Summer Games Done Quick 2021 Online Concludes, Raising More Than $2.8 Million For Charity

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The annual video game charity event was held in support of Doctors Without Borders July 11, 2021 — Summer Games Done Quick 2021 Online concluded its week-long 24-hour charity stream today, having raised more than $2.8 million for Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders. The event was broadcast live on the Games Done Quick Twitch channel and GamesDoneQuick.com.

Running from July 4-11, Summer Games Done Quick 2021 was highlighted by memorable runs such as Plexa’s run of Golden Sun: The Lost Age, teddyras’s run of Gone Golfing, JCog’s cartridge-swapping run of Paper Mario, havrd’s perfect-score GeoGuessr run, and ZooKetra’s Nintendogs run, which was spoiled by the antics of a hilariously disobedient labrador retriever.

SGDQ Online 2021 will be followed later in the summer by the Fleet Fatales speedrunning event from August 15-21, 2021. Games Done Quick also announced that Awesome Games Done Quick 2022 will return January 9-16, 2022.

Since 2010, Games Done Quick has partnered with the world’s most impactful charities, including AbleGamers, Organization for Autism Research, and Prevent Cancer Foundation, all while bringing people together to cheer on the best speedrunners and gamers in the world. Games Done Quick events have raised more than $34 million in total for charity.

Related Links

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GamesDoneQuick

Twitter: https://twitter.com/gamesdonequick

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gamesdonequick

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/gamesdonequick

Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/gamesdonequick

About Games Done Quick

Games Done Quick is a series of charity video game marathons. These events feature high-level gameplay by speedrunners raising money for charity. Games Done Quick has teamed up with several charities in its ten-year history, including Doctors Without Borders and Prevent Cancer Foundation. To date, Games Done Quick has raised over $31 million for charity. For more information, please visit the website down below:

https://gamesdonequick.com/

About Doctors Without Borders

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is a private international association founded in 1971. The association is made up mainly of doctors and health sector workers and is also open to other professions which might help in achieving its aims. Their mission is to provide lifesaving medical care to those most in need.

MSF provides assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters, and to victims of armed conflict. They do so irrespective of race, religion, creed, or political convictions.

For more information, visit doctorswithoutborders.org


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