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PayPal and the San Jose Earthquakes share a deep-rooted commitment to helping small business owners achieve their dreams. As a cornerstone of our long-term partnership, the “Support Our City” program was designed to highlight local businesses based within our Bay Area communities. Whether these are restaurants, barber shops, or clothing stores, they are instrumental in defining the place we collectively call home.

Together, PayPal and the Quakes support these local leaders by providing high-visibility exposure at the stadium and beyond, as well as an unforgettable experience at a match. For each home game throughout the season, a different small business is selected to receive this special honor. Be sure to follow along to see your favorite businesses and check out the “Support Our City” mural inside PayPal Park!

Nirvana Soul

Nirvana Soul

San Jose’s first Black-owned coffee shop, owned by Jeronica Macey and Be’Anka Ashaolu, uses the power of coffee and tea to bring people together. Nirvana Soul is a soulful coffee and tea shop bringing exciting flavor, creative artistry, and bold inspiration to the west coast. They are focused on delivering you the greatest possible experience, while making San Jose one of the most exceptional places to indulge.

Culture Night Market

Culture Night Market

Culture Night Market, founded by Brandon Quintanilla, provides an opportunity for the community of San Jose to gather and celebrate the distinct culture of the city through food, art, and music. Started in October 2020, in response to the financial hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the event is designed to empower small businesses, local entrepreneurs, and artists by delivering a stream of income during challenging times. These special markets allow for a broad range of subcultures to be brought to life, primarily stemming from the LatinX, Asian, Black, and POC communities.

Relentless Boxing

Relentless Boxing

Relentless Boxing was founded by former professional boxer, Arturo Quintero. After being featured on the undercard for marquee fights, including Marquez vs. Pacquiao and Morales vs. Chavez, Arturo took his passion for boxing and joy of teaching to a new endeavor, opening Relentless Boxing in 2010. Relentless Boxing has become part of the Santa Clara community, where Arturo still teaches students “the sweet science” and helps them get in the best shape of their lives.

Habana Cuba

Habana Cuba

Habana Cuba was founded by chef and owner Jennifer Echeverri over 20 years ago. Initially located on Race Street, the popular Cuban restaurant moved into a revamped, counter-style setting inside SoFA Market in 2018. The urban eatery is grounded in community, with comfort food evoking the love of a grandmother’s cooking, and generous portions of authentic cuisine honoring family tradition.

The Source Zero

The Source Zero

Born from a desire to leave a positive impact on the planet, Ashley Merz founded The Source Zero to provide a resource for people looking to limit their plastic footprint. The shop in San Pedro Square Market features a soap refill bar and other daily essentials that are earth conscious, locally made, and crafted for longevity. Bringing together women-owned small businesses with an aligned mission, The Source Zero offers a judgement-free education zone on sustainable living.

Culture Cutz

Culture Cutz

Culture Cutz was founded in 2017 by owner Juan Carlos Leal. Starting by cutting friends’ hair in his own home at age 17, Juan Carlos had a natural talent and developed a passion for giving people the perfect cut. His other passion is soccer, and with several Quakes players as loyal customers, he is able to keep both passions alive right in San Jose.

Biscuits Support our City

Family owned by Eric and Alysia Rebugio, Biscuits is a niche boutique offering natural and organic products for dogs and cats. The shop is located in the heart of Japantown and features special baked goods like cookies and cakes, as well as toys, accessories, and more. A real treat for one’s furry friends!