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Sample Congressional Meeting Thank You Note
National Alliance to End Homelessness
Advocacy Resource | December 1, 2010
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You can use this letter as a template for drafting your note of thanks for the congressional meeting.
PLACE ON YOUR LETTERHEAD
The Honorable (FIRST AND LAST NAME OF MEMBER)
Dear (SENATOR/REPRESENTATIVE X),
I want to thank you for taking the time to meet with me while I was in Washington, DC last week. I greatly appreciate your efforts to advance federal policies that will allow communities like (CITY) to continue preventing and ending homelessness.
(RESTATE THE POLICY ISSUE.)
(SUMMARIZE ANY COMMITMENTS MADE. FOR EXAMPLE: STATE AN AGREEMENT YOU MADE TO SEND MORE INFORMATION, A COMMITMENT FROM THE MEMBER TO TAKE ANY SORT OF ACTION IN SUPPORT OF THE REQUEST, A COMMITMENT BY THE MEMBER TO VISIT YOUR PROGRAM, OR AN AGREEMENT THAT YOU MADE TO FOLLOW UP WITH HIS/HER OFFICE AT A PARTICULAR TIME.)
Thank you for your consideration of this request. I look forward to continuing to work with you on this crucial initiative and welcome any request for additional information.