Saying Thank You for Your Help: 36 Example Messages

Whenever someone helps you, it’s thoughtful to express your gratitude. 

Knowing what to say beyond “Thank you for your help” may feel challenging. 

Below are examples and tips to help you write your thank you message or note. 

<h2″>​Short Ways To Say Thank You For the Help

These messages are short and to the point. They are alternatives to saying, “Thank you for your help.”

  1. Thank you for helping today.
  2. I appreciate your help today and always!
  3. Thank you for being there for me and always helping when I ask.
  4. I am grateful for you and your help.
  5. Thank you for being a great, supportive friend to me.
  6. You are an excellent helper! Thank you.
  7. Thanks for the help!
  8. Thank you for taking the time to help me this week.
  9. I am grateful for your support. Thank you for helping me out today.
  10. Thank you very much for all your help and support.
  11. Thank you for helping me.
  12. Thanks for your help. I appreciate you. 
  13. I’m thankful for your help. Thanks for making my day easier.
  14. Thank you so much for everything you’ve done to help.
  15. I sincerely appreciate all of your assistance and help.

There are templates and examples below if you want to write a longer thank-you message. 

Thank You For Your Help Template Messages

Below are some basic templates to help you say thank you for your help.  

You can send a text, instant message, email, or handwritten note. Including two or three sentences can make your note feel more personal. 

You can adjust the wording as needed for nearly any workplace or personal situation. 

#1 Thank you for the help with [what they helped you with]. I am grateful for your help because [enter reason].

#2 Thanks for coming over to help me with the project. I appreciate your time! [And then go on to say why the help was helpful].

#3 We appreciate your support. The time you spent helping us made a difference. [Then list how you benefited from their help].

The examples below the tips will be examples of what you could say. The best thank you notes are specific and will share why or how you appreciated the help.

​Thank You For Your Help Message Examples

Here are some examples for thanking friends or family after they have helped you. For saying thanking to coworkers that helped you in some time, read the Thank You Messages for Coworkers.

#1 I am thankful for your help and support with my kids. I am glad that I can depend on you. Because of your willingness to help for a few hours each day, I can keep the job I love.

#2 I am grateful for your help with the kids. They love having you as a babysitter when things come up at the last minute at work. Also, I appreciate your willingness to pick them up from school. They always live spending more time with you.

#3 Thank you for the help and support. I got over that hurdle [in your note, you can say what the hurdle was] because of your willingness to help me. I promise to pay it forward someday.

#4 We appreciate your support. Learning how to stay on a budget has been a challenge. We are grateful to have you for accountability. Since we’ve been married, we have money in our savings account for the first time. Knowing that you will see where we spent our money has made had a significant impact on our spending.

#5 Thank you so much for helping me. Your help and support helped me get through [say what that was]. I am glad we met and became friends. You are a blessing in my life and many others.

#6 I appreciate all the help you’ve been giving me lately! Unpacking boxes has been much more fun with you being there to talk to. I will take you out to dinner to reward you for so much help when we are done.

#7 I am grateful to you for helping me get through when I was laid off. As you know, I was feeling depressed about it. I am grateful that you were there for me and listened. Your help and encouragement made a difference in my life.

#8 Thank you for all of your help and support last week. I appreciate you coming over and watching the kids when I had to work overtime. They said they had fun playing games with you and hope I have to work overtime again soon. You are a blessing to all of us.

#9 Thank you so much for your help and support yesterday. I am grateful you took time out to help with [what they helped with] when when I texted you. I feel lucky to have you as my friend. 

#10 Thank you so much for your help. I really appreciate it. Your support as I was searching for a new job was outstanding. You are a true friend, and I found the job faster because of your tips.

#11 You’ve been so helpful the last few weeks. I’m grateful for your monetary support when I was short on rent. You’ll be happy to know that I start a higher-paying job on Monday. I have so much appreciation for you for keeping me out of the homeless shelter.

#12 I would like to thank you for all your help and support. Learning to cook healthy meals that help my [health condition] has been challenging. Thank you for recommending recipes and sharing the cookbooks you have used. I am starting to feel better!

#13 Thank you for your help and support in organizing the [birthday party, wedding, baby shower, etc.]. I appreciate that you made the invitation list and addressed and mailed the invitations. You saved me so much time. And the [event] was a great success!

#14 Thank you for all of your help and support cleaning the [office, house, church, another place] on Friday. Doing the work together made it feel fun for me. Blasting music and singing made the time fly by. And I enjoyed getting to know you better when we took a break for lunch.

#15 Thank you very much for your help with my beginner crotchet questions. I’m starting to get the hang of it. I will try a basic scarf pattern soon. Again, I appreciate your support and willingness to share your expertise with me!

#16 I greatly appreciate all of your help and support as I learn how to get the unfriendly outdoor cats fixed. I am so thankful to you have as my mentor. The cat population will stabilize soon my my neighborhood. 

Thank You For The Help With A Project

A project could be a task at work or a DIY project 

To improve your thank you message, say what the project was instead of saying “project” in your message (unless it makes sense to say project). 

#1 I want to take a few minutes to recognize your help with the big project last week. I am unsure I could have finished it on time without your help. Your time and efforts are very much appreciated.

#2 Your help with the project was awesome! I felt over my head and completely lost when Violet needed to make a photo collage for school. It’s been so long since I’ve printed pictures. Your guidance on how to print them at the store was perfect. Violet got an A+ on her assignment!

#3 That project was much more time-consuming than expected. Now I know how to plan for next time. I appreciate you chipping in and helping to get it done on time.

#4 I am thankful for your help with my painting project. Your kindness is appreciated. I was starting to feel like the room would never get painted. It looks great! Thanks again for painting it for me.

#5 Thank you for helping me put the new cat towers together. Assembling the cat towers at home made the project more affordable. And you were great at using the drill to save time. The cats are enjoying the new towers.

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Author: Heidi Bender

Title: Writer

Expertise: Thank You Notes

Heidi Bender is a writer and author who founded Tons of Thanks. She aims to help people write thank-you notes by providing examples and tips. She is the author of She is the author of A Modern Guide to Writing Thank-You Notes.