Will Ferrell & Friends Star In "Make It Better" An Evening of Comedy To Benefit Pet Carroll's "A Better LA" Charity

Nov 17, 2009
<h1 align="center">Tickets go on sale this Friday, November 20th at 10 AM</h1> <p>November 17, 2009</p> <p><strong>Los Angeles (November 17, 2009)</strong> For one night only, long-time USC football fan and USC alum Will Ferrell is taking the stage to headline "Make It Better", an evening of stand-up comedy on Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 8 pm. USC football head coach Pete Carroll's charity "A Better LA" will benefit from the evening's event which is being presented at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in association with the STAPLES Center Foundation as part of AEG's Season of Giving campaign. Also set to appear in "Make It Better" are comedians Zach Galifianakis, Demetri Martin, Rob Riggle, Nick Swardson and Aubrey Plaza. </p> <p>All net proceeds from ticket sales will go directly to "A Better LA". Guests attending the event will be supporting those who are transforming Los Angeles, protecting the youth from violence and saving lives through Pete Carroll's "A Better LA".</p> <p>Tickets go on-sale to the public this Friday, November 20th at 10 a.m. Tickets are priced at $45, $79.75, $150 and $250. There is an eight ticket limit per person. Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster locations and at <a href="" target="_blank"></a>. Sponsorship packages and VIP tickets are available by calling Levy, Pazanti & Associates at 310-201-5033. </p> <p><strong>STAPLES Center Foundation</strong> has established a number of partnerships in the Los Angeles community to assist charities in raising funds and awareness for their organizations with a special emphasis onthe low-income neighborhoods surrounding the arena.The Foundation has donated over $10 million in financial and in-kind support to our nonprofit partners, helping to reach those in need.</p> <p><strong>A BETTER LA</strong>, founded by USC football head coach Pete Carroll, is a 501(c)(3) that unites local leaders from the private, non-profit, social service, faith-based, education and law enforcement sectors. We are committed to supporting Los Angeles communities in their goal to reduce violence by empowering change from within.By mobilizing the knowledge and skills within a community to inspire its individuals to dream, work and play without fear, we believe it is possible to build a better Los Angeles, one community at a time. For more information about A Better LA visit <a href="" title=""></a></p> <h2>Media Contacts</h2> <p>Michael Roth / Cassandra Zebisch <br /> <a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a> / <a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a><br /> (213) 763-7712 / (213) 742-7155</p>