Games Done Quick, known for their charity gaming marathons, has put out a couple of announcements today involving their response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Firstly, they have said that they will be hosting a speedrunning marathon called Corona Relief Done Quick (CRDQ). The online-only event will be taking place from April 17th through April 19th on their official Twitch channel. The press release states that 100% of all donations they get during the Corona Relief Done Quick marathon will go to the humanitarian organization, Direct Relief. They work to help those affected by both poverty and emergencies alike. They say people will be able to donate during the marathon via the viewing page on GamesDoneQuick.com. You can of course also find all of their announcements on the website and stay up-to-date there.
Their second announcement today is that the Summer Games Done Quick event has been postponed until August 16th-23rd this year. It will be taking place in Bloomington, MN. The event will benefit Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières. Registration for the Summer Games Done Quick event will open up on June 7th, and run through July 20th.