Albuquerque Head family

Campaign Created by: Amanda Rock

The funds from this campaign will be received by Amanda Rock.

Goal : USD $100,000
Raised : USD $ 13,535
My name is Amanda and I have made this for Albuquerque Head who is being held with no bond for January 6th. We have 3 kids who are ages 9, 2, and  1. I feel it is important for him and all of us to be able to communicate and keep a healthy relationship with our family.  He was the sole provider for our family for years and they picked him up in April or 2021 with no chance of bond. I am raising money for his girls and to hire him an attorney, because the public defender we have isn't doing a good job and he could potentially be looking at many years, and I want to fight as much as I can to get Albuquerque back home because me and the girls need him. We don't have much other family, none of which can help us in anyway and I am trying to get to work but with the babies being so young it has felt like it's becoming impossible. Anything will help, I appreciate anyone who will help donate to us. 

UPDATES

Update #41
September 24, 2022
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Well I think we are finally over covid. The girls now have ear infections though, but getting better. Getting cool weather here quick so that's a big change as well!!!! We are laying around today just enjoying the cool weather! 

Update #40
September 16, 2022
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Day # I don't even know really of the house being sick. Last night was rough,  high Temps, vomiting, and I'm just so fatigue and weak from trying to keep everyone ok. The girls are up right now and playing. Their energy comes and goes but they aren't actually sleeping very well or for a long amount of time. Going tonight will be better. Just keep us in your thoughts 

Update #39
September 14, 2022
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Updating once again very sick. We now all have been struck with the covid. We are ok, just a lot of different symptoms honestly. Fever, chills, no smell, watering eyes, the babies have awful little coughs. Looks like we are all staying at home until next week. Just keep us all in your prayers. Albuquerque worries about his girls not being here when we are so sick. 

Update #38
September 13, 2022
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The girls are doing good, the babies still have an awful cough that won't go away. Now the sickness has hit me and this momma feels rough.  We are all testing positive for covid now.... just keep us in your prayers, I had to stay home from work today even though I really needed to go to work.  I'm praying I can rest up today and get over this fairly quickly. Albuquerque said to tell everyone thank you and he appreciates ask the support and love we have received from you all. We couldn't make It in the world with out the help of others and I hope the world sees that and there will always be God people in life willing to help out others. 

Update #37
September 9, 2022
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Yesterday was our youngest birthday.  She turned 2. We didn't do much but we did had a video chat with Albuquerque first thing yesterday morning and had ice cream cake, cupcakes, and opened presents so daddy could be there with us.  It's so hard celebrating these days and he's not here.  It feels like he has missed so many already. She had a good day, she said all day it wasn't her birthday lol

Now this darn car of mine it's almost new haha.  Had to get a brand new radiater now, I got it and replaced it myself! Took a couple days but its runs so much better now! It really needed that!

They have reset Albuquerque sentence hearing to next month now,  and ironically is on our Oldest Birthday!!! 

Sorry for the long post I usually only have a few minutes. I am finally back to work but still only able to work about 20 hours a week but I am getting there just keep us all in your prayers! 


Update #36
August 22, 2022
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I am sorry have not updated in a while it really seems like when it rains it pours. I am still shook up from what happened a week ago today. It was the night before Patience first day of school when someone tried to break in Dollie (youngest) bedroom window! She let out the loudest curdling scream, I ran in there as soon as I had her and she was saying theres an animal in the window, and our windows are not low to the ground, I get her safe with the others in my room and walk out the back and go towards the drive way and there was someone there!!!!! I immediately froze and went in being scared myself with these 3 babies I cherish with everything saying to myself oh no this is really happening. I get in and lock all the doors and called 911. They came and said that this is happening bad in my area, and targeting single women with children. If she hadnt woke up I dont know what would have happened. I know God was watching over his children that night and made sure she alerted me. I am typing this now with tears in my eyes because you just dont think something like this will ever happen to you. It is so nerve racking when this really happens to you. I have security now, I did not have before and looking to add more to it as I go. It is still hard to deal with and harder knowing if Albuquerque was here we would have been protected by him who protected us every night before. I feel I am constantly on the tip of my toes since last week.

Was also suppose to start work this week finally and the babies are very sick. Virginia is getting ready to go back to the doctor now because she is so pitiful. Dollie is on the mend and luckily Patience isnt sick. Just keep us in your prayers that we stay safe, the girls get better, and I can get to work. Thank you all for everything.

Update #35
July 31, 2022
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The girls and I are still doing good. Unfortunately I am still waiting on daycare to go back to work. Got most of everything the girls need for now. Will need to get the oldest some fall clothes before long.  The car is coming a long. Got all new tires, new front brakes and rotors, it costed a fortune! Still need back struts but it's well over 1,000 bucks. Can wait on those for now just trying to cover our monthly bills until I get back to work. It's such a struggle being a single mother and not being able to work! I know everything will work out but this momma just worries about the well being of our beautiful babies! 

Update #34
July 17, 2022
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We got to talk to daddy on the phone the last couple of days. It's was bittersweet. The girls didn't want to talk much and VA kept asking him when he was coming to see us. It's been over 17 months since since she has saw him or he has held them. So days are harder than the other....:( 

The yard sale was a total bust! I tried so hard getting everything together and getting it set out, between the kids, the heat, the over all work it takes for one we only made $4 dollars! I felt so defeated we didn't even try again today...I had just a few big items and lots of baby stuff and clothes. We decided we are just going to take all the baby stuff to a shelter down town so we can help someone else and it will be helping us too! Have a great day! We are staying strong!

Update #33
July 14, 2022
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The girls had their first dentist appt, everything went great! Virginia loved it, Dollie not so much. Haha I have a friend that is selling a huge lot of 4t clothes I want to get for the girls,  and Patience starts school next month and I need to get her clothes and school supplies, anything at all would be appreciated.  I am working on having a yard sale this weekend, I am skeptical about having one due to the last time, because of how political this whole thing is people screen shotted my address where I had posted about having a yard sale and posted it in places that wasn't the best place too...I just worry for me and the girls sometimes. 

Update #31
July 11, 2022
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Today is a pretty good day, I almost have the weedeater fixed so I can finish the yard and stop using the battery powered one because the yard is pretty big! The girls have been playing and watching movies with big sis, so all in all it's been a good day. 

Update #31
July 11, 2022
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Today is a pretty good day, I almost have the weedeater fixed so I can finish the yard and stop using the battery powered one because the yard is pretty big! The girls have been playing and watching movies with big sis, so all in all it's been a good day. 

Update #30
July 10, 2022
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We are still making it through these hard times. I'm still unable to work. Working on things every week but there aren't any opens until the fall. I appreciate all the donations we have received and hope to keep receiving. It's hard not being able to work but knowing people are out there to help makes a huge difference in everyday life! Also a huge shout out to PFP (Cynthia) because without her and that foundation we certainly wouldn't be where we are today! 

Albuquerque is ok he is just having a hard time in there and not seeing the girls. The videos don't work half the time and they talk on the phone but the girls are busy in their own little worlds, wanting to play and show him things. 


Update #29
July 5, 2022
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Another Holiday has come and gone. The girls and I had fun. We took it easy today being so hot and we had all of our fun over the weekend. Hopefully they are wore out because this momma is! Work is still asking me to come back which is stressful in itself bc I want to be able to work I am just unable until I can get some sort of daycare. Altho being able to be home this past week fully with the girls showed me something I have missed so much.  Getting to work on our plants and just being able to get the house caught up since we moved is a feeling of accomplishment in itself. Now to just get through the next few months and we can keep on trucking 🚚 😊

Update #28
June 28, 2022
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Sometimes I truly feel there is no light at the end of my tunnel. Every daycare in town is on wait, I have no family help on either side. What friends I do have work. I've been having to take them to work and it is impossible. I was there for just one hour today mostly dealing with them and had to leave because you just can't work like that. I left out crying bc I feel so defeated trying to work and take care of these girls and it just seems impossible. I feel truly defeated today. 

Update #27
June 19, 2022
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I'm telling ya guys I could write a book. I work at a local restaurant here and I was supposed to be at work with the kids feeding them dinner and was gonna do pancake batter while they ate. Time got away from me and we wasn't there, but 2 of our employees got stabbed last night.  One is still in the hospital and he is a wonderful strong man who is still fighting for his life right now. The other was able to be sent home this morning. I am suppose to go into work in a little bit but my nerves are shot between everyday life,  Albuquerque night mare we are living in,  and having a job I question working at now. What has this world come to!.?

Update #26
June 18, 2022
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Trying to take things day by day. We didnt really celebrate Albs birthday. Fathers day is tomorrow and I have a video chat set up. Im really struggling to work without a sitter. My last 3 days i have gotten 16 hours in and I was getting 10 hours a day. Times are just hard not having any help with a sitter and trying to pay all the bills. I just keep telling myself one day at a time but its getting tough....Happy Fathers Day to all of you out there and be to send an extra prayer for all the men and families who arent going to be able to be with their loved ones tomorrow......My heart breaks for them all.

Update #24
June 16, 2022
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Today is Albuquerque birthday. It's just not the same without daddy here. We get to talk to him on the phone today, but we are saving our video calls for Sunday (fathers day) and Virginia's birthday next week. He was able to get commissary so he is going to make him a cake so he can eat it on the video with her. It melt and also breaks my heart how much he still tries for his girls even tho he is locked up in this night mare

Update #24
June 16, 2022
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Today is Albuquerque birthday. It's just not the same without daddy here. We get to talk to him on the phone today, but we are saving our video calls for Sunday (fathers day) and Virginia's birthday next week. He was able to get commissary so he is going to make him a cake so he can eat it on the video with her. It melt and also breaks my heart how much he still tries for his girls even tho he is locked up in this night mare

Update #22
June 11, 2022
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I meant to also update and tell everyone Alb is still holding in there, but he sure misses his girls. They have grown so much and another birthday for Virginia coming up that daddy won't be here :( I try to send him commissary every week because the food is so bad there if anyone wants to help, no one should have to eat the food they serve!

Update #22
June 11, 2022
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I meant to also update and tell everyone Alb is still holding in there, but he sure misses his girls. They have grown so much and another birthday for Virginia coming up that daddy won't be here :( I try to send him commissary every week because the food is so bad there if anyone wants to help, no one should have to eat the food they serve!

Update #21
June 11, 2022
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I feel like all I do is whine on here. It seems like the beginning would have been tougher but that is not the case. The last bit has been so rough.  Alb is back all in the local news which I hate because people come into work to talk about it, I get different looks and letters from people, a lot of the letters or emails are not any good others are very encouraging.  I had mentioned before I changed jobs so was without a pay check for a bit. Well I finally got a paycheck yesterday and they messed it up by over 400 dollars, and it will be weeks before it's fixed. I just can't win for the struggle lately....we love all of you guys! Thank you for everything you all do, and donations and sending g encouraging words!

Update #20
June 8, 2022
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I know I keep saying this, but it seems like it just keeps getting tougher and tougher. Albs mom is no longer watching the girls while I work. I thought it was just going to be this past 10 days but found out she is not gonna do it again. I already missed 10 hours of work this week. Albs upset because he cant talk to the girls like he wants because of the way I work and money. Its so much to talk to him on a daily basis. Our middle daughter is about to be 3 this month, along with Albuquerques birthday. Its just so hard to get in the birthday spirit this year and to just be able to afford it. I know single parents do this everyday but this is just something I never thought would happen and I have been staying so strong I am just ready to see light at the end of the tunnel. 

Update #18
June 5, 2022
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I was able to get the car fixed! It's been another rough week but getting through it. I've lost a lot of hours this week at work due to baby sitting issues. Not sure what next week is going to bring I know we will get through this some how but it seems like it's always something. The girls and I are trying to fix our yard up and put some mulch down to keep from having to weed eat so much and the girls enjoy doing things outside, and we also have our little garden so that's what we are going to do today and keep our minds busy

Update #18
June 5, 2022
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I was able to get the car fixed! It's been another rough week but getting through it. I've lost a lot of hours this week at work due to baby sitting issues. Not sure what next week is going to bring I know we will get through this some how but it seems like it's always something. The girls and I are trying to fix our yard up and put some mulch down to keep from having to weed eat so much and the girls enjoy doing things outside, and we also have our little garden so that's what we are going to do today and keep our minds busy

Update #17
May 31, 2022
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It seems like it's never getting easier,  but I know in time it will. As if build aren't adding up already my car is now messed up and going to take 600 or more to fix it. I don't get to talk to Albuquerque much so I haven't told him. He stressed enough in there as it is so I don't wanna make it any worse. Just seems like it's always something but this momma is doing all she can to stay strong! Keep us in your prayers please!

Update #16
May 26, 2022
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Sorry with the delay on updates. It seems I stay so busy with work and the girls. It has been rough this past money,  we haven't gotten to talk to Alb as much,  and even though I am still working I have went to mostly hourly so that has hurt my income until I get a steady pay check. On top of that because of Alb being locked up and me claiming the girls for the first time,  they have flagged us so I am still waiting on our taxes and they said it could take months! I try to not watch the news much or ready the news articles that gets put out because it only adds to the stress. Alb has been having a rough time being in jail now for over a year and still in a crappy County jail. The girls are getting so big everyday and he's missing out on so much everyday especially when he doesn't get to talk to them for a few days it's like they grow so much! 

Update #15
May 11, 2022
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The girls and I have gotten moved into our new how and still getting settled it. Trying to get all the bills and everything caught up from missing work to move. Its been a little harder talking to Alb lately because of the cost of the calls and video chats, Albuquerque had to take a plea deal last week. It was really the only way he could forward because of his criminial history. It is an 8 year plea so us girls are heartbroken. He goes for sentencing in September. I will keep updating and will have another update soon. The girls are needing mommy!

Update #13
April 18, 2022
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Id be lying if I said the past year has been easy, but Ill tell ya this past week I think has really been the hardest yet. With it being a over a year since he has been gone and still not convicted of anything breaks my heart for our girls. I said before Albuquerque does have a criminal history from years ago when he was a different person, but because of that it is really going to hurt him come sentencing. They are wanting him to sign an 8 year plea, and if he doesnt because of his criminal history they could get him for a lot more. I think about our girls and how much they have missed their daddy. Then I sit back and think about Alb, and how much I know he loves his girls and how heartbreaking this must be for him knowing he is missing all these little things from the girls lives day to day. Also knowing that it could be many more years before he is home with his 4Gs. Just something that has been weighing heavy on this Mamas mind. 

Update #12
April 17, 2022
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This past week has not been easy. April 14th was a hard day being one year simce they took him. Today is Easter and it just isnt the same without daddy here. We did get moved into our new home finally. Still in the process of fixing it all up so the girls can have a home and go back to normal as much as possible. The girls are excited the Easter bunny came and are having candy for breakfast. Happy Easter everyone!

Update #12
April 17, 2022
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This past week has not been easy. April 14th was a hard day being one year simce they took him. Today is Easter and it just isnt the same without daddy here. We did get moved into our new home finally. Still in the process of fixing it all up so the girls can have a home and go back to normal as much as possible. The girls are excited the Easter bunny came and are having candy for breakfast. Happy Easter everyone!

Update #10
April 14, 2022
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Tomorrow will be one year since they arrested Albuquerque and our anniversary....Tomorrow will be a hard day for all of us so please keep us in your thoughts and prayers. 

Update #10
April 14, 2022
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Tomorrow will be one year since they arrested Albuquerque and our anniversary....Tomorrow will be a hard day for all of us so please keep us in your thoughts and prayers. 

Update #9
April 8, 2022
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I am happy to update and say that we found a place!!! I am still working on cleaning it and getting it ready to move stuff in next week. It couldn't have happened without Patriot Freedom Project and the love and support from all of you true Patriots! We still have a long way to go but the girls having a place to call home again makes this Momma happy. Virginia has asked me everyday for 2 weeks she has wanted to go home and it broke my heart so much. Now she knows we are getting the new home so she is super excited. Keep us in your thoughts as we move our stuff out of storage soon because moving it all into storage was not easy, esp Alb having 4 of us we have a lot of stuff! 

Update #8
April 1, 2022
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Alb is doing ok. It's been rough on him knowing he has court dates coming up, and just the unknowing. The girls and I haven't found a place to live yet but hoping that good things are about to happen. I've been praying so much to just guide me in the right direction with these girls. In 2 weeks, it will be 1 year since they arrested him. I know everyone does but please just keep my family in your prayers during these challenging times, those girls miss their daddy so much.

Update #6
March 28, 2022
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I am not one to like to put my business out there, but the past week has been the hardest ever for me and these girls. We had to move out of our house for a few different reasons, and cant find anywhere to rent that is affordorable and in a decent neighborhood for me and the girls. So this week I have had to move everything into 2 storage buildings because the 5 of us have so much stuff and have been together for years. Nowhere really to go becuase we just cant find anything, My oldest is having to stay with my dad right now and I stay at a friends and the 2 youngest stay with me about half the week and with Grandma the other half. It is so hard not having our family together when we have been together from day one! Not only that I pretty much have moved everything myself with only a few people to help. I had to miss work and still am not done. But will get there its has just been really tough. Albuquerque also goes to court on March 31st so I will make another update soon. Just keep this mother and her angels in your prayers because this mother is dealing with more than I ever thought I would have too. But I AM A STRONG WOMAN! 

Update #6
March 28, 2022
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I am not one to like to put my business out there, but the past week has been the hardest ever for me and these girls. We had to move out of our house for a few different reasons, and cant find anywhere to rent that is affordorable and in a decent neighborhood for me and the girls. So this week I have had to move everything into 2 storage buildings because the 5 of us have so much stuff and have been together for years. Nowhere really to go becuase we just cant find anything, My oldest is having to stay with my dad right now and I stay at a friends and the 2 youngest stay with me about half the week and with Grandma the other half. It is so hard not having our family together when we have been together from day one! Not only that I pretty much have moved everything myself with only a few people to help. I had to miss work and still am not done. But will get there its has just been really tough. Albuquerque also goes to court on March 31st so I will make another update soon. Just keep this mother and her angels in your prayers because this mother is dealing with more than I ever thought I would have too. But I AM A STRONG WOMAN! 

Update #4
March 22, 2022
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Albuquerque goes to court at the end of March, and is having to make the decision to take the plea that is 8 years and has a lot of stipulations to it. If he doesn\'t take the plea deal he will have to go to trial, and they have already told him he wouldn\'t go to trial until at least March of 2023!!!!! Hes doing alright where he is but its not easy. The girls miss him so much but they still get to talk to him. The younger 2 doesn\'t understand so we just go with the flow. Please keep us all in your prayers as we need it at this time now more than ever.

Update #4
March 22, 2022
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Albuquerque goes to court at the end of March, and is having to make the decision to take the plea that is 8 years and has a lot of stipulations to it. If he doesn\'t take the plea deal he will have to go to trial, and they have already told him he wouldn\'t go to trial until at least March of 2023!!!!! Hes doing alright where he is but its not easy. The girls miss him so much but they still get to talk to him. The younger 2 doesn\'t understand so we just go with the flow. Please keep us all in your prayers as we need it at this time now more than ever.

Update #3
December 2, 2021
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He had court this week, they have post poned it until January of 2022 which just makes is very surreal that he will not be here for Christmas which is heart breaking. The girls and I are hanging in there. We all had RSV a while back and was very sick, but we are finally recovering from it. We still talk to him everyday which is needed for everyone us. 

Update #2
November 5, 2021
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Hello everyone! Just giving you an update. Alb is still being detained in Northern Neck. He has a court date at the end of this month but it is only a "status' meeting so nothing will come of it other than another court date. Just be sure to keep the girls and I in your prayers because we have been very sick the last few days and its been hard on me staying strong to take care of my sickness and the babies sickness, but god knows I can and thats why I am here. Have a blessed day.

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October 22, 2021
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I wanted to update everyone on Albuquerque, He is still incarcerted with no bond. He has had "status" meetings but nothing good yet. Yesterday his father passed away so it was a very hard day for all of us. Please continue keeping us in your prayers and now that I know how I will update on here. Thank you all to have donated, it means so much already.

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