Alternative Fundraiser to "A Taste 4 SPORTS"


The month of May with door prize drawing on Thursday, May 28, 2020


In the Comfort and Safety of your Home

Suggested Donation



SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes would normally be hosting our 13th annual “A Taste 4 SPORTS” gala fundraiser on Thursday, May 28th from 6:00 - 9:00pm at the Balboa Park Club in beautiful Balboa Park for 350-400 guests. However, because of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic, S4EA cannot hold a fundraising event with several hundred guests. Therefore, S4EA is having an Alternative Fundraiser to “A Taste 4 SPORTS”. Because “A Taste 4 SPORTS” is our largest fundraiser, S4EA needs your support now more than ever for this Alternative Fundraiser by making a straight donation so that S4EA can provide the same high level programming once the Pandemic is over. 

Alternative Taste -

A Great Success

The Alternative Fundraiser to "A Taste 4 SPORTS" was a great success. The fundraiser helped raise $35,000 for SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes. More donations are always welcome.

Please view the many videos that can be found on the Taste Web page or the Taste Facebook page. The videos include the Alternative Taste video presentation with Walter Jackson as the Master of Ceremonies and Zoom video conference of Door Prize Drawing held with the S4EA Athlete Council. View recipes made at home by S4EA athletes and volunteers. Please do take-out or deliveries from our past Taste restaurants as they are struggling during the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Please view new video messages from our past 'SPORTS Persons of the Year' San Diego Chargers Superstar Kris Dielman, San Diego Sockers Superstar Kraig Chiles, and Boston Marathon Champion Meb Keflezighi. Other sports celebrities sent video messages, including NBA Basketball Hall of Fame Player Bill Walton, Sub-4 minute Miler Paul Greer, and Triple Jump World Record Holder Willie Banks.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Alternative Fundraiser to "A Taste 4 SPORTS"


Sponsorship opportunities available at following levels: Platinum-$10,000, Gold-$5,000, Silver-$1,000 & Bronze-$500.

For more information and to make a reservation, call 858-565-7432.


S4EA Golf Classic

The S4EA Golf Classic brings together golf enthusiasts, business elite, and community leaders, all teaming up to support SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes in their mission to create enhanced opportunities for people with and without disabilities to interact and form lasting bonds of friendship through shared sports and recreational activities in their community. The date for the 2020 S4EA Golf Classic is set as follows:


Friday, October 9, 2020 TBD


Riverwalk Golf Club
1150 Fashion Valley Road
San Diego 92108



S4EA Golf Classic Schedule

11:00am Registration & Driving Range Opens

11:30am Putting Contest

1:00 pm Scramble Shotgun Start

5:30 pm After Golf Reception & Silent Auction Opens

6:00 pm Helicopter Ball Drop

6:30 pm Banquet & Awards Ceremony

For more information or to register for the S4EA Golf Classic, visit or call 858-565-7432.


Guacamole Bowl

The annual Law Enforcement Challenge "Guacamole Bowl" benefitting S4EA is held every year in February or March. The date for this year's 17th Annual "Guacamole Bowl" is set as follows:


Saturday, February 29, 2020
Open to S4EA Members – 10am
Sampling 10am – 1:30pm
Final rounds of judging 1:30-2:30pm


Balboa Park Club
2144 Pan American Road West
San Diego 92101




The Guacamole Bowl is expected to attract more than 1,500 guests who taste guacamole from more than 25 teams & help determine who makes the best guacamole. The proceeds benefit S4EA. The Guacamole Bowl is open to S4EA members who are invited to come out & sample all the great guacamole. Bring family and friends as the $8 admission pays membership fee and gets you a bag of Mission Tortilla chips & all the guacamole you can eat. You also have the opportunity to vote for your favorite recipe and select the finalists in each division. Teams compete in Law Enforcement, Champions, and Open Divisions. To enter a team, the Entry Fee is $25. Each division has sponsorship opportunities, from $50 for an Entertainment Sponsor up to $5,000 for the Championship Round Sponsor. Last year's Guacamole Bowl made over $14,000 for S4EA.


For more information call 858-565-7432.

Click here for Guacamole Registration Brochure.



Pancake Breakfast

S4EA holds a Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser twice a year. The breakfast includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, milk, juice and coffee. A raffle is held with great raffle prizes.


The Fall Drive-Thru Family Pancake Breakfast is scheduled for:


Saturday, September 19, 2020 


S4EA/Arc North Shores Parking Lot
9575 Aero Drive
San Diego 92123



S4EA is very concerned about your health during the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19). That’s why we are offering this outdoor social distance activity with everyone required to wear a mask.


Drive-thru to pick-up your pancake breakfast, park in the parking lot (every other space) and eat your pancake breakfast in your lawn chair in the parking space next to your car. In this way you can social distance to see other S4EA families & friends.

Bring the family to the delicious breakfast to support S4EA.

Find Pancake Breakfast Flyer/Reservation Form.

For more information and to determine the latest status on the Coronavirus Pandemic, please call S4EA at 858-565-7432.



S4EA hosts a Bunco Fundraiser four times a year. The next event will be:


Friday, May 1, 2020 Has Been POSTPONED


S4EA/Arc North Shores
9575 Aero Drive
San Diego 92123




Tickets include hors d'oeuvres, soft drinks and two rounds of tournament play. Prizes are given for most wins, most losses, and most Buncos. This is a unique fundraising adventure that is fun for all.

Find Bunco Flyer/Registration Form and Bunco Rules.

If you are interested in playing Bunco, winning prizes & supporting S4EA, call 858-565-7432.

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Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich Classic

S4EA hosts an annual fundraiser Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich Classic the first Saturday of April in Balboa Park. The date for last year's 2nd Annual Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich Classic was set as follows:


Saturday, April 6, 2019 (2020 Date Cancelled)


Balboa Park Club
2144 Pan American Road West
San Diego 92101




The Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich Classic is open to the Public. Come out and sample all the unique PB & Jelly sandwiches created by 15-20 teams of culinary students and professional chefs. A $8 donation allows you a chance to sample all of the sandwiches and the opportunity to vote for your favorite team. A panel of professional judges will then select the overall event winner. Click here for KUSI video of PB&J Classic.


For more information or to enter a team, visit or call 858-565-7432.

SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes

SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes (S4EA) welcomes your contributions!


SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. All contributions are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

After clicking the Donate Button, please list the purpose of your donation:  Registration Name & Sport, Pancake Breakfast, "A Taste 4 SPORTS", Guacamole Bowl, Bunco, In Memory of, In Honor of, Donation, etc. 


Phone: 858-565-7432

Address: 9575 Aero Dr #B, SD 92123

Registered Charity: ID #20-8886536

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