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Community Impact

Community impact

Giving back to the community is our core service.

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The Panichi family’s passion for business is matched by their personal spirit of giving. As such, Royal Carting has made it a mission to give back to the community. Initiatives that help children overcome challenges and achieve their best potential are a particular area of focus.

Royal Carting supports local hospitals and colleges, as well as hundreds of local non-profit organizations, including the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, DARE, Abilities First, Downs Syndrome of the Hudson Valley, Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie, and DC ARC.

​Most recently, Emil and his family helped to build the Panichi Pool for Maplebrook School of Amenia, NY — a specialized boarding school that serves adolescents and young adults who learn differently.

Marist College’s Hudson Valley Scholars Scholarship

Royal Carting Service Co. is proud to support the future of Hudson Valley students through the Marist College Hudson Valley Scholars program. As a Greystone Society sponsor, Royal Carting Service Co. committed $10,000 in funds to help make a Marist education accessible and affordable to local students and their families.

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Luigi and Elisa Panichi Memorial Scholarship

Established by the family of Luigi and Elisa Panichi to honor their memory this scholarship is available to seniors graduating from high school and students currently enrolled in accredited academic institutions including 4-year public and private colleges or universities, community colleges, and trade schools whose parents or guardians are employed by Panichi Holding Corp. d/b/a Royal Carting Service Co. or Valley 82 Holding Corp. d/b/a Welsh Sanitation Service.

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Panichi Family Café at Vassar Brother’s Medical Center

The Panichi Family Café, located on the first floor of the new Patient Pavilion at Vassar Brother’s Medical Center, includes a 300-seat indoor and outdoor dining area with chef-produced, high-quality nutritious meals available to patients, staff, and visitors.

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Panichi Center for Communication & Learning

Panichi Center for Communication & Learning

Dedicated in 2007, the Panichi Center was substantially funded by the Panichi family, which owns and operates Royal Carting. In the early 2000s, Evelyn Panichi, the daughter of Emil and Emily Panichi, recognized the need to expand the then-Saint Francis Hospital special needs preschool, moving it from worn-down trailers parked on a vacant parcel and…

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