Forget bikini car wash! The new hotness in raising money in today's tough economy is ... elephant car wash!
The elephants at the Wildlife Safari near Eugene, Oregon are fundraising and they don't seem to mind. The safari's three African elephants, Tiki, Alice, and George, have a job at the new "Elephant Car Wash".
For $20, visitors can have an up-close-and-personal encounter with the elephants as they wash down their car.
There's no guarantee that your car will actually get cleaned, but hey, everybody seems to be having fun!
http://www.necn.com/Boston/Arts-Entertainment/2009/07/11/Elephant-Car-Wash-a-big-hit/1247310831.html (with self-starting video)