Below are some very generous grant opportunities you can easily apply for to put book sets in your regions schools. No long grant application. Short and sweet.
Two of these require a community event so speaking in a classroom is perfect. Just bring in a veteran to read one of the books and talk about the importance of learning from these stories.
Order the books ahead of time and present them to the teacher and her classroom when you arrive.
Remember to thank your funder by inviting the press. If your part of a group organizing this, get your name out there too.