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Money Services makes sending money to loved ones in California simple. Working with Western Union, we can send your money to the receiver in California quickly, giving you peace of mind. So whether you need to send money to a family member as a gift the holidays, or just want to help out a friend in need, you can do it easily with Money Services.

We have more than 2,000 locations across the US – if you’re ready to start sending money, check our handy store locator to find a Money Services close by. Your receiver can then pick up the cash at their nearest Ralphs store, or any participating Western Union agent location.

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Where your receiver

Money Services can be found in grocery stores across the US. In California:

  • Your receiver can pick up their cash at Ralphs
  • We’re based in various stores across Southern California

Why use Money Services

It’s simple and easy to send money to loved ones – and for them to collect it.

Money around the world in minutes†

Across town or around the world, they’ll get cash in just a few minutes from one of the 500,000 Western Union locations worldwide – or you can save on fees if there’s no rush.

Choose how and when your money arrives

You can choose from various options on how and when your cash arrives – In Minutes, Next Day† or Direct to a qualifying bank account.

My WU® members can earn points by sending qualifying money transfers

My WU® members earn points for sending qualifying money transfers, and can enjoy fast, easy and convenient transfers.

What you need to bring

  • Your cash or debit card

  • Your receiver’s name as it appears on their government-issued ID

  • Your receiver’s city/province/state and country

  • Your own government-issued ID

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What you need to bring

  • Your tracking number (MTCN)

  • A government-issued ID


Fees* vary based on a number of factors, but one of the most popular fees is $5 to send up to $50 for pick-up within the US.

† 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”).

*Fees and taxes may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees subject to change without notice.

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