1. Thank them for the specific help they accorded to you.
  2. Let them know how much you value their friendship.


[Senders Name]
[Address line]
[State, ZIP Code]

[Letter Date]

[Recipients Name]
[Address line]
[State, ZIP Code]

[Subject: Normally bold, summarizes the intention of the letter] -Optional-

Dear [Recipients Name],

We would like to express our most heartfelt appreciation for your love and support during this difficult time. Thank you for your kindness, your concern, your warm words and your presence meant a great deal to us.

It is during times like this that we know the true value of our close friends. You are and have always been a generous friend to the family and for that we are sincerely grateful. May God bless you.


[Senders Name]
[Senders Title] -Optional-

[Enclosures: number] - Optional -
cc: [Name of copy recipient] - Optional -