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Thanking You This International Day of Family Remittances

Happy International Day of Family Remittances!

Every year, on June 16th, we celebrate International Day of Family Remittances to honor those who send money transfers to loved ones worldwide.

The United Nations reports that over 200 million individuals are providing life-changing support to their 800 million loved ones by sending over $647 billion in 2022.1 Remittances increased by an estimated 3.8% in 2023 compared to the previous year, according to the World Bank,2 with India, Mexico, and China as top recipients.

International Remittances represent unwavering love, devotion and sacrifice. Your commitment to helping your family and friends impacts lives, transforms communities and inspires everything we do. Whether you send money to provide for your family's education, medical care or basic needs, you are making a lasting mark that deserves recognition. 

With over $40 billion in remittances sent worldwide and a presence in over 200 countries and territories, we thank you for choosing MoneyGram to ensure your money gets home. We remain dedicated to providing fast, reliable and convenient money transfers and are always innovating our technology to make money transfers even easier. 

To send remittances abroad to loved ones without a checkout line, use the MoneyGram® Money Transfers app, now with over 10 million downloads and a 4.9 rating in the app store, or visit the MoneyGram® United States website to Send Money Online

Here’s how you can send money home in 3 easy steps:

  1. Download or open the MoneyGram® Money Transfers app or visit the MoneyGram® United States website.
  1. Select the receiver country and enter how much you want to transfer.
  1. Login, then Choose a receive option, pick a payment method and send!



1  International Day of Family Remittances - United Nations Report

2  World Bank Report