Bart Brown elected Missouri Food Bank Association president

Bart Brown elected Missouri Food Bank Association president

February 7, 2012

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— The Missouri Food Bank Association (MFBA) named its new officers last month, electing Bart Brown as president. Bart Brown is the president/CEO at Ozarks Food Harvest. Brown’s term as MFBA president is for two years.

MFBA is a coalition of six Feeding America food banks in Missouri serving every county in the state. Collectively, Missouri’s food banks distribute nearly 85 million pounds of food annually to hungry Missourians through a network of 2,000 food pantries, shelters and kitchens.

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About Ozarks Food Harvest—The Food Bank
Ozarks Food Harvest is the Feeding America food bank for southwest Missouri, serving more than 300 hunger relief organizations across 28 Ozarks counties. The Food Bank reaches approximately 80,000 individuals monthly and distributes 12 million pounds of food annually. OFH was named the 2011 Small Business of the Year by the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce. Visit the O’Reilly Center for Hunger Relief at 2810 N. Cedarbrook Ave. in North Springfield. Learn more at and at