Sample Condolence letter to someone and offer help

GUIDELINES

  1. When writing a letter on giving sympathy for a loss or casualty, courteously recognize the reader's life mishap as you give him comfort and encouragement. Make the letter short yet genuine in order to assure the reader your confidence in him or her that he or he will be able to cope up with his or her life's mishap.
  2. Make him or her feel your sympathy.
  3. Express your sympathy with his or her loss, however, put most of the attention that the misfortune he or she is undergoing is temporary.
  4. Give additional sympathy and encouragement.

SAMPLE LETTER

[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],

I was shocked to hear about the robbery you and you children went through. It is a shame that there is such wickedness around in the world. You are probably feeling violated, but you have the strength of character to get through this. Until you have totally recovered, though, please let John and myself know if we can do anything to help.

Sincerely,

[Senders Name]
[Senders Title] -Optional-

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