Quoting O ♥ G:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Mandy Evans:</b>" what is free cycle? "</blockquote> ... [snip!] ... It's where people post things they want for free and others post things they are offering for free in your area."
It's an email loop, where people post what they're offering for free. You can also post "Wanted" to find things or free.
We've gotten our stash of cloth napkins, a clock we needed, a helmet for our daughter's tricycle, a thing of laundry soap/cleaning supplies, etc.
We've given a lot of different things, too. You can find some great things.