STUDIO CITY ( — The Jennifer Diamond Cancer Foundation is hosting its second annual American Folk Music Festival in Calabasas this weekend to raise money for its programs.

The organization’s co-founder, Alice Diamond, spoke with KCAL9’s Amber Lee Saturday morning about their efforts.

“We started this – the Jennifer Diamond Cancer Foundation – in 2002 shortly before my daughter passed away from a rare form of cancer… It was her request that we do this, that we help others with cancer,” she said.

The American Folk Music Festival will kick off at 11:30 a.m. Sunday at the Leonis Adobe Ranch and Museum in Calabasas. The event will feature seven musical acts, including guitarist Justin Stein, who gave a sneak peek of his performance at KCAL9.

All money raised at the event will benefit the 25 free programs supported by the Jennifer Diamond Foundation for those affected by cancer.

For more information about the Jennifer Diamond Foundation, visit the organization’s website.


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