COVID-19 Community Hero Awards @ Santa Clara

COVID-19 Community Hero Awards

During the 2020 State of the City events, the Mayor and City Council honored COVID-19 Community Heroes. Awards were given for all six Council districts and one citywide COVID-19 Pandemic Hero of the Year for providing aid and services to the Santa Clara community during this public health emergency. Below are our COVID-19 Community Heroes.

COVID-19 Pandemic Hero of the Year

Steve Silva

Steve Silva COVID19 Pandemic Hero of the Year

Steve Silva recognized for his consistent and tireless work behind the scenes in caring for the City’s senior residents and his role with the Santa Clara Firefighters Foundation in the home delivery of meals to seniors.

COVID-19 Community Hero District 1

California’s Great America

D1 CA Great America

CA Great America provided tremendous support to the Healthy Meals Santa Clara program, providing free meals to youth during the pandemic.

COVID-19 Community Hero District 2

Patricia Hernandez

District 2 Patricia Hernandez

Patricia Hernandez provided support to her neighbors in shopping, getting face masks, and connecting the community to resources for food, financial support and emotional support.

COVID-19 Community Hero District 3

Nob Hill Foods

D3 Nob Hill foods (3)

Nob Hill Foods recognized for providing Senior Bags delivered curbside for a minimal cost and for always taking care of their customers in a spirit of neighborliness.

COVID-19 Community Hero District 4

Nancy Uyeda

D4 Nancy Uyeda

Nancy volunteers at St. Justin’s Parish, providing over 2000 Santa Clarans per month with groceries or to go meals.

COVID-19 Community Hero District 5

Mission City Grill

D5 Mission City Grill (4)

Mission City Grill recognized for exceptional community service, including personally delivering meals to seniors, the Bill Wilson Center, several women’s shelters, local hospitals, and providing free and reduced price meals to our first responders, public safety and nurses.

COVID-19 Community Hero District 6

Tony and Alba’s Pizza and Pasta (owners Al and Diana Vallorz)

D6 Tony and Albas

Tony & Albas Pizza and Pasta for providing free pizza, salad, and cookies delivered to homebound seniors and for serving the community’s front line workers.


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