No one has had it rougher for the last 13+ months than the mothers of the world. From being the head of the household as it is, to suddenly being thrust into an unexpected teacher role as well during online courses, plus going to their jobs and keeping the family running as fluidly as mothers tend to do, they deserve some good karma there way.

That's why 94 9 HOM is giving moms the chance to score a $500 online shopping spree with our Mother's Day Layaway, thanks to Capitol Records! Would you get a piece of jewelry you've had your eye on for a bit? Some new wall art for your home? Spoil yourself with flowers and candy? The choices are yours!

Here's How It Works:

  • Before you do anything else, make sure your download our free app or ask Alexa to listen to 94 9 HOM.
  • Every weekday at 8:20, 12:20, and 4:20, we'll give you a code word to enter into our free station app
  • The more code words you enter each day, the better chance you'll have to win

Our Mother's Day Layaway kicks off on Monday, May 3, and we'll randomly select one winner of all the entries on Friday, May 7. Make sure you download our free app so you're ready to win!

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