I am writing this letter in support of [Name] as she applies for [job/school]. I am writing this letter because I am a close friend of [Name] and have known her for many years. I have seen her progress in life and I feel that she is extremely qualified for the position.
I have known [Name] since [meeting place]. We have been friends ever since. She is an extremely intelligent person who can think on her feet and is extremely resourceful. She has a very positive attitude and always helps others out when they need it. She is also a very hard worker who will do anything possible to get the job done.
I hope this letter has been helpful in your decision making process!
Dear [name of person receiving the letter],
I am writing this letter to recommend [name of person you are writing about].
I have known [name of person you are writing about] for [length of time] and have worked with him/her on [job/school/etc.]. He/she is a [description of person].
I believe that [job/school/etc.] would be an excellent fit for [person's name], as he/she is very [description of person] and has demonstrated [demonstration of person's strengths]. He/she also has some weaknesses that he/she has been working on, such as [weakness of person]. However, I believe that these weaknesses will not be a problem for him/her.
I would be happy to speak with you about this recommendation at any time.
I'm writing to you on behalf of [Name] in support of his application for [job/school/etc.] at [Place]. I have known [subject] for a few years now and consider him a close friend.
I believe that [subject] would be a great fit for [job/school/etc.] because he has a strong work ethic and a deep commitment to excellence. He is also very well-rounded, with interests ranging from [interest] to [interest]. He is also a very kindhearted person, and I have seen him help many people in need. He would be a great addition to your team!