How should an acknowledgment be worded?

The IRS provides the following 3 examples of written acknowledgments:

  • Thank you for your cash contribution of $300 that First Baptist Church received on December 12, 2006.
  • Thank you for your cash contribution of $350 that First Baptist Church received on May 6, 2006.  In exchange for your contribution, we gave you a cookbook with an estimated fair market value of $60.
  • Thank you for your contribution of a used oak baby crib and matching dresser that First Baptist Church received on March 15, 2006.  No goods or services were provided in exchange for your contribution.
 
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