Volunteer Mary Hopkins of Lewiston, center, gives a shopper details of the Hope House Outdoor Market in Lewiston. Businesses as well as friends and neighbors donate produce, meat, bakery goods and used clothing for the free market, which is held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon. Volunteers, like Hopkins, are needed said Jan Willson, who, along with her husband, Bruce, operate Hope House. “I cannot stay in the house,” said Hopkins. “I could never ground my children while they were growing up because I would be grounding myself as well.” Hopkins volunteers on a regular basis at The Salvation Army, The Center for Wisdom’s Women and Hope House. Doreen McKay of Lewiston is at left. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Gary Elwell of Lewiston picks up some strawberries Wednesday at the Hope House Outdoor Market in Lewiston. Businesses as well as friends and neighbors donate produce, meat, bakery goods and used clothing for the free market, which is held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon. “There is not much music that I don’t like,” said Elwell when asked about his KISS hat. The rock band KISS was once known as much for their theatrics as they were for their music. “I think musical expression is not an option. It’s a necessity,” said Elwell. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Volunteer Mkundo Mkonje of Lewiston brings out more donated meat Wednesday during the Hope House Outdoor Market in Lewiston. Businesses as well as friends and neighbors donate produce, meat, bakery goods and used clothing for the free market, which is held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon. Volunteers, like Mkonje, are needed said Jan Willson, who, along with her husband, Bruce, operate Hope House. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Jan Willson welcomes guests Wednesday to the Hope House Outdoor Market in Lewiston. Willson and her husband, Bruce, run the family support center on College Street. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Gauge Locke, 8, and his parents, Tashia Harris and Mark Locke, wait to shop Wednesday at the Hope House Outdoor Market in Lewiston. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Volunteer Mary Hopkins of Lewiston keeps track Wednesday of how many people are gathered at once at the Hope House Outdoor Market in Lewiston. Restrictions in place because of COVID-19 limit the number of people able to shop at once. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo


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