (US)

McGruff Comic Book

Click on the "order the comic" link to request a free McGruff Crime Dog comic book. You can also read the online version. (US)

Blue's Clues Poster and Color by Water Booklet

When parents register on the Clue in to Safety website, they receive a safety poster and color by water booklet. (US)

Three Award Winning Children's Books

For two proofs of purchase from Cheerios and .25 you can get three great children's books. (US, purchase, .25 shipping)

"Seven Days of Activities for Family Learning Fun" Booklet

Sylvan Learning Center is offering this free booklet packed with fun family activities. (US and Canada)

Sight Night Kit

The Lions Club is sponsoring a drive to colled used eyewear. You can request a collection kit. (US)

Free Materials Geared for Hispanic Girls

¡Soy Unica! ¡Soy Latina! offers free materials to help provide positive messages to 9- to 14-year-old Hispanic girls. Click on the order stuff link at the bottom right after choosing your language. (US)

Spuddy Buddy Stuff

The Official Idaho Potatoes site offers a free sticker and recipe booklet. You need to print and mail in the order form. Click on "Spuddy Offers". (US)

Posters, Postcards and other Materials

Boyds Mills Press, a children's book publisher, offers a number of free materials. Follow the link to "other materials" at the left. (US)

Set of Stickers

Sherri Osborn of the About Family Crafts site is offering a free set of stickers, but you need to do a little work. Choose a craft from her list, make the craft and send her a picture. See the site for full details. (US)

3-D Glasses

Parents can request a pair of 3-D glasses so the kids can view the 3-D pictures on (US)

Disaster Action Freebies

A big list of disaster safety items that kids can write in for. Presented by FEMA. (US)

Girl Power Stuff

NCADI offers a variety of free stuff to promote girl power. Use the order link at the top. Not all items are available at all times. (US)
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SisterServant   in reply to jenn32n
God will be with you if you ask. He will surprise you with His Love. Read through the prayers that I have written for others. Select one that feels right to add to your own. Say it everyday. Thank God for what you already have, then tell him what you want. I will pray for you as well.
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woman in a shoe   in reply to jenn32n
H strom747 not been on here in years i just put up a public post of.places that help with Christmas
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lost everything from house fire living from shelter girlfriends house to shelter I have two children that I'm doing all I can to keep safe and have the things they need and I signed up for section 8 and that's a long waiting process I'm afraid and sad that my children won'thavea thanksgiving or Christmas I desperately don'tknow what to do.Will God please be with me and my children.
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God blessing, is awesome. Many more to restore.
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wow. this is allot of stuff. I will check it out thanks...
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