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Jonathan Forte had given 10-man Oldham Athletic the lead in the first half but ultimately had to settle for a point against the Blades at Bramall Lane.
Each year, members of the first-team squad and mascot Chaddy the Owl go to the Royal Oldham Hospital to visit children who are not fortunate enough to spend the festive period at home.
Oldham Athletic will host Doncaster Rovers in the second round of the FA Cup on Saturday, December 6 (kick off 3pm).
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