How it started
Zeldathon was founded in fall of 2009 by MC Moffit and Zak Ondish. After being inspired by other charity gaming marathons such as The Speed Gamers and Desert Bus for Hope, MC suggested to Zak that they do the same over winter break, but with their favorite game series: The Legend of Zelda. The event raised $301, and set the groundwork for more events to come.
Reuniting with new friends in the summer, the newly formed Zeldathon Team raised over 10x the amount of the first marathon. By focusing on having fun and experimenting with new fundraising incentives, each event following got bigger and better than the last.