On Mother’s Day, Send the Perfect Gift through Western Union

On Mother’s Day, Send the Perfect Gift through Western Union

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 04, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — A mother’s love is universal and the ways to honor her on Mother’s Day are virtually endless. This year, The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a global leader in money transfers, reminds sons and daughters that the one gift that’s a perfect fit, will always be welcomed, and will never be exchanged, is cash.

In today’s difficult economy, the most appreciated gift for any occasion is cash. Whether your mom may live two states away or on the other side of the globe, a great way to send her that perfect gift is with Western Union.

“Whether you call your mother Mom, Mama, or Maht, a mother’s love is understood in every language. Western Union knows that surprising Mom with cash, the perfect gift, will make the day extra special for any mother, anywhere,” said Victoria Lopez-Negrete, senior vice president product management, Western Union.

To further enhance a consumer’s gift giving experience during Mother’s Day, this year Western Union is rewarding consumers with special promotional offers. With qualifying money transfers through June 30, consumers have a chance to win 4 times the amount sent, up to a maximum prize of $5,000. Or consumers will receive special discount offers on their receipts. Everybody receives something.

“Each year, mothers look forward to getting cards, flowers and chocolates from their children on Mother’s Day. This year you can surprise and delight her with a gift that is totally unexpected, and one that will be wholeheartedly appreciated - the gift of cash,” added Lopez-Negrete.

When it comes to sending the gift of cash for Mother’s Day, a graduation, a wedding or any other special occasion, Western Union reminds consumers their gift of cash can be ready in just a matter of minutes* by simply conducting the transaction at one of nearly 44,000 Western Union(R) Agent locations throughout the U.S. The Western Union Money Transfer(R) service is convenient and reliable, and consumers can rest assured that by sending money now, their mother will receive her gift on time for a memorable Mother’s Day.

* Funds availability subject to terms and conditions or service, including Agent location hours and differences in time zones.See Send Money form for Restrictions.

About Western Union

The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) is a leader in global money transfer services. Together with its Vigo and Orlandi Valuta branded money transfer services, Western Union provides consumers with fast, reliable and convenient ways to send and receive money around the world, as well as send payments and purchase money orders. It operates through a combined network of more than 379,000 Agent locations in 200 countries and territories. Famous for its pioneering telegraph services, the original Western Union dates back to 1851. For more information, visit www.westernunion.com.

Comments are closed.