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Stop by your local Money Services to send the gift of money this Mother’s Day – whether it’s for your mom, step-mom, grandma or another loved one.

  • Send money as a Mother’s Day gift
  • Use Money Services in over 2,000 Kroger Family of Stores
  • Quickly and securely wire gifts ranging up to $10,000
  • Safely deliver funds using Ria Money Transfer or Western Union
  • If your mom live overseas you can transfer to more than 200 countries and 400,000 agent locations worldwide
  • Want to know more? Find out more about us

Ways you can

Your mom or mother figure deserves a treat on Mother’s Day – that’s why Money Services has made sending money straightforward. We offer several different ways to transfer money to celebrate Mother’s Day.

In Store

Send money around the world or within the US in minutes with Western Union or Ria. Find your most convenient store.

Stage and Pay

Start your money transfer at home and complete in store with the help of our trained team. Get started.

Online

Complete your money transfer from the comfort of your own home. Start here.

Why Send

Money Services makes it fast, safe and easy to send money for Mother’s Day, wherever in the world your loved one lives and however much you wish to gift. Pick between two money transfer providers – Ria and Western Union. Transfer up to $10,000 USD with Ria or $5,000 with Western Union.

Send money directly to their bank account online, arrange for them to pick it up in-store or combine the two by starting your money transfer online and completing in-store. Understand how we ensure your Mother’s Day gifts are sent safely and securely through our work with Ria and Western Union.

Track your money transfer using Ria’s PIN or Western Union’s MTCN or sign up for SMS text notifications to receive an instant notification when your funds have been paid out

  • Send money online

  • In-store support

  • Help manage your money

  • Easily send money your way


How to send

Money Services has made sending money for Mother’s Day simple. Visit your local Money Services to send money around the world or within the US. Follow our guide for sending money:

  • Search for your nearest Money Services with our helpful store locator.

  • Stop by and give the store associate the receiver’s name, their location, and the amount you want to send so the associate can set up the transfer.

  • Choose Ria or Western Union to deliver your money transfer.

  • Select cash pick-up or bank deposit delivery option.

  • Give the fee* and amount to be sent to the store associate either as cash or using a bank-issued debit card from the US. Present your valid photo ID, if required.

  • For Ria: The recipient will need the PIN and valid photo ID.

  • For Western Union: Let the receiver know the 10-digit Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) and to bring their photo ID so they can collect their Mother’s Day cash gift.

About the

The first official Mother’s Day in the United States was celebrated on May 10th 1908 in West Virginia, but the tradition dates back long before this. With links as far back as the ancient Greeks and Romans, Mother’s Day is a day to recognize motherhood and maternal bonds in general.

We’ve provided a useful list of Mother’s Day dates to help ensure you’re on time with your gifts of money through Money Services.

Occasion Date Year
Mother’s Day May 9th 2021
Hispanic Mother’s Day May 10th 2021
Mother’s Day May 8th 2022
Hispanic Mother’s Day May 10th 2022
Mother’s Day May 14th 2023
Hispanic Mother’s Day May 10th 2023

Kroger engages in the money transmission business as an authorized delegate of Western Union Financial Services, Inc. under Chapter 151 of the Texas Finance Code.  If you have a complaint, please contact Western Union Customer Service first at 1-800-325-6000.  After contacting Western Union Financial Services, Inc. and if you still have an unresolved complaint regarding the company’s money transmission services, please contact the Texas Department of Banking at 2601 North Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX 78705 – telephone number 1-877-276-5554 (toll free) or visit www.dob.texas.gov for more information.

*Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees, foreign exchange rates and taxes may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates are subject to change without notice.

†Date available will be displayed on receipt for international transfers over $15. Service and funds availability depends on certain factors including the Service selected, the selection of delayed delivery options, special terms applicable to each Service, amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, consumer protection issues, identification requirements, delivery restrictions, agent location hours, and differences in time zones (collectively, “Restrictions”).

**Fee reductions apply only to the Western Union transfer fee for a single Western Union Money Transfer or Quick Collect transaction. Excludes all other services, including without limitation, online bill payments, and money transfers via social/chat applications. Points used will not be reversible and if amount of transfer fee is less than redeemed discount, no cash, credit or refund will be provided. Western Union reserves the right to offer promotional discounts that cannot be combined with My WU fee reductions.

Services may be provided by Western Union Financial Services, Inc. NMLS# 906983 and/or Western Union International Services, LLC NMLS# 906985, which are licensed as Money Transmitters by the New York State Department of Financial Services.  See terms and conditions for details.

The Western Union name, logo and related trademarks and service marks, owned by Western Union Holdings, Inc., are used with permission.

Ria is a registered trademark of Continental Exchange Solutions, Inc. NMLS #920968, dba Ria Financial Services. Kroger is an authorized delegate of Ria (Continental Exchange Solutions, Inc.) pursuant to Chapter 151 of the Texas Finance Code. If you have a complaint, please call Ria at (855) 355-2145 or visit https://us.riafinancial.com/en/legal/file-complaint.

For Texas consumers: Ria is licensed under Chapter 151 of the Texas Finance Code.  After contacting Ria, if you still have a complaint regarding the company’s money transmission services, please contact the Texas Department of Banking at 2601 North Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX 78705 – telephone number 1-877-276-5554 (toll free) or visit www.dob.texas.gov for more information.

For consumers in all other states: see full terms and conditions, including regulatory contact information, on your receipt.

Date available will be displayed on receipt for all transfers. Service and funds availability depends on certain factors including the amount sent, destination country, currency availability, fraud prevention measures, regulatory issues, consumer protection issues, identification requirements, delivery restrictions, agent location hours, and differences in time zones.

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