Denis Klimenko's Memorial Fund

Dear friends, colleagues, students:

Our sweet and humble friend Denis Klimenko needs help. Denis is in coma in a hospital in Houston. He had a heart attack on September 3rd and has been in coma ever since. His mother Oksana is in Russia and we are trying to do our best involving authorities on both sides to make her come here as soon as possible. He is in critical condition, which is why it is very important that his mother can be with him now.

Denis is a Doctoral Candidate in the Department of Petroleum Engineering at LSU. He started in 2012 and was supposed to graduate this fall. We all know our Denis as a cool Russian guy who never says 'no' and is always ready to help, be it moving our furniture on a short notice or celebrating our graduations, weddings, birthdays…you name it. For some, Denis is a responsive colleague and officemate, for others a responsible TA and a hardworking student. For the lucky few, he is a roommate and a compatriot. But for all of us he is a loyal friend who now needs all the help he can get.

 We are collecting funds to help Denis with medical expenses and his mother with her travels and accommodations. Denis will appreciate any donations that you can make. We will keep you posted on his condition and his mother's travels, and you, please, keep Denis and his family in your thoughts and prayers. 

Donations ()

  • Anonymous 
    • $10 
    • 29 mos
  • Allan Barahona 
    • $20 
    • 29 mos
  • Amir Shojaei 
    • $10 
    • 32 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 32 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $10 
    • 32 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Dasha Pugachova 
Organizer
Baton Rouge, LA
Frank Holthaus 
Beneficiary
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