Times are bad, if you are finding free stuffs online, maybe you might try searching these 4 sites :
(1) Ebay :
eBay is an auction site, but it also includes a robust classifieds site. However, it also has a section for free items. Just look into Free Stuff category.
(2) Craigslist :
Craigslist is an online classifieds.Its sales section is very popular. The sale section contains a link called ” free” . this is where you can find the free stuff.
Sometimes you throw stuff which is still it is perfectly usable . Large number of people are using local Freecycle sites to find a good home for their useful castoffs.
Everything on this site is free.It is just structured like a classifieds but postings has to be free.