Awesome Games Done Quick 2019 Speedrun Marathon Raises $2.39 Million for Charity

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    Awesome Games Done Quick, a charitable annual speedrunning marathon, closed its 2019 event raising a total of $2,394,668 for Prevent Cancer Foundation.

    The event, held in Rockville, Maryland from January 6–13, saw over 2,200 attendees and was broadcast on Twitch with 219,240 peak concurrent viewers. With this latest haul, Games Done Quick has raised over $19 million for charities around the world, including Doctors Without Borders, Organization for Autism Research, and CARE. This year’s charity, Prevent Cancer Foundation, is among the leading US health organizations devoted to the early detection and prevention of cancer.
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