Help fallen Ukraine Army soldier family
23 january 2016
Help Ukraine soldier's family: Olena , wife of a fallen with daughter Mila (8 y.o.)
Kyiv region Region
10 000 uah.
Collected in previous periods:
18 384 uah.
«HE LOVED TO PHOTOGRAPH THE SKY» «He used to take pictures of the stars and the sky. And then made video clips», - Olena is telling, the wife of Maksym Chernenko. Maksym and Olena met in their school years, when visited a summer camp. He studied at the lyceum in Bohuslav, and then served in the army in the internal troops. In 2005 right of the hero's birthday their daughter was born.
«Maksym spent a lot of time with us", - Olena says. - «We used to go for a stroll, went skating with daughter Mila. He loved taking pictures and video filming. He often took pictures of the stars and the sky. And then made video clips».
Later Maksym entered the Boryspil branch of Odessa Juridical Academy, but did not have time to finish it. In the spring of 2014 He was summoned into the army. He served in the recruitment office, and after 3 months he volunteered to the front. After the training at the Desna polygon he became a sniper in the 25th battalion, and in summer he went to the Russia-Ukraine war zone. He was a sniper, a mortar, a field scout.
On February 15, 2015, during the mission in Debaltseve, Donetsk oblast, Maksym got shot in the abdomen and died.
By the decree of the President of Ukraine № 553/2015 of September, 2015, Maksym was awarded the order "Fro Courage" of the III degree (posthumously).
His wife Olena remained with 8 year old daughter Mila. The girls need finances for studies, clothing, and rent. They need human support.