We have four plastic gourd houses made for purple martins. We hope the martins will eat lots of mosquitoes outside our back door.
The Lee Street Community Center is located at 211 Lee Street. The Birdhouse Headquarters is located at 112 Main Street.
The Lee Street Community
Center is a two room portable school building donated to the nonprofit. Over $6000 had to be raised to move it from Helena to Elaine. Hundreds of donated hours have made the building better and better.
Contact Lee Street Community Center
PO Box 235
Elaine, AR 72333
Elaine was once a thriving town in the Mississippi River Delta. There were five grocery stores, restaurants, a movie theater, etc.
It is now a struggling town in the poorest county of Arkansas.
Birdhouses continue to go up in Elaine.
Schools closed in 2006 and the declining town suffered even more. After a long bus ride, students return home to few positive activities.
In the past two years, the last grocery store and last restaurant closed.
The Lee Street Community Center has activities for families in the area near the apartments and
activities for the whole community downtown.