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Rocco Basile Children of the City Board of Directors
Changing the culture of poverty through education and outreach.
By: Barbara Klein
Guests of Children of the City will gather at the renowned Pier Sixty in support of the vital programs and services provided to at-risk children and families. For the past six years, the Benefit Gala has honored exceptional individuals whose passion for the underprivileged children of New York City has served as an inspiration for others. Each year, hundreds of guests, including professional athletes, prominent Hollywood actors, as well as noted activists and politicians come out to support Children of the City.
Since 1981 Children of the City has helped countless children break the cycle of poverty, overcome educational failure, and reverse the effects of abuse.
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About Rocco Basile
Rocco Basile graduated from Brooklyn, New York-based Xaverian High School, then received a degree in Accounting from New York University (1990) and attended graduate courses at St. John's University for Finance. He currently works in his family's business, The Basile Builders Group, and is married with two daughters.