Since that first event in 2010, Games Done Quick has gone on to raise more than $31 million for charities around the world, including Doctors Without Borders, Prevent Cancer Foundation, Direct Relief, AbleGamers, Malala Fund and Organization for Autism Research. AGDQ and its summer variant, Summer Games Done Quick, which just recently wrapped up, are now huge events involving 50 staff members (full-time and contract), 150 on-site volunteers and averaging 6.85 million views per marathon since the summer of 2017, according to AGDQ’s numbers.
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