ANTIOCH, Calif. (KTVU) - Over a dozen colorful new scarves hang from the branches of the trees that line City Park in Antioch, California.
Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas tags tied with yarn held together thoughtful notes which blew gently in the crisp December afternoon air, including: “I am not lost – I was made for you.”
Nothing on the yards of cloth left behind a clue as to who was responsible for the random act of holiday kindness, only the hashtag #scarfmovement in the note. No name. No website. Just a unifying hashtag assigned to a not so random act of kindness.
"It's a mystery. They just appeared a couple days ago. No one knows who put them there, but it’s just so nice, they're beautiful." said Antioch resident Charity Ray.
Ray says she saw a man collecting cans stop and take one off the tree. She was in the park, intrigued, and went to check it out. Ray grabbed a scarf and wrapped it around her neck and shoulders with a smile.
"I just want to thank them, whoever they are,” Ray said. "And please keep spreading the joy in other communities -- there are a lot of people out there that are cold and could really use a scarf."