From the time I can remember it was instilled in me to appreciate everything and anything that someone gave me or did for me. As a little girl I remember being taught manners. "Thank you" was one of my most…
Published November 18, 2009 by
No matter what the season or occasion, we all have times when we need to show our appreciation and say "Thank You" to a friend, client or family member. Sending a thank you gift with a hand-written note is a great way to show just how much you appreciate them and their efforts. I've also found in this new technology age that sending a simple thank you e-card can be fun. I personally love the Hoops & YoYo characters at Hallmark and now you can send those funny characters via e-mail to express your sentiments.
Over the years, I've seen people send thank you gifts and cards for many reasons, but the top 10 seem to be those listed below:
Last year, I organized a charity event to benefit our local food shelf. I sent hand-written thank you notes to each of the volunteers that helped man the booth and sell raffle tickets. We raised over $4000 for the food shelf and hopefully those people will help out again this year. If you've got reason to be appreciative, don't forget to say thanks...it makes everyone feel good!
Photograph: Thanks A Million Care Package (priced today at just $37)