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What to Write in a Thank You Card

Rajib Singha Apr 29, 2019
Well, this question arises when someone wants to express his/her gratitude in a way that involves something more than the word "Thank you!" The answer to this question awaits you in the following.
Those who give a sincere thought about writing thank you cards are among the ones who wish to express their gratitude in a special way; something that can make the other person realize that he was indeed helpful and that he is being deeply acknowledged for it.
However, sometimes, it is easy to be at a loss of words; the time when we just can't come up with the right words. But, when we do, one rule that always must be kept in mind is the rule of KISS - keep it sweet and simple.
Such notes do not have to be a flowery affair, and the words do not have to sound loud. All you need to do is to let the person know that you appreciate what he/she has done for you.

For Birthdays

Dear Granny,

Your thoughtful gift brought me so much warmth and love this birthday. The hand-knitted sweater looks amazing. I took it to be from a boutique until mom told me that you have knit it. With this, I hope to have a comfortable and warm trip to Big Bear, this winter. Waiting for another lovely gift like this for my next birthday...

Lots of love,

For Business Affairs

Dear Boss,

There could have been no better day to wish you a big thanks from all of us, on Boss' Day. Pleased to tell you that your sensible leadership and sincere efforts are truly appreciated by your team.

Thank You!


For Christmas

Dear Bobby,

Never had so much fun in the past few Christmas parties like we had last night at your place. Great tasting food, soothing music, and no superlatives for the drinks you served; they were all amazing. And hey, your neighbors are some great party people.

Thanks for making this Christmas a memorable one...


For Donation

Dear Mr. Peterson,

Our fundraising program was a great success and your donation was an essential part of it. The generosity that you have shown will be of great deal of help to Matt and his family.

Please know how grateful I am for your assistance for (name of the cause). Thank you very much!


For Funeral

Dear Celia,

I cannot think of any fancy words to thank you for your kind presence at the funeral and also, your prompt help in making the arrangements. Knowing that such good people like you will miss my mother made my burden a bit lighter.

Thank you so much for coming and, for the beautiful flowers. I really appreciate your thoughtfulness.

Sincere Regards,

For Get Well Soon Wishes

Dear Nelson,

I would have been in a lot of trouble if it wasn't for your continuous help in cooking for my kids, looking after jewels, taking the kids out, to name a few. Really, your thoughtful help and effort took off a lot of load from my stress and helped me recuperate sooner.

Thank you from the bottom of my heart...


For Job Interview

Dear Mr. Fredrick,

Thank you for scheduling your time to discuss the position of Adwords representative at Company (Y) with me. My strong attention to checking to ad content, quality and accuracy, and experience to optimize keywords lists will make a good candidate for this job.

Thanks again for your time.

Warm regards

For Money Gifts

Dear Helen,

You made this New Year more gleeful and fun for the kids. Tommy has already started going gaga over the game he bought, and Kelly is overwhelmed with the thought of what to buy.

It has always been a great feeling to see you and it is still. Wish you a very Happy New Year!


For Teachers

Dear Mrs. White,

Heard great things about you before I sent Gibson to school. And I would like to tell you that I have not been disappointed. Your rational and sensible approach towards studies and lovable way of teaching find great appreciation in Gibson's words when he speaks about his school.

Thank you for being such a great teacher...

Best wishes,
One vital point here is the importance of writing the words in cursive handwriting. It does add to your sincere expression. Just remember, writing in a thank you card is no rocket science; sincere thoughts and heartfelt gratitude are the main ingredients. If you have them in place, things become easier.