My Nana’s Best-Tasting Salsa Challenge looking for volunteers

My Nana’s Best-Tasting Salsa Challenge is slated for April 13. (Submitted photo).

My Nana’s Best-Tasting Salsa Challenge, a fundraising event that seeks to help improve the quality of life for Arizonans with inherited blood disorders, is seeking volunteers.

Presented by the Arizona Hemophilia Association, the 35th-annual My Nana’s Best-Tasting Salsa Challenge is set for 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Mesa’s Sloan Park, 2330 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa.

Organizers are seeking volunteers the day prior to, the day of and the day after the event to help with ticket sales, event logistics, parking, chip distribution and similar efforts related to hosting and running the festivities, and all approved volunteers will score a complimentary volunteer T-shirt and event admission, according to a press release.

Volunteers may not consume alcohol until after their shifts. Those who sign up to staff two or more shifts will also receive a voucher for a free lunch.

Volunteer opportunities are available Friday, April 12 through Sunday, April 14, and those who sign up for either shift should be able to lift more than 30 pounds to ensure they can help with set-up and clean-up efforts.

After assisting with the event, all volunteers are welcome to join in on the festivities, which will include the Salsa Challenge, a Jose Cuervo Margarita Mix-Off and other south of the border-inspired fanfare.

My Nana’s Best-Tasting Salsa Challenge welcomes more than 10,000 guests each year and features more than 100 freshly made salsas, which attendees can sample in unlimited quantities while supplies last, a release states.

To sign up for a volunteer position and help the Arizona Hemophilia Association advocate for a cure and improve the quality of life for those living with blood disorders, register at

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