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The 5-Day Preparedness Challenge includes...

5 Days of Expert Emergency Preparedness Training ($597 value) - You get 5 days of training where myself and some of my guest preparedness experts spend about 60-90 minutes on each of the 5 days teaching you solid, actionable steps to better prepare yourself and your family for emergencies.

BONUS #1: The Ultimate Emergency Kit Checklist ($49 value) - A great cheat sheet for putting together your personal, work, school, and car emergency kits and saving a TON of time. We have compiled ideas for food, water, shelter, cooking, light, electricity, communication, first-aid, medical, warmth, heating, clothing, pets, pastimes, hygiene, toiletries, keepsakes, important documents, protection, safety, etc.

BONUS #2: Personalized Preparedness Assessment ($49 value) - As a part of the course, we give you a free preparedness assessment that helps show you what you're doing well and what you should improve upon to better protect yourself and your family. Use the assessment to help you focus your preparedness efforts and plans. ​​​

BONUS #3: Preparedness Support Group ($39 value) - You'll be given access to a Facebook group where you will be able to mingle with, share, and learn from other like-minded individuals. This can become a great resource for you before, during, and after the 5-day Preparedness Challenge.

​​​30-Day 100% Money-Back Guarantee - I guarantee that you will learn solid, actionable steps to better prepare yourself and your family for emergencies. If you are not completely satisfied with what you have learned, I will give you your money back, no questions asked!!!

(This special price is a limited-time promotion.)


Don't wait any longer to get prepared.

When I lived in Brazil in 1990, Brazil went through over 30,000% inflation, and money became almost worthless.

If you had $1,000 at the beginning of January, it was worth $25 by the end of March, and if you had $30,000 in your bank account at the beginning of the year, it was worth less than $1 by the end of the year.

I remember that people would spend their money as quickly as possible on anything they could get before their money lost all its value. Even worse, product quality went down significantly, product selection became less available, and prices continued to rise.

The crazy thing is that I see similar patterns between what happened in Brazil and what is currently happening in our wonderful USA. It doesn't take much for an economy to fall apart quickly, without warning.

I'm a first generation American and my mom actually came from Brazil and my dad from Greece, both looking for a better quality life back in the 1960s.

I was raised to love the United States and to stand up for freedom and our amazing God-given constitution.

I even get choked up pretty much every time I'm with a group of people and we all say the pledge of allegiance together or sing the national anthem (the bigger the group, the more I get choked up).

I love our country, and I've made it my mission to protect good families through emergency preparedness.

I can't tell you how many thousands of people I've talked to and met over the last 12 years of doing preparedness professionally that say to me they want to get prepared, but then they do nothing (or barely anything) about it.

These are the same people that think they will find plenty of supplies during a crisis or they'll be able to "buy" their way out of any mess when things get bad enough.

The truth is, I've been doing preparedness long enough to see trends, and those who know me, know I'm not an alarmist (I'm more of an optimist), but I see some really bad things on the horizon that might shock you.  

(Remember, I'm at the forefront of the preparedness industry and I see what's happening, especially with food supply chains.)

I'm more convinced than ever before that there are groups that are dead set on breaking down our society.

With that in mind, I encourage you to not wait any longer, but to get prepared, once and for all, before the pressures of an increasingly fragile economy, decreasing supply chains, and disturbing political agendas get too far out of control.

There are some tough times coming that will surprise all of us if they continue in the same trajectory I see happening right now.

You probably already understand that we can’t rely on our government to fix this mess for us.

It becomes our responsibility to do something about it to keep our families safe.

Nobody else will do it for us, right?!

You've probably heard the saying "it's better to be prepared a year too early, than even one day too late."

Well, it's even more important in the times we are living than ever before.

I encourage you to not procrastinate until it's too late, and don't get left behind!

You have everything to gain by joining the challenge. And, I guarantee it will be worth your time or I will give you ALL your money back. (You have nothing to lose.)

Commit yourself now. Join the 5-Day Preparedness Challenge today!

Now Just $17 (reg. $597)

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The 5-Day

Preparedness Challenge

Getting prepared for emergencies can be tough... especially if you’re unsure what to focus on first in order to spend your time and money wisely.

Enter the 5-Day Preparedness Challenge

Give me just 60-90 minutes a day, and over 5 days, I’ll teach you all 7 Steps of Preparedness... without getting stuck, lost, or overwhelmed during the process!

Imagine how confident you’ll feel to have a game plan and know what steps to take to get yourself and your loved ones prepared.

You'll thank yourself and your loved ones will thank you for not procrastinating, for taking action, and for being able to give them the peace of mind that comes from being prepared.

Here's How It'll Work:

When you sign up for the 5-Day Preparedness Challenge, you’ll join me for class each day where you'll learn how to prepare for emergencies. Because this course is normally $597 (but you are only paying $17), you get access to the course for 5 days only before the content disappears. So, don't procrastinate! It only takes about 60-90 minutes a day, and it's fun, informative, and motivating!

And, as a SPECIAL BONUS, if you finish the course within 5 days, you get to keep the course as my FREE GIFT to you for taking action.

You'll also be joining other like-minded families in a private Facebook group where you can mingle and ask questions.

Here’s a sneak peek at what to expect when you join the 5-Day Preparedness Challenge!...

Day 1

Preparedness Mindset & Risk Assessment

We’re not wasting any time! We kick off your first day of the challenge by helping you identify AND understand what your biggest risks are! (unless you really know your risks, you can only get prepared half way.)

You'll walk away from today having learned...

  • ​How to Thrive: Being a "prepper" or a "survivalist" isn't enough.

  • The 7 Steps: Understand how simple and doable preparedness can be, if you just follow the right steps.

  • Biggest Risks: Understand your 3-5 biggest risks and how to prepare against them.

Day 2

Grab-n-Go Kits &
Water Preparedness

On day two, we’ll show you ways to survive the first 3-5 days of a sudden emergency situation. You'll also learn more about the ins and outs of emergency water, to help you and your loved ones not go thirsty!

You'll walk away from today having learned...

  • Grab-n-Go: Learn about grab-n-go emergency kits.

  • Planning Steps: To prepare for sudden emergencies right, you need the right plans

  • Water Preparedness: Water can be tricky, but you'll learn what to do.

Day 3

Food Preparedness

On day three, we’ll help you understand one of biggest “backbones” of preparedness... food!

You'll walk away from today having learned...

  • The 5 Food Killers: Find out which foods will store long-term on a shelf and which ones won't, even if they claim "up-to" 25-year shelf lives.

  • The Best Foods: It might surprise you to know which food items are the best ones to store for the long-term.

  • ​​Food Packaging: There are certain ways to store and use your food when it comes to long-term emergencies.

Day 4

Meet Your Other Needs

When your core basic needs are met, there are a number of other priorities in preparedness you should be aware of. You'll want to know what these are and the skills that go along with them.

You'll walk away from today having learned...

  • Power: Know the best ways to keep the lights on when the power goes out in your neighborhood. ​

  • Your Other Needs: Discover the 10 subjects each person needs to put in place to survive a long-term emergency. ​

  • Be a Protector: Understand how to keep your family safe from the elements and bad people during an emergency.

Day 5

How to Beat Inflation & Help Others Prepare

I'll share some of the lessons I learned from living in Brazil during 30,000%+ inflation that will help you know how to prepare your family for tough economic times.

You'll walk away from today having learned...

  • ​Inflation Hedges: What I learned from a hotdog street vendor in Brazil that changed how I protect myself from inflation.

  • ​Extra Storage: Know items you should store up on that help you focus your money in the right places to help you avoid being depressed even during a depression.

  • Help Others Prepare: You're always 72 hours away from a town riot and when your neighbors aren't prepared, neither are you. We'll help you find good ways to motivate those people around you who need to prepare.

Here is what some of Marcello's clients say...

I trust Marcello and love working with him!

What impresses me most about Marcello is his knowledge, his connections, and also his integrity. He digs deep so he can provide great solutions to his clients. That's probably the reason why many of us keep coming back to Marcello over and over. He is the best of the best and has helped myself (as a preparedness professional and a mother) and has helped my family so much. I love working with Marcello!

Krista K.

Preparedness Coach

Marcello really knows the industry!

Redfora is the creator of The Earthquake Bag and as a fast growing company we service lots of clients in the preparedness world and need to keep up to speed. Marcello has helped us understand the science behind what works and what doesn't, and has opened up some great connections we wouldn't have had otherwise. Marcello knows the industry extremely well. Thank you again Marcello!

Skyler Hallgren

Co-Owner - Redfora

Marcello is a Preparedness sherpa!

Within the preparedness community, most of my time was wasted researching topics, with little guidance, until I found your course. You are a Sherpa in the preparedness industry and have saved me the costly mistakes of choosing the wrong suppliers. You've helped me know how to prepare the right way for any disaster event. Working with you is the best decision we’ve ever made to protect our family.

Michelle N.

7PrepSteps Graduate

As the owner of one of the oldest emergency preparedness companies nationwide, I personally want to thank Marcello for teaching me principles that have helped me with my clients and my family of 7 children. Marcello is the top of the industry when it comes to understanding and teaching the right principles and practices to help individuals, families, and organizations get prepared the right way.

Al Cabacungan - CEO/Founder - Be Ready 

Now, for just $17, get the 5-day challenge course (plus bonuses) to help you keep your loved ones safer in a crisis.

The 5-Day Preparedness Challenge will help you...

  • Replace fear and anxiety with peace of mind as you gather what you need to survive an emergency with the 7 pillars of emergency preparedness.

  • ​​Develop confidence to face challenges as you understand the top 3-5 deadliest risks to you and your family through a personalized risk assessment.

  • ​​Keep your loved ones safe as you understand where YOU stand with your current emergency preparedness and how to make necessary changes.

  • Save time and money as you get preparedness advice from an industry expert who has spent tens of thousands of hours in research and experience so you don't have to do the same.

Normally, this training runs for $597, but you get it...

right now for just $17

100% money back guarantee

If you are not completely satisfied with what you have learned, I will give you your money back, no questions asked!!!

I guarantee that you will learn solid, actionable steps to better prepare yourself and your family against emergencies… this is not some 5-day pitch-fest where I try to sell you a bunch of stuff.

In fact, I am so confident that you will gain valuable information that I am offering you my iron-clad, 100% satisfaction money-back guarantee.

I guarantee that you will learn solid, actionable steps to better prepare yourself and your family against emergencies… this is not some 5-day pitch-fest where I try to sell you a bunch of stuff.

In fact, I am so confident that you will gain valuable information that I am offering you my iron-clad, 100% satisfaction money-back guarantee.

Here’s to your success,

Marcello Surjopolos

P.S. You really don’t have anything to lose, but everything to gain from this knowledge, so go ahead and take advantage of this incredible offer.

P.S. You really don’t have anything to lose, but everything to gain from this knowledge, so go ahead and take advantage of this incredible offer.

Dear Friend:

The last couple of years have been pretty crazy - right?!

Doesn't it seem like we’re always just one story away from the world collapsing?

Watching the evening news is enough to keep you awake at night, worry gnawing away at your stomach.

We've seen...

  • ​Pandemics and global lock-downs​

  • ​​The Great Resignation (mass employment loss)

  • ​​​Food shortages ​​

  • ​​Skyrocketing gas prices ​​

  • ​​Economic upheaval ​​

  • ​​War in Ukraine​

  • ​​Nuclear threats ​​

  • ​​Double-digit inflation

  • ​​Supply-chain backups

  • And the list goes on!...​

You are probably feeling, along with millions of other Americans, things are bad right now and are about to get much worse.

But, most families don't know how to prepare the right way in order to not waste precious time and money on the wrong products and practices.

The problem is most people trying to prepare for emergencies waste sooo much time and money getting stuck in what's called "The Preparedness Cycle."

This cycle is quite simple... First, something in the news scares you enough to finally motivate you to get prepared.

Then, the news gets better and you lose that motivation because the urgency is gone again.

But then, something in the news scares you enough again (and again) making you want to get prepared.

You can get stuck in this cycle for years (it's exhausting!) and find yourself embarrassingly unprepared when something really bad does finally happen.

But, it doesn't have to be this way...

There’s a way to make preparedness quick and easy so you never have to get stuck in the preparedness cycle in the first place.

That's what I’m going to show you in these 5 days of training!

Over the 5 classes you'll learn the 7 steps of preparedness so you can keep you and your family safe during emergencies.

This information will save you hundreds of hours of research and will help you feel more peace and confidence about the future.

These are the same exact steps I teach clients who pay me $30,000 to $100,000 to help them and their groups get prepared, but you get these 5 days of training for ONLY $17.

What can you do with $17 that's going to be more valuable in keeping the people you love safe? Seriously! (That's just a meal and a drink at a fast food restaurant these days.) 

Why This Offer is SO VALUABLE... 

After a dozen years and hundreds of thousands of dollars spent, I've made pretty much ALL the emergency preparedness mistakes most families are making.

I've been in your shoes wondering where to begin, asking myself the questions... How do I store water or food? What kinds of foods are good? How do I protect my family from inflation? What types of situations do I need to plan for? And, so much more.

Especially in today's world, it doesn't take much for tides to turn and store shelves to go empty or things to go from “normal” to chaos.

Think about it... 72% of Americans (184.6 million adults) feel they need to prepare for “end times” but less than 1% actually do what it takes to get prepared.

That's unsustainable if a really bad emergency does happen and shelves go empty overnight!

And I have to admit, I’ve worked with these “one-percenters” over the last 12 years, and I notice that even many of them aren’t prepared the right way.

It's scary enough to feel unprepared before an emergency, but what can be far worse is to actually think you’re prepared and then to find out during a crisis you prepared the wrong way.

These days, we don't have the luxury of being unprepared anymore or being prepared the wrong way.

After training 1000s of individuals, families, companies, churches, small groups, and large organizations with the most effective ways to prepare for emergencies, I know how to save you years of research and thousands of dollars in mistakes.

So, now that I've done all the hardest work for you, I'm opening up these 7 Proven Preparedness Steps and resources to you, so you can prepare your family the right way!

You'll LOVE this information and you'll be super glad you committed to these 5 days!

I'm looking forward to working with you in my up-coming Preparedness Challenge.

Be sure to get access now before I close this course.

Sign up today!


Marcello Surjopolos

Preparedness Expert

"What’s the difference between someone who is successful with emergency preparedness, versus someone who's not...?

The answer is simple... Take action NOW and follow the 7 steps of preparedness, step by step, until you have gotten through them all successfully. Don't wait, ACT NOW!

Now it's your turn

Discover what thousands have already learned...

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is there really a money-back guarantee?

A: Yes, absolutely! In fact, it's a 100% money-back satisfaction guarantee. If you don't think you got enough value out of the 5 days of training, just let us know, and we will make it good. Just write us at info@thrivalist.com with your inquiry. (But, just to let you know, you will love the information in the 5 days of the challenge, and we don't typically get cancellations - it's that good!)

Q: Why is the price of this challenge only $17?

A: We have a mission to help 10,000 families get prepared for emergencies as quickly as possible because we believe some really tough times are coming soon.

When we were launching this challenge, we contemplated offering the 5-day challenge for free, but what we found out is that the word FREE attracts people who aren't that serious, seldom satisfied, don't value the information, and frankly rarely even show up for class (crazy, huh!?).

We also found out that most people won't pay $597 until they understand the value of the 5 days of training.

So, we decided to charge a minimal price to bring serious learners (like you) to our door, then wow you with 5 days of amazing information, and then finally earn your trust enough to have you join our community long-term.

That's what has worked for us over the last dozen or so years of doing business, and we have built a growing community of loyal members for life by giving value first.

We're confident that if we deliver value to you in these 5 days, you too will want to join 1000s of others who are now a part of our preparedness family.

Q: What will we cover over the 5-Days?

A: We will be covering the strategies Marcello uses in his 7 Preparedness Steps courses to help families quickly and effectively prioritize their preparedness without wasting time or money.

Q: What if I miss a day or have prior commitments I can't get out of?

A: No problem. This is prerecorded, so you can watch it as fast or slow as you want and anytime you want as long as you finish the first 5 days of the challenge within 5 days. If you don't finish in 5 days, you lose access to the course, but if you do finish it, we let you keep the recordings of the classes as a Special Bonus for you to enjoy because you took action quickly.

Q: Are we expected to pay for anything else during these 5 days of training?

A: Not at all. You won't be put on a continuity program or be surprised with ANY subscription or cost without your consent. We like to treat others as we like others to treat us, so you can expect NO hard-sale offers or sales tricks. We do have things you can purchase if you want to (like our Thrivalist Master Course), but that is completely up to you.

Q: What is the VIP package?

A: The VIP package is for people serious about learning additional ways to protect themselves and their families. With the VIP Package, Marcello invites 20 of his friend who are the top experts in preparedness and survival and shares that with you!

You get about 20 additional hours of video recordings and the MP3 downloads that go with those videos. This allows you to review the information over and over at your convenience.

The VIP Pass also comes with a 30-day money-back satisfaction guarantee, so there's no risk to get it.

Q: What's Marcello's background?

A: Marcello is a pioneer in emergency preparedness research and implementation and is passionate about helping others get prepared the right way.

Over the last dozen years, Marcello has worked professionally with the U.S. Special Forces, large retailers, corporations, celebrities, churches, hospitals, government entities of all sizes, and 1000s of families worldwide to prepare for emergencies.

Marcello started survival training back in the 1990s and got into prepping in the 2000s and now owns and operates several of the top brands in the market, such as Food Storage Depot, Ready Harvest, Thrivalist, and Puravai.

Marcello's background as a consultant, a manufacturer, and an owner of several emergency preparedness companies has given him a unique view into what products, services, and practices will actually work during emergencies and consequently how to save the lives of your loved ones during a real crisis.

Marcello is also a first responder (fire fighter) and one of the most sought after keynote speakers for many of the top emergency preparedness conferences in Utah (where Marcello lives).

Q: How do I contact your customer support?

A: Super easy... Just email us at info@thrivalist.com

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