We are joyfully overwhelmed by the kindness and generosity offered by Andy and Michael's family and friends.  While Andy's Caring Bridge site is focused on providing updates on his care and treatment, this site has been created specifically for those who want to offer help, and especially for those who would like to stay updated on the most current areas of need.

The box below will always list the most current needs and will be updated as needs change, so please check back as you are moved to do so. You can also visit the links under "Ways to Help" for some suggestions about purchasing gift cards, as well as other ways to support the Nelsons.  Finally, we've created a short form for people who want to indicate a general willingness to help in specific areas; if you haven't already, we invite you to visit this link, which will open in a new window so you can easily return to this page. Please know that completing that form does not commit you to anything, it just tells us who might like to be invited to help in specific areas. 




  • Restaurant gift cards
  • Target gift cards