Raquel C. Bono
As the director of Washington’s Covid-19 Health System Response Management, this retired U.S. Navy vice admiral quietly coordinated a health care coalition that flattened our invisible enemy. Salute.
When the pandemic was at its most overwhelming, the We Got This Seattle founder delivered digestible assistance: Her nonprofit transported local grub to over 17,500 frontline workers.
How’s this for a senioritis cure? Before graduation, this student at Tesla STEM High School in Redmond led a group effort to fashion more than 2,200 masks for local hospitals using 3D printers.
As if her book So You Want to Talk About Race weren’t gift enough, the author launched a fund that raised more than half a million dollars for local artists who lost gigs and commissions during the pandemic.
Dr. Christine Zapata
The Emerald City Spinal Care chiropractor prepaid so many $100-plus tabs at Capitol Hill businesses during the shutdown that we’re tempted to book a vigorous neck cracking session by way of thanks.