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Sending money to Illinois is easy with the help of Money Services and Western Union. Whether you’re sending money to a friend in need, or want to send a Mother’s Day gift to a loved one in Illinois, we can help. With locations across the state, your receiver will be able to collect the cash from a store that’s convenient for them, or any participating Western Union agent location.

Our handy store locator can help you find your nearest Money Services – we’re located in more than 30 states – and our friendly store associates can help you transfer money with ease. Choose the payment option that best suits your needs – send cash in minutes†, or save on fees if the transfer doesn’t need to be immediate.

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Where your receiver

Money Services helps customers send and pick up money across the US every day. In Illinois:

  • We’re based in Kroger stores
  • Your receiver will find us in over 40 locations

Why use Money Services

Money Services customers enjoy a wide range of benefits when they choose to send money with us.

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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