Writing Thank You Cards

We often forget the value in writing thank you cards. Electronic communication has made a written thank you letters almost obsolete. Many people no longer see the value in writing a quick note of thanks and some don’t even take the time to drop a quick sms or email, even if it’s late it’s “better than never”. Children need to be reminded of their value and encouraged to write them.

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When Should a Personal Thank You Letter be Sent?

A handwritten thank you letter is best. Should this not be an option then an email version is acceptable, it should be well written and convey your gratitude and appreciation in a meaningful way.

A thank-you letter should be sent to express gratitude and appreciation for:

  • Birthday gifts.
  • Personal favours.
  • Personal support.
  • Job interviews.
  • Salary increases or bonuses.
  • Lunch or dinner parties
  • Baby gifts
  • Get well gifts or flowers
  • Sympathy gifts or flowers
  • Funeral thanks
  • Donations
  • Farewell gifts.
  • Farewell parties.
  • Job opportunities.
  • Fathers day gifts
  • Mothers Day gifts
  • Graduation support or gifts.
  • Referrals
  • Sales
  • Teachers
  • Wedding gifts
  • Wedding parties
  • Volunteers



Recommended Links

How to Write a Personal Thank You letter

Birthday Thank You Note Examples

Dinner Party Thank You Note Examples

Formal letter format.

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