Charities

La Canasta Mexican Food Products, Inc Home of My Nana’s “Best Tasting” Products is committed to giving back to our communities. We work to promote child welfare and educational opportunities in our state of Arizona and have been recognized for providing leadership in the minority owned business community. Check out this page to read more about our community involvement and some of the honorary recognitions we’ve received.

The Alzheimer’s Association

Joining hands in a Special Partnership to support the Mission and Purpose of the Alzheimers Association for all those affected by Alzheimer’s and Dementia. La Canasta Tortillas — proud home of My Nana’s “Best Tasting” has joined the Alzheimer’s Association sharing their vision: A world without Alzheimer’s. Mission: To eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of Dementia through the promotion of brain health. La Canasta Mexican Food Products will donate to the Alzheimer’s Association 1% of the product purchase price from My Nana’s “Best Tasting” Tortilla Chips and Uncooked Flour Tortillas between September 1, 2016 – August 31, 2019 with a minimum annual contribution of $15,000. To learn more about the Alzheimer’s Association, visit http://www.alz.org.

My Nana’s “Best Tasting” Salsa Challenge

My Nana’s has been the title sponsor of the Arizona Hemophilia Association Salsa Challenge since 2007. It is a statewide culinary festival showcasing the #1 condiment in the United States…Salsa! My Nana’s Salsa Challenge is one of Arizona’s premier community events. Join us for live music, fun, My Nana’s “Best Tasting” Tortilla Chips, Fresh Hot Buttered Tortillas and SALSA! Every year over 75 professional and amateur chefs are on site, preparing fresh salsa and competing for a fabulous grand prize. Salsa Challenge categories include individual, restaurant, and business. The event also features a 5k and margarita mix off. Proceeds from the challenges benefit the Arizona Hemophilia Association. For more information Visit www.salsachallenge.com

March of Dimes

Creating a Healthy Future for Arizona Babies Because we care about our community and its children, La Canasta Tortilla Company teamed up with the March of Dimes Arizona Chapter to help our state have healthier babies. For details about how the March of Dimes is creating a healthier future for all babies, please visit www.marchofdimes.com/arizona.

Boy Scouts of America

The Boy Scouts of America is the largest Scouting organization in the United States of America and one of the largest youth organizations in the United States, with more than 2.4 million youth participants and nearly one million adult volunteers. www.scouting.org

St. Mary’s Food Bank

Founded in 1967, St. Mary’s is the world’s first food bank. The idea came to founder John van Hengel when he was volunteering at St. Vincent DePaul, serving dinner to those in need. Today, St. Mary’s Food Bank is one of the largest food banks in the United States, and proud of the impact it has had on Arizona—and the world. www.firstfoodbank.org