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Celebrate Mother’s Day by gifting money to someone special so they can choose what they like – whether it’s a floral bouquet or a new outfit. Sending money with Money Services is quick and easy, and our reliable service means your special someone is sure to be reminded of how much they mean to you today, and every day.

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Send money your way with

  • Pay online – no need to go in store

  • Fast and easy transfers of up to $5,000

  • Send to bank account or for cash pick up

  • Send the gift of money to Mom for Mother’s Day.

Send money for Mother's Day

Your mom or mother figure deserves a treat on Mother’s Day – that’s why Money Services has made sending and picking up money straightforward.

Send money in a matter of minutes†

Send money virtually anywhere within the US or around the world – our service is powered by Western Union.

Pick up your cash at one of our convenient locations

Your loved one can access their cash gift at their local Money Services or Western Union agent location.

My WU® rewards

My WU® members can earn rewards every time they send a qualifying money transfer, and take advantage of the fast and convenient service.

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.

  • Select ‘Cash Pick-up’.

  • Decide on your transfer 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.

  • 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.

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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 13th 2018
Hispanic Mother’s Day May 10th 2018
Mother’s Day May 12th 2019
Hispanic Mother’s Day May 10th 2019
Mother’s Day May 10th 2020
Hispanic Mother’s Day May 10th 2020
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 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.

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